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 Sons of The American Legion?

A:  If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates is a member of The American Legion, you may join the Sons of The American Legion.

Or, 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.

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SAL Officers


Commander:                  Mitch Zemo
1st Vice Commander:     Steve Bennett
​2nd Vice Commander:    Randy Smith
Treasurer:                      Mike D'Ambrosio
​Adjutant:                        Stevan Zemo
Sergeant At Arms:          Billy Cox
Historian:                       Dave Peterson
​Chaplain:                        Marcus Wallace


Eligibility requirements for Sons of the american legion Membership

All male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of members of The American Legion, and such male descendants of veterans who died in Service during World I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf War and the War on Terrorism, during the delimiting periods set forth in Article IV, Section 1, of the National Constitution of The American Legion, or who died subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service, shall be eligible for Membership in the Sons of The American Legion.


​Or, any man whose parent or grandparent is currently 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 Sons of the American Legion.


  • ​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 $18, to Post 175 attention SAL Commander 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 second Monday of each month at 7pm.