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JOHN B. LATIMER
COLLEGE PARK
American Legion POST No. 217





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  • How To Join Post 217

    First, determine if you are eligible to join The American Legion.

    There are three ways that you can establish eligibility.

    1. You were honorably discharged after serving at least one day of active military duty in either the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marines, or the U.S. Coast Guard during one of the following time periods:

    o April 6, 1917 - Nov. 11, 1918
    o Dec. 7, 1941 - Dec. 31, 1946
    o June 25, 1950 - Jan. 31, 1955
    o Feb. 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975
    o Aug. 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984
    o Dec. 20, 1989 - Jan. 31, 1990
    o Aug. 2, 1990 - Cessation of hostilities as determined by U.S. Government.

    2. You were honorably discharged after serving at least one day of active duty in the Merchant Marines during the period Dec. 7, 1941 - Aug. 15, 1945.


    3. You are currently serving honorably in either the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marines, or the U.S. Coast Guard.

    Note that anyone in the Armed Services since August 2, 1990, is eligible for membership. Keep in mind that Reserve and National Guard personnel who were called up for active duty are eligible.

    If you are eligible, print out The American Legion Membership Application, fill it in and either mail it or bring it by the Post. You can either leave the name of recruiter blank or fill in the name of a member.

    The Post’s address is:

    American Legion Post No. 217
    9218 Baltimore Blvd
    College Park, MD 20740

Links

Post 217

Post 217 Membership

Post 217 Ladies' Auxiliary

Post 217 SAL
(Sons of the American Legion)

Other American Legion Links




Dinner is Served from 5:00 PM until 7:30 PM on Friday Nights

Post Lunch Tuesday through Friday 12:00 PM till 2:30 PM


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