American Legion Post 218

1007 East Third Street Washington, Missouri                                        636-239-4363

All male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of members of the American Legion, and such male descendents of veterans who died in service during WWI, WWII, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf War, and the War on Terrorism, during the delimiting periods set forth in Article IV, Section 1, of the National Constitution of the American Legion, or who died subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service.  Service eras are listed above.  


American Legion Eligibility

American Legion Riders

Eligible American Legion Post, Auxiliary and Sons members who are interested in joining AL Riders Chapter 218 can check the eligibility on the Riders page.  

Meet the Eligibility Requirements?

Interested in joining


If you are currently on active duty, serving the United States honorably, any where in the world, or have served honorably, during any of the following eligible war eras, we invite you to become a member of the American Legion. National Guard and Reservists who have been Federally activated, including basic training, during these same war periods also meet the eligibility requirements.  

  • August 2, 1990 to today   (Gulf War/War on Terrorism)
  • December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990   (Panama)
  • August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984   (Lebanon/Grenada)
  • February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975   (Vietnam War)
  • June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955   (Korean War)
  • December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946   (World War II)
  • April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918   (World War I)

Sons of the AL


American Legion

Women are eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary if they are the mother, wife, daughter, sister, grand-daughter, great-grand-daughter or grandmother of members of the American Legion, and deceased veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during the listed war eras above. Women veterans and servicemembers are eligible to Join the auxiliary regardless of whether she is a member of the American Legion. However, eligibility of her female relatives (sister, mother, direct descendants) depends upon her membership in The American Legion.

Sons of the American Legion

American Legion Auxiliary