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Steven H Nipp Squadron 143 of the Sons of the American Legion, first chartered on 9/18/09, is happy to announce that they have re-established an active chapter.

Are you a a son of a Veteran? If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion  you may join the S.A.L. However, if the qualifying Veteran is deceased you may join the SAL, even if the qualifying Veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.

ELIGIBILITY DATES

(April 6, 1917 -November 11, 1918) World War I
(December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946) World War II
(June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955) Korean War
(February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975) Vietnam War
(August 24, 1982 - July 31,1984) Lebanon/Grenada
(December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990) Operation Just Cause
(August 2, 1990 - Today)* Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm 

HERE IS THE LINK TO MILITARY RECORDS

http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/ 

S.A.L. members include males of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion membership. This organization exists to honor the service and sacrifice of Legionnaires, and support The American Legion in promoting a wide variety of programs. SALs assist their Posts in other activities such as Veterans programs, Veterans Administration home and hospital volunteerism, Children and Youth projects, and fundraising. If you meet the requirements of membership, please come out to the next meeting.  Annual dues for SAL membership are $15 - a bargain at any price!

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