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Our Preamble & Emblem

Preamble to the Constitution

of the

American Legion Auxiliary

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 good will 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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