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American Legion Auxiliary

The Auxiliary meets concurrently with  Post 71 General Membership meeting the last Monday of every month at 1800 (6:00PM)

American Legion Auxiliary

Unit 71 Officers for 2018-2019


President - Betty Carter

Treasurer - Linda Smiley

Co-Secretary - Carolyn Wainright & Carolyn Price

Mission Statement
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 and security.


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
Truthful open communication in dealing with the public and our members
Adherence to the adopted policies and rules

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