If you are currently an active duty military member in any of the branches of service, or if you served at least one day of active duty during any of the periods listed below and were honorably discharged, you are eligible to become a member of the American Legion.
*August 2, 1990 to today (Operation Desert Shield/Storm)
December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990 (Operation Just Cause - Panama)
August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon/Grenada)
February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)
June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 (Korean War)
December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (World War II)
April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 (World War I)
U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from Dec. 7, 1941 to Aug. 16, 1945.
*Because eligibility dates remain open, all members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time, until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.
If you are interested in becoming a member and you meet the qualifications specified above please contact us. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our organization as soon as possible!
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Bolingbrook Post 1288 meets the third Monday of every month at 7:30 PM. The meetings are held at 201 B Canterbury Lane, Bolingbrook, IL 60440. For more information regarding meeting times and dates and other post events, please contact us.
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