|President||- Cari Sturgill|
|1st Vice President||- Donna Redepenning|
|2nd Vice President||- Cheryl McLaughlin|
|Secretary||- Jan Reiter|
|Treasurer||- Karen Orr|
|Chaplain||- Diane Wolford|
|Sgt. at Arms||- Lynette Pavin|
|Jr Past Pres.||- Lynette Pavin|
|In this world of ours, the American Legion Auxiliary shines as an example of unselfish giving.With almost a million members from all walks of life, the Auxiliary administers hundreds of volunteer programs, gives tens of thousands of hours to its communities and to veterans,and raises millions of dollars to support its own programs as well as other worthwhile charities familiar to most Americans. It is all accomplished with volunteers. |
The Auxiliary, organized in 1919 to assist The American Legion, is much more than the name implies. The organization has achieved its own unique identity while working side-by-side with the veterans who belong to The American Legion. Like the Legion, the Auxiliary's interests have broadened to encompass the entire community.
The American Legion Auxiliary is the world's largest women's patriotic service organization.Through its nearly 10,500 Units located in every state and some foreign countries, the Auxiliary embodies the spirit of America that has prevailed through war and peace. Along with The American Legion, it solidly stands behind America and her ideals.
The American Legion Auxiliary Preamble
|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 per cent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations during All 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.|