Irondequoit American Legion Post  #134

Heroes preserving our way of life

Membership

 

Our present membership totals 94 and new members are always welcome.

We are a very active group, we get involved and observe all of our Patriotic Holidays and Ceremonies.

 

We also work very hard at our Fund Raisers to generate the funds needed to support many in need, youth programs and community projects.


The Annual Membership Fee is $45 as of July 1, 2019 for the year 2020 ( July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020 )


                                  

Congress and the White House agree to expand definition of War eras to include all who served since December 7, 1941

More than 1,600 members of the U.S. Armed Forces were killed or wounded in periods of time not designated as war eras since the end of World War II.
The newly signed let everyone get involved in Opportunities for the National Service Act of 2019 - The Legion Act - honors those Veterans, their spouses and descendants, extending membership eligibility in the American Legion Family to hundreds of thousands who had previously been excluded.

The Legion Act offers American Legion membership eligibility to any U.S. military Veteran who served at least one day of active military duty since December 7, 1941 and was honorably discharged or is serving now. The act also affects membership in the American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion, expanding eligibility for those groups as well.

Membership Eligibility

 

To be eligible for membership in the American Legion, you must have an honorable discharge from the United States Military and served at least one day on active duty in the following periods.

World War I

April 6th 1918 - November 11th 1918

World War II

December 7th 1941 - December 31st 1946

U.S. Merchant Marines in WWII

December 7th 1941 - August 15th 1945

(Eligible only if attached for active service duty with the Coast Guard, Army or Navy)

Vietnam War

February 28th 1961 - May 7th 1975

Panama

December 20th 1989 - January 31st 1990

Korean War

June 25th 1950 - January 31st 1955

Lebanon and Grenada

August 24th 1982 - July 31st 1984

Persian Gulf / War on Terrorism

August 2nd 1990 - To Cessation of hostilities as determined by the United States Government

You are eligible for membership if:

 

Your basic training time was on federal activation orders and during the above periods. You were federally activated subsequent to and during any of the period given above. Your activation were for training or for missions; check the title and subsection of your activation orders.

Under eligibility guidelines for Legion membership, the term "active duty" as used in our national constitution includes "active duty for training."

 

                         For details, prospective members should contact the Legion Adjutant or download the membership application form at 

                               http://www.illegion.org/forms/Membership%20Application.pdf  and mail it with a check or money order for $45.00 to:

 

                                                                                      Irondequoit American Legion Post #134

                                                                                            Edwin J. Sulewski Jr., Adjutant

                                                                                                       504 Webster Rd.

                                                                                                 Webster New York 14580

                                                                                                           585-265-9379

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