REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION
If you have served federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving - you are eligible for membership in The American Legion!
Because eligibility dates remain open, all active duty 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.
U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (WWII).
IMPORTANT: EVERYONE MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF
DD 214 OR DISCHARGE.
Eligible veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following information to Post Membership Committee:
Complete American Legion Membership application by downloading APPLICATION.
Print two (2) completed copies. Keep one copy for your records. Return the other copy to:
American Legion Post 178
P.O. Box 478
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
If any questions, call the Post at 843 - 651 - 8784
Remember to include a copy of your DD-214 and a check for the annual dues of $55.00.
(Applications are also available at the Post.)
If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.
COPY OF DD214 DISCHARGE
(Click this link for DD214 Discharge Application)
Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post must submit the following:
a. Completed Member Data Form.
b. COPY OF DD214 OR DISCHARGE
c. COPY OF MEMBERSHIP CARD
Membership dues payment, if current year dues are not paid. If current dues are paid, please pay dues for next year's membership.