James E. Coffey

Post 3

Nashua

New Hampshire

Son's Eligibility for Membership

To be eligible, you must be a male descendant (includes stepsons and adopted sons) of a member of The American Legion.


You would also be eligible to join the Sons of The American Legion if you are the male descendant (stepsons and adopted sons included) of a veteran who died in service during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, or the Persian Gulf War (see below).


You would also be eligible to join the Sons of The American Legion if you are the male descendant (stepsons and adopted sons included) of a veteran who died subsequent to his or her honorable discharge from service in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, or the Persian Gulf War (see below).


Active Duty Service Eligibility Dates for Membership in The American Legion (note: potential S.A.L. members should use these dates to determine if their parents or grandparents are/were eligible for membership in The American Legion)

 

World War I: April 6, 1917 - Nov. 11, 1918
World War II: Dec. 7, 1941 - Dec. 31, 1946
Korean War: June 25, 1950 - Jan. 31, 1955
Vietnam Era: Feb. 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
Lebanon/Grenada: Aug. 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984
Panama: Dec. 20, 1989 - Jan. 31, 1990
Persian Gulf: August 2, 1990 until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States