Eligibility and Membership

Membership Eligibility

All male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of members of The American Legion, and such male descendants of veterans who died in service during World 1, World War 11, Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, and the Persian Gulf War, during the delimiting periods set forth below, or who died subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service, shall be eligible for membership in the Sons of The American Legion.

Eligibility Dates

If an individual meets the eligibility requirements for both organizations, it is possible to belong to both, The American Legion and the Sons of The American Legion. Individuals who belong to both are known as dual members.

How much does it cost to belong to the Sons?

Our Squadron has established our dues requirements at $19.00 per year. We have a slogan within the Sons which addresses the issue of dues: It's not the price you pay for membership... it's the price your forefathers paid to make you eligible!"

Application Process

If applying for a first time membership, you must submit the following information. Membership applications are available at Post 39 or:

  1. Print and complete the Sons of the American Legion Membership Application
  2. Prepare an annual dues check for $19.00 payable to Sons of the American Legion Squadron 39.
  3. If your relative is currently on Active Duty, present their valid military identification card (Common Access Card) at the Post,
    otherwise, provide a copy of your relatives DD 214 to ascertain membership eligibility. Please black-out the Social Security Number.
  4. Mail or deliver the application and dues to:

         American Legion Eber Duclo Post 39
         c/o SAL
         634 Manitou Ave
         Manitou Springs, CO 80829
  5. If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be provided to you.

Sons of the American Legion [SAL]


The American Legion Post 39 

  Third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM

Sons of the American Legion Squadron 39 

  Second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 39 

  First Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM