2020-2021 Membership Committee:

Chairman:  Dave Wallace (180)

Vice Chairmen: John Ward (34), Gene Malinowski (59), Linda Fanning (67)

Members: Tom Hart (147), Frank Carr (99), James McKeever (120), Earl Pierce (67), Johnny Baker (320), Curry Brooks (190), Sonnie Dickerson (330), William Jones (67), Kyle Weiss (148), Terri Puckett (34), Bill Stramm (56), Christine Williamson (368), Alonzo Scott (37), Joe Dudley (74)

PDC Advisor: Linden Dixon (139)

The Department membership report is updated weekly and can be found using the link on the right side bar. Other resources can be found below.

2020-2021 Department Membership Awards Dates:

Cardinal Award – August 12, 2020 – 35% of 2021 Post Goal
Jefferson Award – September 2, 2020 – 50% of 2021 Post Goal
Jamestown Award – October 7, 2020 – 55% of 2021 Post Goal
Veteran’s Day Award – November 4, 2020 – 65% of 2021 Post Goal
Dogwood Award – December 2, 2020 – 75% of 2021 Post Goal
Yorktown Award – January 6, 2021 – 85% of 2020 Post Goal
Foxhound Award – February 3, 2021 – 90% of 2021 Post Goal
Legion Birthday Award – March 3, 2021 – 95% of 2021 Post Goal
Old Dominion Award – 100% of 2021 Post Goal
– April 7, 2021 – Gold Certificate – 100% of 2021 Post Goal
– April 21, 2021 – Silver Certificate – 100% of 2021 Post Goal
– May 5, 2021 – Blue Certificate – 100% of 2021 Post Goal
Dan Daniel Plaque – June 2, 2021 – 110% of 2021 Post Goal
Post Honor Ribbon – *100% by December 26, 2020

Membership Eligibility

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!

We’re veterans just like you, nearly 2 million strong, who care about America, veterans and their families and our nation’s youth. The Legion is a powerful voice in Washington dedicated to preserving the rights we’ve all earned – and were promised – by service to our nation in uniform.

We invite you to join us now. Membership brings an impressive array of benefits. The American Legion is always there for you and your family. – in Virginia we have 208 posts, and over 39,500 members.  Just like you, we’re “Still Serving America!”

Purpose- To formulate, recommend and implement adopted policies relating to the recruitment of members and the functioning of Posts, Districts, and Regions in a manner to attract and retain members; further to develop promotional activities as necessary for the accomplishment of said activity and attainment of stated goals within each tier. To assist the New Post and DMS Committee in revitalization of existing Posts within the Regions.

Reporting: The Chairman of the Membership & Post Activities Committee reports its actions and activities to the Department Executive Committee.