Preamble to the Constitution of The Sons of the American Legion

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 association 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 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 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.

SAL Post 459 meets at 7:30pm on the first Wednesday of each month, Sept – June at the American Legion Post at 658 Michigan Ave, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dues are $25 per year (half that for Junior members ages 16 and under), $5 of which is an automatic donation to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.

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