For nearly a century, The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of The American Legion have worked steadfastly, side by side, promoting patriotism and national security while supporting youth and advocating for veterans and active-duty military personnel and families. The Legion Family also includes American Legion Riders. A Legion Rider must be a member of The American Legion, SAL or Auxiliary in order to join a chapter at a local post. While members of The American Legion Family are individually unique, collectively we are a multi-million member powerhouse of caring advocates dedicated to service. You’ll find that getting connected to The American Legion Family is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. Please use the enclosed applications to join today. For details on The American Legion Family, contact: The American Legion:
Founded in 1919, The American Legion is the nation's largest and most influential veterans service organization. It is made up of 2.2 million wartime veterans who focus activities on the organization's Four Pillars: Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation, National Defense, Americanism, and Children and Youth.
The Sons of The American Legion: Founded in 1932, the Sons honor the service and sacrifice of Legionnaires. There are more than 355,000 members in the United States. Members include males whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion membership.
The American Legion Auxiliary: As the largest women’s patriotic service organization in the world, the Auxiliary’s membership is around 800,000. With 9,000 units in the United States, members are fiercely dedicated to serving, helping and meeting the needs of veterans, their families and their communities.
Legion Riders: With more than 2,000 chapters, Legion Riders have helped raise more than $10 million for the Legacy Scholarship Fund. The Riders also perform a number of services for Legion-supported causes and provide support at military funerals. Participants must be members of the Legion, Auxiliary or Sons.
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