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American Legion

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Veterans & Military Families


338 S. Ramona AvenueMonterey Park, CA 91754 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

For God and Country we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:

To uphold 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 war;

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 to the master of might;

To promote peace and good-will on earth;

To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principals of justice, freedom and democracy;

To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion and mutual helpfulness.


Purpose is to support the Mission Statement of the American Legion. Our success depends on understanding and supporting the fight for veteran's rights, past, present, and future, and is never ending. While our purpose remains unchanged, our capabilities must not. Our environment is constantly changing. We must stay out front to be this Nations leading advocate for our veterans rights and affairs. For our continued success, we must support and provide first-rate service to our veterans and our community.

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