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The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.

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Vision: "Veterans Believing in the Success of Fellow Veterans in All of Life's Pursuits"

Membership Benefits –

At Post 66, our community of members consists of a variety of success stories. Typically members find the following to be most valuable in their experience at the Post -

  • Assistance with VA – Education Programs, Health Care, Loans for homes to state a few.

  • Camaraderie – Hanging around folks that have ‘been there, done that’ to help guide a path

  • Social Events – We tend to meet often with a plethora of activities so there’s always something for everyone to participate.

  • Honor Guard Details

  • Working on behalf of veterans – An opportunity to contribute to the community

American & Branch Flags

Membership Requirements

Requirements to join the American Legion

Important: Everyone must submit a copy of DD 214 or Discharge.

New membership — Application Form

  • The application PDF is below. Members will have to download it, print it and bring it in for membership application

  • THE FORM CAN BE FOUND HERE — American Legion Application

Eligible veterans applying for first time membership must submit the following information to Post Adjutant:

  1. Complete the American Legion Membership application. (Applications are available at the Post)
  2. COPY OF DD214 DISCHARGE
    (For details about obtaining a DD 214 contact: https://dekalbcounty.org/departments/veterans-assistance-commission/)
  3. Membership
    • Dues - $40 per year
  4. If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.
  5. All Veterans with an Honorable Discharge are welcome

Transfers

Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post 66 must submit the following:

  1. Completed Member Data Form.
  2. COPY OF DD214 OR DISCHARGE
  3. COPY OF MEMBERSHIP CARD
  4. Membership dues payment, if current year dues are not paid.

General Information:

If you would like to become a member of the American Legion, and we would like you to join us here at DeKalb Post 66 - if you meet the selection requirements as established by National American Legion Office (see membership section).

(For a current membership application please contact: Patrick Nichols - patricknichols66@gmail.com)

DeKalb
  • DeKalb American Post 66 Legion Officers

    Commander: Manuel Olalde

  • Sr Vice Commander: Joe Newby

  • Finance Officer: Dr John Chatieler

  • Adjutant Officer: Patrick Nichols

  • Chaplain Officer: Michael Giuliano

  • DeKalb American Post 66 Legion Trustees

    Karen Giuliano

  • Bill Stanley

  • Jim Hupke

  • Doug Massier