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35 E. 18th Street, National City, California 91950

Larry E. Bennett Post 255

 

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SONS OF THE LEGION SQUADRON 255

 FROM THE COMMANDER'S DESK

Big reminder for next year – Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 will be the 9th Annual Chili CookOff. 

As usual this will be on the 3-day President’s weekend with Monday a Holiday.   We are looking for local business and corporate sponsors to make this a bigger and better fundraising event.  Please contact our SAL Commander with your Ideas!

Reminder  - Next Sons of American Legion Meeting on Wednesday, January 2.

Always on the First Wednesday of the month at 4:30 pm.  Come on down.  Bring your ideas for the Next Chili CookOff in February.

Have you read the brochure “Sons of the American Legion – Why I Belong” and understand how we support “Our Country”, “Our Family”, and “Our Veterans”.

Dues for 2019 – Membership Cards for 2019 are available if you haven’t gotten it yet.  Ask at the Bar or your S.A.L. officers.  Don’t forget to update your email address on the membership form.

      SAL MEMBERS SCOTT EMERSON AND RICK PICHE

COOKED BREAKFAST FOR THE KID’S CHRISTMAS PARTY

(See more Christmas Party pictures on this web site in the "Photo Gallery")

SAL INFO:

Q: Are you a son of a veteran? 

 

A. Would you like to join The American Legion?  Check your local American Legion Post where you can find out your eligibility status and apply for membership in the world's largest veteran's organization. Complete the application and proudly become a SON OF THE LEGION.

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?

A: If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the Sons of The American Legion.

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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