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PREAMBLE
TO THE AMERICAN LEGION CONSTITUTION
(ADOPTED 1919)
 

FOR 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 THE GREAT WARS;
  • TO INCALCULATE 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 GOOD WILL ON EARTH.
  • TO SAFEGUARD AND TRANSMIT TO POSTERITY THE PRINCIPALS OF JUSTICE, FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY.
  • TO CONSECRATE AND SANCTIFY OUR COMRADESHIP BY OUR DEVOTION TO MUTUAL HELPFULNESS.
 
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The purpose of this organization is to increase the popularity of our common interests. We hope to add new members so we will be able to grow and expand. We also want to have fun while when we are together and working on projects. By developing relationships and friendships, the organization will become even stronger.

Our mission is to further promote the interests of our organization and our members to the community. We strive to make a difference by educating the public and expanding our reach.