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Eligible War Time Veterans.  Join our Post and help us be strong advocates for Veterans and their Families.



There are thousands of eligible veterans living in the City of Detroit, lets ask them to join us, especially the young vets and female vets..By taking advantages of the savings available to you as a member of the American Legion, you will more than triple the savings on the cost of our $45.00 membership dues.


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  • POST DUES $45.00/YEAR
  • LEGION MEMBERSHIP YEAR 2019 (JULY 1, 2018 TO JUNE 30, 2019
    • 20209 BRIARCLIFF RD. DETROIT, MI. 48221




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Your $45.00 membership dues will be put to good use supporting Legion Programs and helping Veterans. 

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Member Benefits Contact Information

Member Benefits Division
5745 Lee Road
Indianapolis, IN 46216
Phone: 1-800-433-3318
Send E-Mail to the Member Benefits Division

The American Legion continuously seeks programs that provide direct benefits and services to members and dependants. Statement of Vision charges us to respond not only to the “quality of life needs” of our members and their families, but also to the veteran community at large.




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 Join our Post and the Nation's Premier Veterans Service Organization  " The American Legion"


-Veterans who receive legal help or aid from advocacy groups receive on average $11,162 in Veteran Disability Benefits, compared with $4,728 for those who go it alone.

The American Legion Department of Michigan has some of the best trained Department Service Officers in the nation.  Don't go at it alone when filing claims, become a member of our Post and The American Legion and have the support and resouces of close to 3 million Veterans behind you.


What Is A Veteran?

A veteran is defined by federal law, moral code and military service... A military veteran is Any person who served for Any length of time in Any military service branch. 


War Veteran

Any GI (Government Issue) ordered to foreign soil or waters to participate in direct or support activity against an enemy.  The operant condition: Any GI sent in harm's way!!!

Combat Veteran Any GI who experiences any level of hostility for any duration resulting from offensive, defensive or friendly fire military action involving a real or perceived enemy in any pre-or post-designated theater of combat (war) operations.



Cold War Veteran

  Public Law 104-106-110 Stat 349:  The term "Cold War" means the period beginning on September 2, 1945, and ending on August 21, 1991.  It is used at the Department of Defense.  These veterans are listed as "Peace-time Veterans" by each Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office.

  Without a formal declaration of war for the time period in which they served, veterans who did not serve during one of the following conflicts:

 ·       Spanish-American War


  ·       Mexican border period


 ·       World War 1


·       World War II


  ·       Korean Conflict


 ·       Vietnam War


 ·       Persian Gulf War


 ·       The period beginning on the date of any future declaration of war by the Congress and ending on the date prescribed by Presidential proclamation or concurrent resolution of the Congress are not classified as a veteran of war for VA purposes. 






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