Middlebury American Legion Post 27

Legion Benefits



Many are called, but few are chosen. That applies to many things in life. As a fellow American, you chose to give service to your country when you joined the military.  As an active duty veteran you may be eligible to join The American Legion which is the nation’s most influential, effective and dependable advocate of veteran affairs. Your membership in the Legion will strengthen our fight for better active-duty pay, improved housing for active-duty families, and help ensure that the VA’s medical system can properly care for the sick and wounded returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.  

Plus, membership in the Legion gives you added savings, discounts and family-protection benefits including:

·         Job placement assistance

·         A full year’s subscription to our monthly magazine, The American Legion Magazine

·         Discount rates at thousands of hotels and motels, on car rental, and with moving expenses

·         Full eligibility to participate in Legion Members-only insurance plans

·         Additional discounts through The American Legion’s new prescription drug plan

Some of the most popular benefits are:

CVS Caremark, which is not insurance,  is a simply a convenient, easy to use program to save on prescription medicine when it is not covered by insurance.

The American Legion has chosen EyeMed Vision Care as your vision care provider to offer you discounts on your eye exams and eyewear

Affordable resort vacations around the world for a flat rate of only $329 per unit per week is available through Veterans Holidays.

Discounts on computers from both APPLE and DELL.

The newest affinity partner with the American Legion is Sears which is offering discounts on all appliances, through the Sears Member Purchase Program, as well as on other outstanding, well-known products for your home such as Craftsman® Garage Storage, Sealy® and Sears-O-Pedic® Mattresses, NordicTrack® Exercise Equipment, Craftsman® Lawn Tractors, Kenmore® Outdoor Grills, Televisions and more!

Legionnaires are also heavily involved with community activities ranging from hospital services and blood drives to youth programs such as Boy Scouts, American Legion Baseball, scholarships and the annual American Legion Boys State/Boys Nation programs. Our local posts contribute and support many local community organizations and programs.

If you were on active duty in either the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard and your dates of service  were during times of declared war-time service which are:  April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 (World War I),  December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (World War II),  June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 (Korean War), February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War), August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon/Grenada), December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990 (Panama), August 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War/War On Terrorism) you are eligible for membership.

The true value of joining The American Legion can’t be measured in dollars and cents.  It is a unique way of being a part of something bigger than any individual, and we are inviting you to join us.

For further information and a complete listing of all benefits go to www.legion.org



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