American Legion Post 144 Membership Information
If you served in one of the service organizations listed below during any time since World War Two on Federal active duty (Title 10) then you are eligable to join
the Scituate American Legion Post 144.
(Federal Active Duty does not include Active Duty For Training - ACDUTRA)
Presently dues are $40 per year and the Scituate Post will pay for your first year.
|Branch of Service
||US AIR FORCE
||US COAST GUARD
||US MARINE CORPS
||US MERCHANT MARINE (12/41-8/45 only)
We associate ourselves together for the following purposes:
Printable Application Form
To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order;
to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents
of our associations in the Great 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 consecrate
and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time
veterans organization. A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million
members -- men and women -- in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.
These Posts are organized into 55 Departments -- one each for the 50 states, the
District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico, and the Philippines. (From the National Website)
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Last edited on December 8, 2019