The American Legion is a membership organization we provide this information to help local post and district to increase their membership.
Congratulations to posts that achieved the 100% incentive by November 11, 2018.
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Department Membership Target Dates
EARLY BIRD/NEF KICKOFF SEPTEMBER 4, 2019* 50%
FALL MEETINGS OCTOBER 2, 2019* 55%
VETERANS DAY NOVEMBER 6, 2019 65%
PEARL HARBOR DAY DECEMBER 4, 2019* 75%
MID-WINTER JANUARY 8, 2020 80%
PRESIDENT’S DAY FEBRUARY 5, 2020* 85%
LEGION BIRTHDAY MARCH 4, 2020 90%
CHILDREN & YOUTH APRIL 1, 2020* 95%
ARMED FORCES DAY MAY 6, 2020 100%
DELEGATE STRENGTH 30 DAYS PRIOR TO LAST YEARS DEPARTMENT CONVENTION
* Memberships not received by this date will receive a renewal notice from national.
Department Membership Awards
Gary W. Sammons Trophy
District with highest percentage of current membership renewals compared with its previous years’ membership renewals.
Wilson H. Morrison Trophy
District that first reaches its previous years’ membership.
Larry Knox Trophy
District with highest percentage of current membership compared with it’s previous years’ membership
Any Zone Commander who has all districts reach 100% will be award a Department jacket.
National Membership Incentives