Tomalonis-Hall Post 84

Membership Requirements

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New Membership

Congress recently passed "The Legion Act" which redefines the period of military service required for membership in the American Legion. Eligibility dates now begin with the bombing of Pearl Harbor (12/7/1941) and continue until it is determined that the United States is no longer involved in a war. ALL PERIODS OF SERVICE ARE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP. IF YOU SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY ANYWHERE AND RECEIVED AN HONORABLE DISCHARGE, YOU ARE ELIGIBLE TO JOIN AMERICAN LEGION POST 84 in Simsbury, CT, which recently celebrated its 100th Anniversary.

Eligible veterans applying for first-time membership must submit the following information to Post Membership Committee:

  1. Complete Post 84 Simsbury American Legion Membership Application.
    Print two (2) completed copies.  Keep one copy for your records. Mail the other copy to the address on the application once submitted, together with your dues payment. (Dues amount on application which is $35/year).  Applications are also available at the Post.)
  2. Provide a copy of your DD214 discharge.
  3. Pay the membership dues (amount shown on the application which is $35/year). Make checks payable to American Legion Post 84. DO NOT SEND CASH.
  4. If the information is correct, membership will be approved and then a membership card will be mailed to you.


Veterans applying for transfers from your current Post to our Post 84 must submit the following:

  1. Complete American Legion Membership Application.
  2. Provide a copy of your DD214 discharge.
  3. Provide a copy of your membership card.
  4. Membership dues payment, if current year dues are not paid. If current dues are paid, please pay dues for next year's membership.


Per the bylaws, the American Legion hat is our uniform. Post 84 members dress casually for meetings and commonly wear hats although it is not a requirement to have or wear a hat. If you choose to purchase one, you can order online at https://www.emblem.legion.org (look for the uniform cap) or call emblem sales at 888-453-4466. Post 84 hats have the Charter Oak tree emblem as well as the town of Simsbury embroidered on them. The cost is approximately $70 (including sales tax and shipping).