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Thank you for your interest in joining Gold Star Unit 191, American Legion Auxiliary. The following may be helpful:


You must be related to a veteran in one of the ways shown on the application form. The veteran must have served at least one day within the range shown on the application form. If your eligibility is "wife", you may be widowed, but not divorced.

If living, the veteran MUST be a current member of an American Legion Post (but not necessarily Mount Airy).

If deceased, you must furnish a copy of the death certificate or other documentation proving death AND a DD214 or other proof of service dates and honorable discharge of the veteran.


For a veteran's service record contact

National Military Personnel Records Center
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100
Phone: 866-272-6272

  • Online request
  • DD214 request form to mail
  • Military Personnel Records website
  • DUES:

    If a member is between the ages of birth and 18 years and unmarried, she qualifies as a Junior member. Dues are $6.00 per year.

    All others are considered Senior members. Dues are $30.00 per year.

    Make checks payable to: Gold Star Unit 191, ALA

    Prospective members must bring application/documentation/check to a Unit Meeting. We meet the second Monday of each month, except July. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm.

    Membership Chairman: Diane Nugent (240) 446-8899 or