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    While the primary benefits of membership in The American Legion - preventing the erosion of the programs and promises you have already earned by your service to the country, the support and comradeship of your fellow soldiers, and the feeling of belonging to something that is larger then yourself - cannot be pointed out in a few words and a link to a page, there are several secondary, but more direct, benefits that can be, and some of them are listed here.  (For a more complete list, see the National American Legion's membership page.)

SEARS member purchase program: American Legion members can get discounts for appliances and other items by using
Member Purchase Account # - CU-067849.  Purchases must be made through Sears Comercial Sales (closest outlet is the Sioux Falls store shown below.)  
Address Phone Number
Sears Commercial (inside Sears Retail)
3400 Empire Mall
Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Eyewear: Save up to 40% on perscription eyewear and exams just by showing your Legion card at providers such as LensCrafters, Sears, Pearle, and Target, plus countless others.  Ask your eye professional if they honor the discount, they just may be on the list as well. (Or visit
to find a participating provider.

Car Rental:  Discount rates at Alamo, Avis, Budget, and National.

Travel Packages: American Legion Travel offers discount airfare and hotel reservations competative with what you can find through most discount websites but often with less hassel.

Veterans Vacation Getaways: Veterans Holidays offers affordable resort vacations around the world for a flat rate of only $299 per unit (up to 6 people) per week.  You can review availability, rules, and procedures at If you do not have Internet access, call 1-877-772-2322 for assistance with finding a "Space-A" vacation opportunity. Use eligibility number 600 when making a reservation.

Hotel Discounts: Great rates and bonuses at hotels across the country.

Other benefits include discounts at Dell Computers,  The American Legion Career Center (employment finder),  Legion Credit Card (Visa through First National Bank of Omaha), discounted moving rates with North American Van Lines and Allied Van Lines, Mortgage service and advice, special rates on certificates of deposit or money market accounts with First National Bank of Omaha,  Insurance, prescripition drugs, ands Medicare Part D.  
(For a complete list, see the membership page.)