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!!!!!!ATTENTION!!!!!!
Registration for the 2014 ALA College has been extended to April 24th!
Click on the link below for more information and the application that can be mailed to the Department Office!

!!!!!!ATTENTION!!!!!!
The 2014 Jr. Camp-out has been CANCELLED.
We are very sorry about this news
and look forward to seeing all of our great juniors soon!

 

Department President Barbara Corker’s Homecoming
May 31, 2014

The Committee to Elect Barbara A. Corker
And members of Bronx County Committee
American Legion Auxiliary
Department of New York
Cordially invite you to attend the
Homecoming Dinner Dance
Honoring our Department President

Barbara A. Corker

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Arbor Ridge

17 Route 376 (corner of Route 52)
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Cocktail Reception 6:30 pm
Dinner 7:30 pm

Click on her Department President’s Pin
to download the information and reservation forms!
Don’t Delay Dinner Reservation Deadline is May 10, 2014

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!

Did you know that President Barbara, Finance Chairman Susan Britton and National Security Chairman Linda Tome, Legislative Chairman Ann Greeney, and Yolanda Comproski participated in a flash mob today at the Lincoln Memorial? Check it out by clicking on the link below!

 

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.