The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, and community service organization which now numbers 2.4 million – men and women – in more than 14,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.  These Posts are organized into 55 Departments – one each for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico, and the Philippines.


Membership eligibility in The American Legion is based on honorable service within the U.S. Armed Forces between April 6, 1917 and November 11, 1918 (World War I); From December 7, 1941 until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.

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Mail: PO Box 26657
Raleigh, NC 27611-6657

Office: 2940 Falstaff Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27611

Phone: (919) 832-7506
Fax: (919) 832-6428

Department Adjutant
Tierian “Randy” Cash

Executive Secretary
Deborah Rose

Membership Manager
Loree Miller

Sheila Bayles

Program Manager
Greg Gidding

AL Membership Report Archives

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AL 2019-20 Membership Year

AL 2018-19 Membership Year

SAL Membership Report Archives

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“D” – Department of NC Reports, “N” = National Reports

SAL 2019-20 Membership Year

SAL 2018-19 Membership Year