Welcome to Wendell L. Willkie American Legion Post 19, Akron, Ohio.
We are glad you have found us, and hope that as you navigate our pages, you come to learn who we are and whom we support.
Whether you are currently serving this Nation, you have begun to transition from active duty, or you have been honorably discharged or retired for years, we hope you will consider becoming part of one of the oldest American Legion posts within the American Legion's Department of Ohio.
Our Charter permits membership based on the following criteria:
You must be able to present proof of an honorable discharge or separation showing a period of active military service during any one of the following periods: April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918; December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946; June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955; February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975; August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984; December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990; plus Desert Storm dates August 2, 1990 through the end of hostilities.
There are other types of membership opportunities available as well. Please use our secure "Contact Us" form to find out if you may qualify for membership in "Sons of the American Legion" or "Ladies Auxiliary".