Join The American Legion

To join, please complete the online application below or print the application form and mail it with a check payable to The American Legion of Iowa.

Mail to:

The American Legion
Department of Iowa
720 Lyon Street
Des Moines, IA  50309

For more information call: (515) 282-5068 or (800) 365-8387

Membership Eligibility Dates

Any person shall be eligible for membership in The American Legion who was a member of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard or Air Force of the United States and assigned to active duty at some time during any of the following periods:

*April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918
*December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946
*June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955
*February 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975
*August 24, 1982 – July 31, 1984
*December 20, 1989 – January 31, 1990
*August 2, 1990 – Present
* all dates inclusive

Such service shall have been terminated by honorable discharge or honorable separation, or continued honorably after any of said periods.

Please Note: Unless otherwise noted in this form, you will be signed up as a member of The Department of Iowa's Post #729, a holding post until you are transferred to a local post.

Please Note: You will be redirected to PayPal once you click Submit to fulfill the payment portion of your application.