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To participate in parades and other ceremonies which are in keeping with the Aims and purposes of the American Legion. To promote motorcycle safety programs and to provide a social atmosphere for American Legion members who share the same interest. To use our Association to promote and support programs of the American Legion. To ride with other chapters in support of Veterans and their programs.

Membership Requirements

American Legion Riders Membership

Membership requirements are very straightforward. To become a member, you must be a current member in good standing of the American Legion, Auxiliary or Sons of the American Legion. You must own of a motorcycle of at least 350cc and must possess a valid driver's license in your state of residence (military equivalents acceptable as well) or be the legal spouse of an ALR member in good standing within the Chapter of application.

American Legion

To join the American Legion, you must have served at least one day on ACTIVE DUTY during any of these periods of conflict and a copy of your DD214 showing dates and character of service is required at application. April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 (World War I) December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (World War II) June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 (Korean War) February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War) August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon/Grenada) December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990 (Operation Just Cause - Panama) August 2, 1990 to today (Operation Desert Shield/Storm/Iraqi Freedom)

Chapter 19 Application*   Chapter 19 Road Rules
Chapter 19 By-Laws   Chapter 19 Event Waiver
*Application is a PDF Form. Print out and bring to a meeting.
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Remember our Veterans, and all Fallen Heroes.   We are all Brothers & Sisters.   Salute to those still Serving, Salute to those who have Served, Salute to those who have gone before Us.

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ALR Chapter 19
Formed: May 8th, 2006
Chartered 2013
By Dept. of MA

Contact Us:
(617) 666-9713
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American Legion Post 19 124 Highland Ave Somerville, MA 02143 Phone: (617) 623-9253
Pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
Red Skelton
“We Can not Forget
On the sides of the Somerville Vietnam Veterans Memorial.













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