Membership in Post 2001 is growing!
The approximate current Legion National Membership exceeds 2 million women and men comprised of Veterans from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Desert Storm, The Global War on Terrorism, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
We are proud to have all branches of our Nation's Military represented in our Post.
We hold our meetings aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in NYC, but our membership comes from all over to include all of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Florida, as well as other national and international locations.
Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Membership
If you are currently on active duty, serving the United States honorably, anywhere in the world, or have served honorably during any of the following eligible war eras, we invite you to become a member of The American Legion.
April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918 (World War I)
Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946 (World War II)
June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955 (Korean War)
Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)
Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon / Grenada)
Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 (Panama)
Aug. 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War / War On Terrorism)
To be eligible to join the American Legion, you must have served at least one day of active military duty during the dates marked above and been honorably discharged or be still serving honorably.