SONS OF THE LEGION SQUADRON 255
FROM THE COMMANDER'S DESK
Sons Honoring our Fathers – Next Month Who Shall We Honor?
One of the reasons we join the Sons of American Legion is to support the Legion and Post Programs. But we also Honor our Fathers! Occasionally we will write about one of our Fathers in their memory. We are looking for one of our Sons that would like to honor their father. Please contact Larry Emerson to provide details for a short article.
Gourmet “Bratwurst” with Sauerkraut, Potato Salad, Sauteed Shred Cabbage and Kale and Roasted Golden Potatoes w/EVOO & Fresh Rosemary brought to you by Sons of the American Legion members Tony Martinez and Larry Emerson
Reminder - Sons of American Legion Meeting on Wednesday, October 4.
Always on the First Wednesday of the month at 4:30 PM. Come on down to the meeting and help plan and prepare for the next events. Kitchen is open! – any ideas for a breakfast?? Early Bird Dues for 2018 – If you haven’t paid your 2018 dues yet, we are just getting started. You can pay at the Bar. Or, ask your S.A.L. officers. But remember we need you to check your physical address, and make sure we have your current Email Address!
*** 2017 SAL'S CHILI COOK OFF pictures are now on this web site. Click on "PHOTO GALLERY", find and click on "2017 SAL'S CHILI COOK OFF"
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Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibilty dates. Can I join the Sons of The American Legion?
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However, if the qualifying veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.
Preamble to the S.A.L. National Constitution
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 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.
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