Unit 65 Auxiliary
In the spirit of Service, Not Self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families both at home and abroad. For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace, and security.
In fulfillment of our Mission, the American Legion Auxiliary adheres to the following purposes:
- To support and advocate for veterans, active military, and their families
- To support the initiatives and programs of The American Legion
- To foster patriotism and responsible citizenship
- To award scholarships and promote quality education and literacy
- To provide educational and leadership opportunities that uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy and encourage good citizenship and patriotism in government.
- To increase our capacity to deliver our Mission by providing meaningful volunteer opportunities within our communities.
- To empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through Service Not-Self.
Auxiliary Unit 65 Officials
1st Vice President: Mischelle Haywood - See for Membership
2nd Vice President: Maxine Jones - See for Entertainment
Treasurer: Shirley Johnson
Secretary: Angela Hayden
Historian: Carol Connor
Chaplin: Myrtle Hall
Sargent of Arms: Linda Johnson
Executive Board Members:
Barbara Martin Cynthia White Venita "Cisco" Johnson Tonja Lee
Darlene Ellis Tish Cross Linda Webster Shaneeta Grant
Auxiliary Meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of each month. 6:30 pm (E-Board) & 7:00 pm (Regular Meeting)
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FAQ's to be a member
Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during membership eligibility dates. Can I join the Auxiliary of The American Legion?
A: If your relative served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the Auxiliary 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.
Contact your local American Legion Auxiliary Unit, complete the application, and proudly join the AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY.
Click on http://www.legion.org for online details.
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The preamble to the Constitution
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 during 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 participate in and contribute to the accomplishment of the aims and purposes of the American Legion; to consecrate and sanctify our association by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.