The American Legion
Corey E. Garver -Post 202 - Topsham, Maine
If you are on active duty today, anywhere in the world, or have served during any eligible war eras, you are a veteran and you are eligible to become a Legionnaire!
You've probably heard of the American Legion. We're veterans just like you, nearly 3 million strong, who care about America, veterans, their families and our nation's youth. The Legion is a powerful voice in Washington dedicated to preserving the rights we've all earned -- and were promised -- by service to our nation in uniform. The American Legion is America's largest veterans organization. We're fighting for higher active duty pay, future retired COLAs, better military housing, assistance for veterans in finding jobs and a superior health care system proposed by the Legion, called the GI Bill of Health, which you -- and your family -- can continue to use after separation or retirement.
I invite you to join us now. Membership brings an impressive array of benefits. The American Legion is always there for you and your family -- in Washington and nearly 15000 local Posts throughout America and abroad. Just like you, we're "Still Serving America."
If you have served on federal active duty in the armed forces during any of the war eras listed below, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving --- you are eligible for membership in The American Legion.
August 2, 1990 to today - Operation Desert Shield/Storm
December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990 Operation Just Cause - Panama
August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 - Lebanon/Grenada
February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 - Vietnam War
June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 - Korean War
December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 - World War II
April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 - World War I
To take advantage of your eligibility, come by the Post Home at 79 Foreside Road, Topsham, ME and pick up an application or give us a call at 207-729-9870
Printable Application Forms in PDF format are also available. Click here
Auxiliary membership is open to the wives, daughters, granddaughters, adopted daughters and step daughters of Legion members in good standing or deceased eligible veterans. The Sons of the American Legion is open to the male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of Legion members in good standing or deceased eligible veterans. Please e-mail the Adjutant or come in to see us to verify your eligibility. We will be happy to assist you with getting any needed paperwork.