GOD AND COUNTRY WE ASSOCIATE OURSELVES TOGETHER FOR THE FOLLOWING
uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of
To maintain law and order;
To foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism;
To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations
in the Great Wars;
To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community,
state and nation;
To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses;
To make right the master of might;
To promote peace and goodwill on earth;
To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice,
To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion
to mutual helpfulness.
is the American Legion?
The largest veterans organization in USA
2) Dedicated to God & Country
3) Pursuit of better veteran benefits
4) Community involvement
5) Youth education & involvement in government
6) Evolvement of comradre through social events & charitable
of a Veteran
Veteran - whether active duty, retired, national guard or reserve
- is someone who, at one point in his life, wrote a blank check
made payable to "The United States of America", for an amount of "up
to and including my life."
That is honor, and there are way too many people in this country
who no longer understand it.