Jim J. Gilleo Post 283

9459 Fort Caroline Rd,  Jacksonville, FL  32225

TEL:  904 641-8111                FAX:  904 641-8439

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 WE WANT YOU!

TO JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION

Everyone must submit or show Proof of Service (DD 214) or VA Service Verification Letter

and Discharge Criteria (Honorable) to show service during eligible dates 

ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS JUST SHOW YOUR ACTIVE DUTY ID


NEW MEMBERSHIP:

Veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following to the Post Adjutant:

1. Complete American Legion Membership application (available at Post 283).

2. Proof of a DD-214 Member-4 with Discharge Criteria (Honorable), or VA Service Verification Letter              showing Honorable discharge.  

3. Membership Dues Payment ($40.00). You can pay in person or you can  mail your completed application        to:  American Legion Post 283,  ATTN:  Adjutant, 9459 Fort Caroline Road, Jacksonville, FL.                          32225. Make checks payable to our Post (American Legion Post 283).  DO NOT SEND CASH!   

4. If the information is correct, membership will be approved at the next scheduled membership meeting and      a membership card will be mailed to you, or it can be held at the post per your request. 

MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILTY in the American Legion is based on honorable service with the U. S. Armed Forces. Qualifying Membership dates are below. 

-       April 6th 1917 - November 11th, 1918 .

-       December 7th, 1941 - PRESENT

            o   "Until a time later determined by the Federal Government "

TRANSFERS:

Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post must submit or show proof of the following: 
1. Completed Member Data Form. 
2. Copy of Membership Card 
3. Please provide currency of Membership dues.

If you are transferring from Post 400 please include a copy of your DD-214

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