Complete, print and return the signed form along with your DD-214 and payment to:

American Legion Post 280

469 N. Battlefield Blvd

Chesapeake VA 23320


YES! I'll help my fellow veterans by becoming a member of The American Legion. I certify by signing this application that I have served at least one day of active military duty during the dates marked below and was honorably discharged or am still serving honorably.

Attached is $43.00 for my first year's membership.
ID Number if former member: 
First Name: 
Last Name: 
Zip Code: 
Home Phone: 

Please select the appropriate date of service:

Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (August 2, 1990 - Today)*
Operation Just Cause (December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990)
Lebanon/Grenada (August 24, 1982 - July 31,1984)
Vietnam War (February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975)
Korean War (June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955)
World War II (December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946)

Please indicate your branch of service:

U.S. Army
U.S. Navy
U.S. Air Force
U.S. Marines
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Merchant Marine

Name of recruiter: 

Signature of Applicant 

*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.