American Legion

G.T. Evans
American Legion Post 44

We’re the largest veterans organization in the nation with 2.5 million members. When you add our membership together with the American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of  the American Legion and we have a combined family of four million members working together every day for our veterans, our youth and our communities. We’re a powerful force for the nation. Find out more about  the American Legion’s commitment of service to America.

Legion Family

Benefits of Membership


Your membership gives you and your family practical, money-saving discounts that can easily save you many times the cost of your annual membership dues.

Monthly Magazine

Our nation's leaders speak directly to citizens on the pages of The American Legion Magazine. The Legion's organizational goals are promoted using the words of talented writers, professional journalists, and world leaders.

A Powerful Force in our Nation's Capitol

The American Legion is the nation’s most influential, effective and dependable advocate of veteran affairs fighting for better active-duty pay, improved housing for active-duty families and helping to ensure that the VA’s medical system can properly care for veterans.

VA Benefit Assistance

Your membership helps support Department Service Officers nationwide who assist veterans in preparing claims and obtaining their full military healthcare benefits through the VA.

Eligibility Requirements for American Legion Membership

If you are currently on active duty, serving the United States honorably, anywhere 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.

  • April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918 (World War I)
  • Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946 (World War II)
  • June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955 (Korean War)
  • Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)
  • Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon / Grenada)
  • Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 (Panama)
  • Aug. 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War / War On Terrorism)

We Serve: Veterans — Community — Country

Contact Us

G.T. Evans
American Legion Post 44
1005 Hwy 195
For mail use: PO Box 1073
Elephant Butte, NM 87935

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