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US VeteranFor God and Country we associate Ourselves together for the following purposes: to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in all 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, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.

     What is the American Legion?

  • The largest veterans organization in the USA

  • Dedicated to God & Country

  • Pursuit of better veteran benefits

  • Community involvement

  • Youth education & involvement in government

  • Evolvement of comradre through social events & charitable activities.

  •      What can the American Legion offer you?

  • A voice in protecting veteran benefits

  • Involvement in community and youth

  • A monthly magazine about the organization

  • Rights & Privileges to all posts throughout the USA

  •      How is the American Legion Organized?

  • Post - smallest, organized into geographic and organizational entities

  • Department - state level, many posts

  • National - located in Indianapolis, Indiana

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