Preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion

American Legion Emblem

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 percent Americanism;
  • To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations 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 goodwill on earth;
  • To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy;
  • To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
More Than Just Words

American Legion Post 323 practices these words in everything we do. As proud veterans and patriots, we understand that our Nation’s greatest asset is the spirit of community and giving. We firmly believe in the power of the people and of the purposes set forth in the United States Constitution.

Members of our Post and friends and guests to our Post Home are always made to feel welcome. Whether it be a visit to our friendly Canteen and Lounge, singing with our weekly Karaoke hosts or attending one of the many ceremonies we participate in, the camaraderie and love for our community is a compelling force.

Stop by the Post Home at 1124 Ashlar Avenue in Lehigh Acres (behind the Burger King on Homestead Road) and experience this for yourself. Our Post Family includes an American Legion Auxiliary Unit, a Sons of the American Legion Squadron and an American Legion Riders Chapter, all of whom are active participants in all we do.

All of our active groups participate in working in our kitchen which puts on a lunch every weekday, breakfast every Sunday and complete and inexpensive dinner meals on Friday and Saturday nights. These are all open to the public.

Honorably discharged Veterans who have served their nation during the dates listed below are eligible to become Legionnaires. We support all Veterans and hope that all who are eligible will consider becoming members.

  • World War I – April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918
  • World War II – December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946
  • US Merchant Marines – December 7, 1941 – August 15, 1945
  • Korea – June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955
  • Vietnam – February 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975
  • Lebanon & Grenada – August 24, 1982 – July 31, 1984
  • Panama – December 20, 1989 – January 31, 1990
  • Presently Serving – August 2, 1990 – present

We hope to see you soon!

Mobile Apps

Did you know that there is a mobile app for The American Legion? with this app for your Android or IOS device, you can keep up on the latest news and happenings with The Sons of The American Legion. You can even find the nearest Post to you! Download the app today by using one of the links below.

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