AMERICAN LEGION MEMBERSHIP
Prospective members must provide a DD-214 (or equivalent document) showing honorable discharge & service dates.
How to join:
Congressional law requires us to verify eligibility.
===> (* Please redact your SSN--we don't want or need it!) <===
Request your DD-214 here.
4. Post 8 dues is $35 per year; cash, checks payable to AL Kenneth Nash Post 8, or money orders all accepted. (Please bear with us as we work out when we'll start to accept credit cards.)
5. If your email is correct, adjutant will contact you. After eligibility verification & payment, your new membership card will be sent to you by first class mail.
Are you eligible? See dates below.
TRANSFERRING into Post 8
To transfer from your current post to Post 8 in Washington, DC, provide:
===>1. Completed Member Data Form (obtain from Post 8 or your old post; requires wet signatures).
===>2. DD214 or honorable discharge papers to verify eligibility
===>3. Your current AL membership or PUFL (paid up for life) card
Membership years run from 1 July to 30 June (i.e., pay on 1 July, your card will be valid until 31 Dec the FOLLOWING year.)
Please go to the AL SITE HERE TO RENEW.
(Forgot your AL membership #/ID? Ask Post 8 Adjutant.)
ELIGIBILITY DATES (Who qualifies?)
Membership in the American Legion is based on honorable, active duty service in the US Armed Forces for at least one (1) day during any of these inclusive dates:
*Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (Aug 2, 1990 - TBD)
Lebanon/Grenada (Aug 24, 1982 - Jul 31,1984)
DESCENDANT OF A WARTIME VETERAN?
Join the Sons of the American Legion or the American Legion Auxiliary!
To join the the AL Ladies Auxiliary stop in to the post or contact dcaux8 [at] gmail [dot] com