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"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We
didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought
for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we
will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's
children what it was once like in the United States where men were
~ Ronald Reagan ~
The Sons Of the American Legion
Northcutt-Laaker Squadron No. 292
SAL Commander -
The Sons of the American Legion (SAL) was organized by the American
Legion in 1932 during the 14th National Convention. The intent was
to grant the sons of the World War I veterans the opportunity to belong
and participate in the American Legion and other patriotic events.
Membership is now approaching the 200,000 mark. The mission of the SAL
is to assist the American Legion in its activities that support our
military veterans. We have committed our support and resources in
helping the Citizens Flag Alliance in their effort to adopt an amendment
to the Constitution to protect the flag of the United States of America.
The Emblem of the Sons of the American Legion
The design of the Son's of the American Legion Emblem was taken from
the emblem of the American Legion.
It was made in the shape of an oval to be easily distinguishable
from the emblem of the American Legion.
Each part of the emblem is representative of the philosophy of the
Sons of the American Legion. The star in the center represents our
The five points of the star represent the five-point program of the
Sons of the American Legion.
The sun in the background represents the Sons of the American Legion
The rays represent the loyalty of its membership.
The blue of the emblem, like the blue of our flag, stands for justice.
The two stars in the blue border stand for freedom and democracy.
The Wreath below the star is in memory of our comrades and those of
our fathers who willingly gave their lives for their country.
The ten points of the emblem represent the ten ideals of every Legion
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
To combat the autocracy of both the classes and masses;
To make right the master of might;
To promote peace and good will 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.
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