Eureka American Legion O'Brien Post 177
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American Legion Eligibility:

During one of the periods listed below you must have served on "ACTIVE DUTY".

The Congress of the United States determines eligibility for membership in the American Legion. The requirement is to have served in one of the Armed Forces during certain dates at which the United States was at war and to be honorably discharged from that branch of service. Membership eligibility periods are as follows:

  • April 6, 1917 Nov. 11, 1918 World War I
  • Dec. 7, 1941 Dec. 31, 1946 World War II
  • June 25, 1950 Jan. 31, 1955 Korea
  • Feb. 28, 1961 May 7, 1975 Vietnam
  • Aug. 24, 1982 July 31, 1984 Grenada/Lebanon
  • Dec. 20, 1989 Jan. 31, 1990 Panama
  • Aug. 2, 1990 Cessation of hostilities as determined by Congress (Persian Gulf)

Eligibility for Ladies Auxillary - Sons of the American Legion:

Affiliated with the Post are our Ladies Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion Squadron. Without the help of our Auxiliary, our Post would not be what it is today. Their hard work and support has been felt throughout our Post history. Eligibility in the Auxiliary is to be a descendant of, sister, mother or wife of a living Legion member, or a deceased veteran who would have been eligible for Legion membership. Eligibility for the Sons of the American Legion is to be a male descendant of a living Legion member or a deceased veteran who would have been eligible for Legion membership.

Add your voice to the 2.7 million fellow veterans who proudly continue their service to America as Legionnaires. For further information, please call one of the below officers:

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