Garden Oaks Post 560

Membership Requirements

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New Membership

Eligible veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following information to Post Membership Committee:

  1. Complete American Legion Membership Application.

    Print two (2) completed copies.  Keep one copy for your records. Mail the other copy to above address, together with your dues payment. (Dues amount on application).  Applications are also available at the Post.)
     
  2. Provide a copy of your DD214 discharge.
     
  3. Pay the membership dues (amount shown on application). Make checks payable to our Post listed above. DO NOT SEND CASH.
     
  4. If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.
     
  5. Membership dues payment, if current year dues are not paid. If current dues are paid, please pay dues for next year's membership.

Alternatively you may email a copy of your application and DD214 to adjutant@txlegion560.com and ask for available methods of payment.

Transfers

Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post must submit the following:

  1. Complete American Legion Membership Application.
     
  2. Provide a copy of your DD214 discharge.
     
  3. Provide a copy of your membership card.
     
  4. Membership dues payment, if current year dues are not paid. If current dues are paid, please pay dues for next year's membership.

 

ELIGIBILITY DATES

The American Legion’s eligibility criteria immediately changes from seven war eras to two: April 6, 1917, to Nov. 11, 1918, and Dec. 7, 1941 to a time later determined by the federal government. No other restrictions to American Legion membership are changed.

For any questions please contact our membership chairman, or stop at the Post.

Click on the gold star "Application" menu button for an online application form.