American Legion Post 316 is made up of four constituent organizations: The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, and Legion Riders. Each organization has its own rules for membership, which are summarized below. Post 316 welcomes new membership inquiries and invites you to read through the requirements for membership and to find the organization that is right for you.
|AUGUST 2, 1990 TO TODAY||(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)|
U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (WWII).
The American Legion:
If you have served on federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces during any of the war eras listed above, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving — you are eligible for membership in The American Legion.
New Members: $40
Early Bird (Before 12 NOV): $35
Renewal (12 NOV and after): $40
3-Year Membership: $100
Seniors (60 and over): $32
Seniors 3-Year Membership: $90
American Legion Auxiliary:
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 and died in the line of duty during such service, or who, having received an Honorable Discharge, died after service.
A woman who is eligible for American Legion membership is eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary regardless of whether she is a member of the American Legion. However, eligibility of her female relatives (sister, mother, direct descendants) depends on her membership in The American Legion.
New Members: $30
Early Bird: (Before 12 NOV) $28
Renewal: (12 NOV and after) $30
Seniors (60 and over): $25
Junior Girls (Under 18): $5