Sons of the American Legion Preamble

 

Proud possessors of a priceless heritage, we male descendants of

veterans of the Great Wars, associate ourselves together as

“Sons of the American Legion” 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 true spirit of Americanism;

to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; 

to preserve the memories of our former members and the associations of

our members and our forefathers 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 masses;

to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth;

to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy;

to consecrate and sanctify our friendship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness;

to adopt in letter and spirit all of the great principles for which The American Legion stands;

and to assist in carrying on for God and Country.