The American Legion Family consist of The American Legion, Sons of The American Legion (SAL), American Legion Auxiliary and American Legions Riders. Members of the Riders must be members of the Legion, Auxiliary or Sons.
More information about the SAL and Auxiliary:
- The Sons of The American Legion: Founded in 1932,The Sons honor the service and sacrifice of Legionnaires. There are more than 355,000 members in the United States. Members include males whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion membership. www.legion.org/sons
- The American Legion Auxiliary: As the largest women’s patriotic service organization in the world, the Auxiliary’s membership is around 800,000. With 9,000 units in the United States, members are fiercely dedicated to serving, helping and meeting the needs of veterans, their families and their communities. www.alaforveterans.org
There are more than 1,500 American Legion Riders chapters across the nation.
American Legion Riders support their communities with local fundraising events as well as being the primary force behind the annual Legacy Scholarship Fund. Riders raise awareness and collect donations during the annual American Leegion Legacy Ride, which has helped raise more than $11 million for the scholarship fund.
Additionally, Riders members perform a number of services for Legion-supported causes and provide support at military funerals. www.legions.org/riders