American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Pennsylvania

American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe American Legion Auxiliary is the largest women’s patriotic organization in the world. The organization supports volunteer programs that center on the three major areas: veterans, young people and the community. Through volunteering in the many programs, you develop leadership in your community, have the opportunity to educate the youth and advance the programs of the American Legion Auxiliary. “Working” side-by-side with women of all ages and different life experiences you make memories and build life-long friendships. The benefits offered by the American Legion Auxiliary directly and indirectly touch and affect the lives of all Americans.
Geographical AreaPennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureMembership
Intake RequirementsAuxiliary members need to supply a copy of DD-214 discharge papers for the relative through whom their eligibility is established.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderFemale
EligibilityA woman who is eligible for membership in The American Legion is also eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary. The mother, wife, daughter, sister, grand-daughter, great-grand-daughter, or grandmother of members of The American Legion, and deceased veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during the listed war eras.
  • Aug. 2, 1990 to today (Gulf War / War On Terrorism,)
  • Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990 (Panama),
  • Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon / Grenada),
  • Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War),
  • June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955 (Korean War),
  • Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946 (World War II),
  • April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918 (World War I).
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 800 N. Front Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wormleysburg, PA 17043
Mailing Address 1 PO BOX 1285
Mailing City, State, Zip Camp Hill, PA 17001-1285
Main Phone 717-763-7545
Fax 717-763-0617
Web Address http://ala.pa-legion.com/
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: American Legion
Affiliated Program: American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary
This Service: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Pennsylvania
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Advocacy (FP-0500)
Outreach Programs (TJ-6500.6300)
Patriotic Societies (TD-1400.6500)
Social Services for Military Personnel (TM-8200)
Veteran Membership Organizations (TD-1400.9000)
Veterans (YN-9000)
Women (YS-2000.9500)
Women's Advocacy Groups (TD-1600.3100-950)