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Congratulations to our
2014 American Legion Auxiliary
Empire Girls State Elected officials!

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Position

Name

Hometown

County

District

Governor

Taylor Strub

Palmyra

Wayne

7th

Lt. Governor

Emma LeLonde

Utica

Oneida

5th

Comptroller

Shannon Scott

Highland Falls

Orange

9th

Attorney General

Simran Singh

Painted Post

Steuben

7th

 

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 Congrats to the American Legion Auxiliary College
Graduating Class of 2014!

Click on the image above to see a highlight video from the ALA College!

Click the grey image below to download the
2014 Convention Call!

 

Did you attend the Mid Winter Conference? Did you know that we had a great skype session with the American Legion Auxiliary National President Nancy Brown-Park! Check out the highlights reel below!

Get your room for convention here!

Did you know you can download the hotel forms for the 2014 Department Convention? Click on the image below to access this PDF form. Please note that this form once edited will not be able to be saved so if you wish to type into the document be prepared to print the form immediately after typing in it, otherwise print it and fill it in by hand!

Do you get the ALA Enews?????

Did you know the National American Legion Auxiliary publishes an e-newsletter monthly that ANY MEMBER with an EMAIL can sign up for???
 
It focuses on programs, activities, and events in short, quick-read articles. One-topic eblasts also are sent to announce special events or news. Pass it on!!!!! Check it out!!!!Click on the image below to sign up today!
 

Mission:  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, our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace
and security.

Vision:  The vision of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion while becoming the premier service organization and foundation of every community providing support for our veterans, our military, and their families by shaping a positive future in an atmosphere of fellowship, patriotism, peace and security.

Purposes:  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
  • To empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through “service not self”

Values:  Our statement of values is predicated on the founding purposes….

  • Commitment to the four founding principles;  - Justice, Freedom, Democracy, Loyalty
  • Service to God, our country, its veterans and their families
  • Tradition of patriotism and citizenship
  • Personal integrity and family values
  • Respect for the uniqueness of individual members
  • Truthful open communication in dealing with the public and our members
  • Adherence to the adopted policies and rules

 

Preamble:

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 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.