2016 Convention Announcement
Please download the document below for information related to Convention housing, proposed C & B changes and resolutions changes.
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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
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.
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