National Membership Recruiting Awards

The National Membership Awards Point Manual was prepared and designed primarily to assist department and district/county membership teams and commanders in building a complete membership program. It includes:

2016 National Membership Awards Points Manual

 

National Commander's Pin

To qualify for this award you must recruit (5) new members into
The American Legion. You can download the pin application from The American Legion web site.

Download pin application

National Commander's Coin

To qualify for this award you must recruit (5) new members into
The American Legion. You can download the coin application from The American Legion web site.

Download coin application

Gold Brigade Award

A Legionnaire who recruits 50 or more new members (not transfers) by the May target date qualifies for enrollment in the elite Gold Brigade of The American Legion. These Legionnaires will be awarded unique gifts that designate affiliation with the Gold Brigade. The gifts awarded to a Gold Brigadier will depend on the number of times he or she has qualified for the award.

Silver Brigade Award

A Legionnaire who recruits 25 to 49 new members (not transfers) by the May target date qualifies for this award. A silver pin and certificate will be awarded.

Note: Silver Brigade and Gold Brigade awards cannot both be awarded to a recruiter during the same membership year.