Sons of The American Legion - Post 65
Founded in 1932, the Sons of The American Legion exist to honor the service and sacrifice of Legionnaires.


MISSION STATEMENT:  To enhance the well-being of America's veterans, their families, our military, and our communities by our devotion to mutual helpfulness. The American Legion's vision statement is "The American Legion: Veterans Strengthening America.” The American Legion's value principles are as follows:

  • A VETERAN IS A VETERAN - which means The American Legion embraces all current and former military members and endeavors to help them transition into their communities.
  • SELFLESS SERVICE means The American Legion celebrates all who contribute to something larger than themselves and inspires others to serve and strengthen America.
  • AMERICAN VALUES AND PATRIOTISM - which means The American Legion advocates for upholding and defending the United States Constitution, equal justice and opportunity for everyone, discrimination against no one, youth education, responsible citizenship, and honoring military service by observing and participating in memorial events.
  • FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT - which means The American Legion meets the unique needs of local communities.
  • ADVANCING THE VISION - The American Legion educates, mentors, and leads new Americans.
  • HONOR THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE US - which means The American Legion pays perpetual respect for all past military sacrifices to ensure new generations never forget them.

The American Legion's motto is "Veterans Strengthening America."

S.A.L Officials:



Commander: Dennis E. Prince    -   See for membership.

1st Vice: Jewell Miller 
2nd Vice: Greg Brownell
Adjutant: Wyatt Moore
Finance Officer:  Bill Bridgeman
Sgt. At Arms:   Robert Patterson 
Chaplain:  Ray Dix
Executive Board:  Tim Pfeffer


Are you a son of a veteran?   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 membership eligibility dates. Can I join the Sons 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 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.


The 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 goodwill 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.