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Veterans Memorial Post 347

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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 are $40.  Applications are also available at the Post.
     
  2. Provide a copy of your DD 214 discharge.
     
  3. Make checks payable to "American Legion Post 347" DO NOT SEND CASH!

4. Mail to:  American Legion Post 347- - -P.O. Box 1534- - -Lady Lake FL  32158-1534 

5. If the information is correct, memberships are approved by the membership at the next general membership meeting, which is held on the second Wednesday of the month.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm.  You are invited to attend and you will receive your card at the end of the meeting.  if you are unable to attend, we will mail your card to you.
6.  Please see eligibility dates below.

Transfers

Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to Post 347 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.

5. If the information is correct, transfers are approved by the membership at the next general membership meeting, which is held on the second Wednesday of the month.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 pm.  You are invited to attend and you will receive your card at the end of the meeting.  if you are unable to attend, we will mail your card to you.

 

ELIGIBILITY DATES

Membership eligibility in the American Legion is based on honorable service with the U. S. Armed Forces between:

(April 6, 1917 -November 11, 1918) World War I
(December 7, 1941 - Current) 

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.

Must have served at least one day of active military duty during one of the dates listed and honorably discharged or still serving honorably.

For any questions please contact our membership chairman, or stop at the Post.  The normal operating hours are from 9 am to 4 pm.

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