The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) has been serving the the needs of our military community for almost a century, and is a vital part of the American Legion Post 2 family, along with the Jr. ALA members (girls aged 0-18).
The Post 2 Auxiliary members work together with the Riders and the SAL to support all Post activities and events. They also provide the meals at the monthly Post meetings, and support the Legion Oratorical and Girls State programs. The ALA meets separately after the meal on the first Monday of each month.
To be eligible for membership in the ALA, you must be the the grandmother, mother, sister, wive, or adopted female descendant of a Legion members ( men and women) who were in the Armed Forces of the United States during any of the following periods and died in the line of duty during such service, or who, having received an Honorable Discharge, died after service:
|Gulf War/War on Terrorism||August 2, 1990 to date of cessation|
|Panama||December 20, 1989 – January 31, 1990|
|Lebanon and Grenada||August 24, 1982 – July 31, 1984|
|Vietnam War||February 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975|
|Korean War||June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955|
|WW II||December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946|
|WW I||April 6, 1917 – November 11,1918|
In addition, any woman who is eligible for American Legion membership as a veteran is also eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary, regardless of whether or not she is a member of The American Legion.