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MEMBERSHIP


SGT. FRANCIS M. GLYNN AMERICAN LEGION POST 132 WANTS YOU!
We are always looking for people interested in becoming members.



AMERICAN LEGION MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS


How Can You Join? 

In order to join the Francis M. Glynn American Legion Post 132 of Franklin New Jersey, you will have to show your proof of service.  In all cases this means producing a copy of your Form DD214.  


Stop by the Post with your DD214complete an application, and pay one year's membership fees.

If you do not have your DD214 Form, you can request it from the National Personnel Records Center  (Request for Military Records Form 180, Front and Back) can be used to obtain a copy of your DD214 or other military records.  

TO ORDER YOUR MILITARY RECORDS - click the link below and follow the instructions::

http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/standard-form-180.html

Eligibility in The American Legion is based on honorable service with the U.S. Armed Forces between --

April 6, 1917 and November 11, 1918 (World War I)

December 7, 1941 and December 31, 1946 (World War II)

December 7, 1941 to August 15, 1945 (U.S. Merchant Marines)

June 25, 1950 and January 31, 1955 (Korean War)

February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)

August 24, 1982 and July 31, 1984 (Lebanon/Grenada)

December 20, 1989 and January 31, 1990 (Operation Just Cause - Panama)

*Operation Desert Shield/August 2, 1990 to today (Persian Gulf)

"Do not wait to be asked to join." As a veteran who meets the above criteria, you have the right to be a member of the "Nation's Largest Veterans Organization".

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization. A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members -- men and women -- in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide. These Posts are organized into 55 departments -- one each for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico, and the Philippines.

The American Legion's national headquarters is in Indianapolis, Indiana, with additional offices in Washington, DC.


*Because eligibility dates remain open, all members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time, until cessation of hostilities as determined by the U.S. Government.




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