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The American Legion's 2nd District, Department of Virginia is one of 17 Districts that call the Old Dominion State home.

Geographically, our 14 Posts encompass the cities of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake.

The Legion Family of The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Riders strive to work as a family, each supporting the activities and programs of the other, but each is its own separate entity with its own Charter, By-Laws and governing rules.

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PREAMBLE SAYS IT ALL...

 

Preamble to the Constitution
of The American Legion


FOR GOD AND COUNTRY WE ASSOCIATE OURSELVES TOGETHER 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 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 

 

 

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