A woman who is eligible for membership in The American Legion is also eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary.The mother, wife, daughter, sister, grand-daughter, great-grand-daughter, or grandmother of members of The American Legion, and deceased veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during the listed war eras.
Auxiliary members need to supply a copy of DD-214 discharge papers for the relative through whom their eligibility is established.
The DD-214, officially "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active-Duty," but generally referred to as a DD-214, is a document of the United States Department of Defense, issued upon a military service member's retirement, separation or discharge from active-duty military. Learn more about DD-214 requests.
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