The easiest way to join the American Legion is by coming to the post and talking to a current member.

If you want to join online, visit the North Dakota Department's official page by clicking here.

Eligibility Requirements for the American Legion:

If you are currently on active duty, serving the United States honorably, anywhere in the world, or have served honorably during any of the following eligible war eras, we invite you to become a member of The American Legion.  National Guard and Reservists having been Federally activated (including basic training) during these same war eras also meet the eligibility requirements.

  • Aug. 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War / War On Terrorism)
  • Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 (Panama)
  • Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon / Grenada)
  • Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)
  • June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955 (Korean War)
  • Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946 (World War II)
  • April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918 (World War I)
Are you not eligible to join the American Legion but still want to get involved?
    Check out the "Our Organizations" page to see other programs that Post 26 offers!