The American Legion Auxiliary

Mission Statement

In the spirit of Service, Not Self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad. For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.


Vison Statement

The vision of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion while becoming the premier service organization and foundation of every community providing support for our veterans, our military, and their families by shaping a positive future in an atmosphere of fellowship, patriotism, peace and security.


Charles A. Conklin Auxiliary Unit 28 Meetings

Auxiliary Unit 28 meets once a month, on the 4th Tuesday at 7:00 pm (no meeting in July or December). Members are encouraged to join us and meet active members, hear program reports, and learn about volunteer opportunities and future plans. (Our September meeting is moved to the 4th Thursday for the annual Initiation Ceremony for new members.)

Charles A. Conklin Post #28 Auxiliary Membership

Membership applications are available at the Post. New Senior (>19 years old) members first-year dues are $42, Junior (<19 years old) members are $5.

Click here to download the membership application and guidelines.

Please contact Kathleen Edwards ( if you have questions.


2019 DUES:   SENIOR $40 (age 19 and above)        JUNIOR $5 (Until age 19)

Membership cards are good from January 1st through December 31st each year.  National Auxiliary sends out a renewal reminder in September via email or regular USPS mail depending on your profile.

If a membership is not renewed by January 1st, National Auxiliary sends out a notice by regular mail. (If your card expires, so do your Post privileges.) There are several ways you can renew:

1) Stop in at the Post, see a bartender, fill out an envelope, pay dues (cash or check payable to American Legion Auxiliary), and get a receipt.  Our local Membership Chair will mail your membership card to you.

2) Mail a check (payable to American Legion Auxiliary), along with your renewal slip mailed by National Auxiliary or a copy of your current membership card to the Post:  American Legion Post 28, 700 S. Harbor Dr., Grand Haven, MI ATTENTION: AUXILIARY MEMBERSHIP (Please be sure to include your current mailing address.) Our local Membership Chair will mail your membership card to you. American Legion Auxiliary

3) Renew online at American Legion Auxiliary.  You will have to set up an account (with your membership number), but you can pay with a credit card. National Auxiliary will mail your permanent membership card to you.