2018-2019 Membership Committee:

Chairman:  A.B. Brown (74)

Vice Chairmen: Joe Dudley (74), Dean Jennings (36), Johnny Baker (320)

Members: Tom Hart (147), Frank Carr (99), David Wallace (180), Ed Amoros (176), Earl Pierce (67), Rita Copeland (37), Curry Brooks (190), Jim Rovinski (120), John Ward (34), Willie Barr (114), William Jones (67), Kyle Weiss (148)

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.

2018-2019 Department Membership Awards Dates:

Cardinal Award (35%) – August 15, 2018

Jefferson Award (50%) – September 5, 2018

Jamestown Award (55%) – October 3, 2018

Veterans Day Award (65%) – November 7, 2018

Dogwood Award (75%) – December 5, 2018

Yorktown Award (85%) – January 2, 2019

Foxhound Award (90%) – February 6, 2019

Legion Birthday Award (95%) – March 6, 2019

Old Dominion Award (100%) – April 3, 2019-Gold Certificate

–  April 17, 2019-Silver Certificate

– May 1, 2019-Blue Certificate

Dan Daniel Plaque (110%) –  June 5, 2019

Post Honor Ribbon – *100% by December 26, 2018*

Membership Eligibility

If you are on active duty today, anywhere in the world, or have served a minimum of one day federal active service during any eligible war eras, you are a veteran and you’re eligible to become a Legionnaire!

We’re veterans just like you, nearly 3 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 222 posts, and over 59,000 members.  Just like you, we’re “Still Serving America!”

You must have served at least one day of active military duty during the dates below and were honorably discharged or still serving honorably.

Eligibility Dates:

Apr 6, 1917- Nov 11, 1918;

Dec 7, 1941 – Dec 31, 1946

Jun 25, 1950 – Jan 31, 1955

Feb 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975

Aug 24, 1982 – Jul 31, 1984

Dec 20, 1989 – Jan. 31, 1990

Aug 2, 1990 – present

 

 

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.