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Become a Member

Whether you're a Veteran, spouse or family member of a Veteran, or you simply want to get involved; being a member has lots of benefits. Plus, you'll find friendships that last a lifetime.

The POW MIA Flag
Sons of the American Legion Emblem
The American Legion Emblem
The American Legion Auxiliary Emblem

Who can join?

You don't have to have served to become a member!

Becoming a member of The American Legion means supporting a mission that began in 1919. Volunteers, members, and officers are fighting daily for Veteran programs, rights, and raising funds for our Veterans.

Your membership helps continue this mission AND you do not need to have served to get involved. Check out the membership criteria below for SAL and Auxiliary!

Post Membership

Military Medals


All those serving in the U.S. Armed Forces during times of national crisis, regardless of place of service, are eligible to become a Post Member.


If you have served at least one day of active duty since December 7th of 1941 and have been honorably discharged, you can become a member of our Post.

Dues: $54 per year

Sons of the Legion


You must be one of the following:

  • The male descendant (including stepsons and adopted sons) of a current member of The American Legion.

  • The male descendant of a veteran who served from December 7, 1941 to today.

  • The male descendant of a veteran who died after his/her honorable discharge from any service from December 7, 1941 to today.

Dues: $15 per year

Father and Son Black & White Photo


Field of Poppy Flowers


You must be a grandmother, mother, sister, spouse, or direct/ adopted female descendant of:

  • A member of the American Legion.

  • A man or woman who served between 4/6/1917 to 11/11/1918, or anytime after December 7, 1941.

  • Of all men and women who died after honorable discharge or in the line of duty any time after December 7, 1941 or the periods mentioned above.

Dues: $25 per year


Talk to our Officers or drop in on a Monthly Meeting. Better yet, stop at our Post and talk with our loyal patrons. You are always welcome at Nelson-Lucking American Legion Post 47.

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