In the spirit of service, not self, the mission of the American Legion
Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those
who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families,
both at home and abroad. For God and Country, we advocate for veterans,
educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship,
peace and security.
Vision Statement The vision of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion
while becoming the premier service organization and foundation of every
community providing support for our veterans, our military, and their families
by shaping a positive future in an atmosphere of fellowship, patriotism, peace
In fulfillment of our Mission, the
American Legion Auxiliary adheres to the following purposes:
To support and advocate for veterans, active military
and their families. To support the initiatives and programs of The American
Legion To foster patriotism and responsible citizenship. To award scholarships and promote quality education and
literacy. To provide educational and leadership opportunities
that uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy and encourage good citizenship
and patriotism in government. To increase our capacity to deliver our Mission by
providing meaningful volunteer opportunities within our communities. To empower our membership to achieve personal
fulfillment through "service not self"
Our statement of values is
predicated on the founding purposes....
Commitment to the four founding principles; - Justice, Freedom, Democracy, Loyalty Service to God, our country, its veterans and their
families. Tradition of patriotism and citizenship, personal integrity and family values. Respect for the uniqueness of individual members with truthful open communication in dealing with the public
and our members. Adherence to the adopted policies and rules
Joann Hauck is the Department Historian and she encourages members to record histories so those who follow will know what Auxiliary members have done for Veterans, their communities and the youth who participate in the programs.
Department Chaplain Bird Derrick wants to help in any of your spiritual needs. She asks that you collect prayers and thoughts so she can make a Prayer Book for our President to be presented at the Summer Convention.
Shelia Entenman is the Department Secretary who works afternoons. Mary Price is the Department Treasurer and Membership Clerk and works mornings.
Keeping President Jo Ann in perfect Parliamentary Order is Mary Sue Chase, who is the Department Parliamentarian.
Department 2nd Vice Presidents are the District Presidents. They are: