Membership


All male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of members of The
American Legion, and such male descendants of veterans who died
in service during World I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam
War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, the Persian GulfWar, and the War on
Terrorism, during the delimiting periods set forth in Article IV, Section
1, of the National Constitution of TheAmerican Legion, or who died
subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service, shall be eligible
for membership in the Sons of The American Legion.

Eligibility Dates

World War I
April 6, 1917  to  Nov. 11, 1918
World War II
Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946
U.S. Merchant Marines
Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946
Korean War
June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31,1955
               
Vietnam War
Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975
       
Lebanon/Grenada
Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984      
Panama
Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 
Desert Shield/Storm/War on Terror
Aug. 2, 1990 to date of cessation