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American Legion Auxiliary

American Legion Auxiliary Mission:

In the spirit of Service Not Self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad.

For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.

Eligibility requirements for the American Legion are those who served in the Armed Forces of the U. S. during any eligibility periods. Eligibility requirements for American Legion Auxiliary are women, mothers, wives, daughters, sisters, granddaughters, great-granddaughters and grandmothers of members of the American Legion, of those who served in the Armed Forces of the U.S. during any eligibility periods.  Jr. members are defined as that group under the age of 18.

Eligibility Periods

World War I                                           April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918

World War II                                          Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946

Korean War                                          June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955

Vietnam War                                        February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975

Lebanon/Grenada                              August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984

Panama                                                 December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990

Operation Desert Shield/Storm

Gulf War/War on Terrorism              August 2, 1990 to date of cessation

U.S. Merchant Marines                     Served between December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946

Calendar of Events:


Winter Conference
Review Girls State Applications


Poppy Posters & High School Scholarships


Easter Egg Hunt Preparation
Wyoming Girls State Preparation


Americanism Essays are Due
Auxiliary Emergency Fund
Spring Conference


Poppy Month (tubs)
Memorial Day Program & Carry In Dinner


Wyoming Girls State
LaGrange Mini Fair Float and Volunteering
Cookies for the VA


Unit Celebration




Pay Dues to Treasurer


Halloween Party
Fall Workshop


Education in the Classroom
Veterans Day Dinner


Year-Round Christmas Donations