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THE AMERICAN LEGION

JAMES E. COFFEY POST 3

NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

Eligibility Periods

Membership eligibility in The American Legion, the Worlds Largest Veterans Organization, is based on honorable service with the United States Armed Forces during the following periods:

World War I: April 6, 1917 and November 11, 1918

World War II: December 7, 1941 and December 31, 1946

Korean War: June 25, 1950 and January 31, 1955

Vietnam War: February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975

Lebanon/Grenada: August 24, 1982 and July 31, 1984

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

*Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm: August 2, 1990 until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States


*Because eligibility dates remain open, all members of the US Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time.