American Legion Great Bridge Post 280, Inc        

Welcome to our newest members


New members: Alexander Cooper, Willie Sheppard, Alvin Frederick, Terry Morris, Nichael Smith, Milton Bradley, Jordan belantes, Kristopher Serneo and Frank Palmer


Transferring members: John Geary, Adolphus Jones, Charles Fieldler, Brian Vazquez, Marcus Thompson, Thomas Thomas, Michelle Capucci, Jon Criss, Carl Benedict, Thomas Nichols, Mark Stanley, Alan Cobb, Vincent Argiro, Randall Bubb, Larry Humphrey, Douglas McConnell and Albert Brady.


Membership Eligibility


Who's Eligible? - How Do I Join?


Membership Eligibility

If you are on active duty today, anywhere in the world, or have served a minimum of one day federal active service during any of the eligible war eras, you are a veteran and you're eligible to become a Legionnaire! We are veterans also, nearly 3 million strong, who care about America, it's veterans, their families and our nation's youth. The Legion is a powerful voice in Washington dedicated to preserving the rights we've all earned - and were promised - by service to our nation in uniform. We invite you to join us now. Remember, you must have served at least one day of active military duty during the dates below and have been honorably discharged or still be serving honorably.


Eligibility Dates:

Apr 6, 1917- Nov 11, 1918;

Dec 7, 1941 - Dec 31, 1946

Jun 25, 1950 - Jan 31, 1955

Feb 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975

Aug 24, 1982 - Jul 31, 1984

Dec 20, 1989 - Jan. 31, 1990

Aug.2, 1990 - present

How Do I Join?

New Membership
Eligible veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following
information to the Post Membership Committee:

1. A completed American Legion Membership application. Applications are
available at the Post or click the following link. Membership Application.
2. A copy of the applicants DD 214 or their active duty ID card.
3. Your dues payment of $43.00; make check payable to American Legion Post 280.

If the information is correct, your membership will be approved and a membership
card will be mailed to you.

Transfering Membership
American Legion members applying for transfers to our Post must submit the
following information to the Post Membership Committee:

1. Completed Member Data Form. Can be found here .
2. Copy of DD214 or Discharge
3. Copy of Membership Card
4. If current year dues are not paid, make check payable to American
Legion Post 280. (Dues are $43.00).

Paid-Up-For-Life (PUFL) Memberships
If you are interrested in a Paid-Up-For-Life (PUFL) Membership, contact the Post
Adjutant ( or visit National's Paid-Up-For-Life membership
application page at
Paid-Up-For-Life Membership - PUFL Link

The American Legion is always there for you (The Veteran) and your family. Why
don't you join and be there for the next veteran and his family?