- World War I
April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918

- World War II
Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946

- U.S. Merchant Marines
Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946

- Korean War
June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31,1955

- Vietnam War
Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975

- Lebanon/Grenada
Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984

- Panama
Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990

- Desert Shield/Storm/War on Terror
Aug. 2, 1990 to date of cessation
Online request

DD214 request form to mail

Military Personnel Records Website
For a veteran’s service record contact:

National Military Personnel Records Center
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100
Phone: 866-272-6272
• wife
• mother
• sister
• daughter
• granddaughter
• great granddaughter
• grandmother
• great grandmother
Women are eligible for membership in the Auxiliary if they are themselves a veteran who served honorably or if they fall into one of the following categories:
1. A woman eligible for membership through a veteran who, now deceased, was not a member of The American Legion must submit the veteran’s DD214 record with her application to verify eligibility.

2. If a request for membership is based on a family member who is living, that person must be a member of The American Legion.

3. A woman veteran may join the American Legion Auxiliary without being a member of The American Legion if her dates of service fall within at least one of the categories above. If, however, her family members wish to join the Auxiliary or the Sons of The American Legion through her service, she must first become a member of The American Legion.
of an active duty servicemember or veteran who served honorably during any of the eligible war eras listed in the table at right. Step-relatives in the categories above, such as step-mother, step-sister, step-daughter, are also eligible.