POST # 298

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NEW! How to apply for your "Cold War Recognition Certificate"

NEW! How to get a government issued set of Medals

Information on American Legion Boys Nation

Information on American Legion Boys State

Prominent Graduates of Boys State

THE FLAG CODE Title 36, U.S.C., Chapter 10 As amended by P.L. 344, 94th Congress
Approved July 7, 1976

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If you've served active duty in the armed forces (even as a member of the Guard or Reserve under orders to attend training, etc., that would qualify you as active duty for as little as ONE DAY) during any of the war eras listed below, and have been honorably discharged OR are still honorably serving -- you are eligible for membership in The American Legion! You are NOT required to have "theater" or "overseas" service to join The American Legion. Only honorable service during these dates qualify you for membership in The American Legion.


Print a copy of the application below:

• Complete all areas of the application and sign it.

• Place the application, a copy of your DD214, Honorable Discharge, or a Service Statement from your current Unit Commander, and your preferred method of payment (Check or Money Order) for $30.00 in an envelope addressed to:

Del Rio-Laughlin Post #298, Attn: Membership, P.O. Box 421554, Del Rio, TX 78842-1554

• Place a stamp on the envelope and mail it!

You'll receive a membership package in the mail within two to three weeks. It will contain your 2008 Legion membership card, an American Legion lapel pin, and literature outlining the benefits of being a Legionnaire.

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YES! I'll help my fellow veterans by becoming a member of The American Legion. I certify that I served at least one day of active military duty during the dates marked below and was honorably discharged or am still serving honorably. Please send me my official American Legion package!

$30.00 check or money order enclosed --- OR ______ I'm not eligible, but my donation toward a strong military and securing veteran's benefits of $_________ is enclosed.

Birth Date _________________ Social Security No. _____-_____-_____ (Optional)

Please check the appropriate boxes

Branch of Service: __U.S. Army __U.S. Navy __U.S. Air Force __U.S. Marine Corps __ U.S. Coast Guard __ U.S. Merchant Marines

Dates of Service

__ Aug. 2, 1990 - OPEN

__ Dec. 20, 1989 - Jan. 31, 1990

__ Aug. 24, 1982 - Jul. 31, 1984

__ Dec. 22, 1961 - May 7, 1975

__ June 25, 1950 - Jan. 31, 1955

__ Dec. 7, 1941 - Dec. 31, 1946

__ Apr. 6, 1917 - Nov. 11, 1918

NAME _____________________________________

ADDRESS __________________________________

CITY, ST_______________________ , ___________



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