SONS OF THE LEGION
2016 Membership 183 (187%)
S.A.L. Membership Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must be a direct male descendant, adopted son or stepson of a member of The American Legion. Or, all male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of members of The American Legion, and such male descendants of veterans whose period of Military Service was during World I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf War and the War on Terrorism, during the delimiting periods set forth in Article IV, Section 1, of the National Constitution of The American Legion, or who died subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service, shall be eligible for Membership in the Sons of The American Legion. There shall be no forms or class of membership except an active membership. If you meet the eligibility requirements and would like to join, then complete the application and proudly become a SON OF THE AMERICAN LEGION. A male descendant of a veteran is defined as one of the following:
- A son
- A grandson
- A great-grandson (and so on)
- A stepson
- An adopted son
If you meet these requirements you are eligible for membership in the Sons of the American Legion.
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.
Post 124 Newsletter January-March 2016 (Combined Legion & SAL)
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