American Legion Post 175

Severna Park, MD

Q:  I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibilty dates. Can I join the Auxiliary of The American Legion?

A:  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 American Legion Auxiliary of The American Legion.

However, if the qualifying veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.

Auxiliary Officers

President:                    Collette Cavegn
1st Vice President:       Colleen Cox
​2nd Vice President:      Michele Jordan
Secretary:                     Erica Southern
Treasurer:                    Trish Herder
Historian:                     Shirley Polk
​Chaplain:                     Betty Gentile
Sergeant At Arms:        Geri Douglas

Eligibility requirements for american legion Auxiliary Membership

​Any woman who is the wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, or granddaughter of a service member on active duty, serving honorably, anywhere in the United States or abroad, in any branch of the military, or has served honorably during any of the following eligible war eras, and is an active American Legion member at any chapter, we invite you to become a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

  • ​August 2, 1990 through today (Gulf War/War on Terrorism)
  • ​December 20, 1989 to January 20, 1990 (Panama)
  • ​August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon/Grenada)
  • ​February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam)
  • ​June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 (Korea)
  • ​December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (World War II)
  • ​April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 (World War I)

Please send this application, along with a check for $25, to Post 175, Attention: Auxiliary President or bring it to the Post in person. You will need to include a copy of the service member's DD Form 214. If you need to obtain a copy, click here

Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7pm.