Eligibility Requirements for Membership in The American Legion Auxiliary
|Women are eligible for membership in the Auxiliary if they are themselves a veteran who served honorably or if they fall into one of the following categories:
of an active duty servicemember or veteran who served honorably during any of the eligible war eras liisted in the table at right. Step-relatives in the categories above, such as step-mother, step-sister, step-daughter, are also eligible.
|World War I
April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918
|World War II to present day
Dec. 7, 1941 to present day
|U.S. Merchant Marines
Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946
1. If a request for American Legion Auxiliary membership is based on a family member who is living, that person must be a member of The American Legion.
In addition to the DD214, examples of other acceptable documentation to verify eligibility are: