W. B. Williamson Post 1

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1
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Unit 1 Incoming Officers 2023-24

President ..............................Shirlet Pete

          1st Vice   .................................Mary Rothermel

          2nd Vice  ................................JoAnn Richard

          Secretary  & Membership Chair........Lauryn Martin

          Treasurer ...............................Ruth Giaimis

          Chaplain ................................Judy Dugas

          Sgt. at Arms..............................TBD

         

 
 

HOW TO JOIN

 

 

 

 

STEP 1: COMPLETE A MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

 

STEP 2:  Obtain proof of your eligibility.

Note: If the person who provides your eligibility is living, they must be a current member of The American Legion and eligibility documentation is likely not necessary; however you do need to provide his or her American Legion member ID number and Post information on your application.

If the person who provides your eligibility is deceased, acceptable eligibility documents include:

a. DD-214 Discharge Papers (not issued until after the Korean War)
b. Official Military Orders
c. Official Military Service Citations/Awards
d. Letters related to the veteran’s military service. Must be on official government letterhead
e. Certificate from the VA records center in St. Louis
f. Data from the back of older discharges
*DD-214 Discharge Papers can be requested online by visiting www.archives.gov

Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibilty dates. Can I join the Auxiliary of The American Legion?
A: If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the American Legion Auxiliary of The American Legion.


However, if the qualifying veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.


Contact your local American Legion Auxiliary Unit, complete the application and proudly join the AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY.

Click on for http://www.legion.org for online details. 

 

STEP 3: SUBMIT COMPLETED, SIGNED APPLICATION WITH YOUR DUES PAYMENT. WHEN PAYING BY MAIL, PLEASE MAKE CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS PAYABLE TO ALA UNIT 1 AND MAIL TO :1633 MIGNONETTE LANE, LAKE CHARLES, LA 70605. 

FOR ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE TEXT OR CALL LAURYN MARTIN@ 337-303-2828

P.S. Dues for Unit 1 beginning 2024 are now $35.00 & Juniors dues are $6.00.