Who’s Eligible?

A woman who is eligible for membership in The American Legion is also eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary. The mother, wife, daughter, sister, grand-daughter, great-grand-daughter, or grandmother of members of The American Legion, and deceased veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during the listed war eras.

Eligibility Dates

From… To… Activity
April 6, 1917 November 11, 1918 World War I
December 7, 1941 August 15, 1945 Merchant Marines
December 7, 1941 December 31, 1946 World War II
June 25, 1950 January 31, 1955 Korean War
February 28, 1961 May 7, 1975 Vietnam War
August 24, 1982 July 31, 1984 Grenada / Lebanon
December 20, 1989 January 31, 1990 Panama
August 2, 1990 Cessation of Hostilities Persian Gulf


If you meet our eligibility requirements and would like to join us, please print an application and take it to your local American Legion Auxiliary Unit or contact us for information on finding your local unit.


New Member Handbook
To the Auxiliary, the Auxiliary Song