Join The American Legion
If you have served at least one day of active military duty since December 7, 1941 and were honorably discharged or you are still serving active military duty honorably, you are eligible for membership with The American Legion.
VA Benefits Assistance.
Accredited American Legion service officers are specially trained to provide expert assistance, free of charge, to veterans and their families. Your membership also helps support American Legion Department Service Officers nationwide who assist veterans in preparing claims and obtaining their full military healthcare benefits through the VA.
A Voice in Our Nation's Capital
The American Legion is the nation's most influential, effective and dependable advocate of veteran affairs fighting for better active-duty pay, improved housing for active-duty families and helping to ensure that the VA's medical system can properly care for veterans.
Monthly Magazine (a $30 value)
Our nation's leaders speak directly to citizens on the pages of The American Legion Magazine. The American Legion's organizational goals are promoted using the words of talented writers, professional journalists and world leaders.
Family, Camaraderie and Continuing Service Through Community Support
Financial grants are among the ways The American Legion supports its members and families of military servicemembers during times of financial hardship and natural disasters.
Print and complete the American Legion Membership Application by clicking on this link Membership Application or stop by and fill one out. Cost is $40 a year.
Mail or drop off your signed application and a check or money order for $40 for first year’s membership dues.
(make checks payable to American Legion Post 580).
American Legion Post 580 (Attention Membership)
290 Lake Drive East Chanhassen, MN 55317