American Legion Auxiliary
The American Legion Auxiliary, 90 years old and 900,000 members strong in 8,900 units, is the largest patriotic women’s organization in the world
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 per cent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations during 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, freedom, and democracy; to participate in and contribute to the accomplishment of the aims and purposes of The American Legion;
To consecrate and sanctify our association by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
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.
In fulfillment of our Mission, the American Legion Auxiliary adheres to the following purposes:
- To support and advocate for veterans, active military and their families;
- To support the initiatives and programs of The American Legion;
- To foster patriotism and responsible citizenship;
- To award scholarships and promote quality education and literacy;
- To provide educational and leadership opportunities that uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy and encourage good citizenship and patriotism in government;
- To increase our capacity to deliver our Mission by providing meaningful volunteer opportunities within our communities; and
- To empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through “service, not self”.
Please feel free to contact our Unit if you would like to join.
Phone: Mariane Ward 916-834-8485
Click on for http://www.legion-aux.org for online details.