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Eligibility Information

 

If you have served federal active duty in the United States 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!

WWIApril 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918

WWIIDecember 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946

Korean WarJune 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955

Vietnam WarFebruary 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975

Lebanon/GrenadaAugust 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984

PanamaDecember 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990

Gulf War/War on TerrorismAugust 2, 1990 - Present

*Because eligibility dates remain open, all members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time, until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.

U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (WWII).

FACILITIES

American Legion Post 256 has an ~4,000 square foot full equipped banquet facility available.  For availability or to schedule eligibility please call (316) 223-4166 or email AMLPost256@gmail.com

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