American Legion Post 191
                 1232 N. Miami Ave., Marshall, MO 65340    
                           Phone number 660-886-7377
Veterans serving Veterans, their families, and the community 

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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!


August 2, 1990 to present  (Persian Gulf/War on Terrorism)
December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990 (Operation Just Cause-Panama)
August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon/Grenada)
February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam)
June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 (Korea)
December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 ( World War II)
April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 (World War I)

*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).

Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Auxiliary Membership

Membership in the American Legion Auxiliary shall be limited to the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, wives, and direct and adopted female descendants of members of The American Legion, and to the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, wives, and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women who were in the Armed Forces of the United States during any of the following periods:

August 2, 1990 to present  (Persian Gulf/War on Terrorism)
December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990 (Operation Just Cause-Panama)
August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon/Grenada)
February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam)
June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 (Korea)
December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 ( World War II)
April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 (World War I)

If you are interested in the American Legion or the Auxiliary, please fill out the contact form below. A local American Legion Representative will be in contact with you or click on the the image below to join from the national website. 

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