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21920 - HIGHWAY 9 SE, WOODINVILLE, WASHINGTON 98296

Bothell American Legion #127

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SONS OF THE LEGION

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Bothell Squardron S.A.L. is back and looking for new members.

  S.A.L. Squadron 127 is back up and running at the Bothell Post.  If you are the son or stepson, grandson or step grandson of a current American Legion Post member or of a deceast Veteran who served in WWI, WWII, Korean Conflict, Viet Nam wars etc. you are eligible to be come a S.A.L. member (see additional information below).  Please contact S.A.L. Commander, David Ames through the Bothell Post @ (425) 483-5599 , send email to dalionarise@yahoo.com or pick up an application at the Bothell Post.

 

 

S.A.L. Squadron 127 Officers:

 

     Squadron Commander............................Nick Larkin

 

        1st Vice Commander..............................Seth Ames

 

        2nd Vice Commander.............................

 

        Adjutant..................................................Gary Larkin

 

        Finance Officer.......................................Burt A Marsh

 

        Chaplain..................................................Burt A Marsh

 

        Sgt. of Arms............................................Dave Ames

 

        Historian.................................................MacAllister Heric

 

        Member at Large (1 year).....................Gary Larkin

 

        Member at Large (2 year).....................Jon Tallman

 

        Member at Large (3 year).....................Don Flory

 

       

 

 

S.A.L. meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of every month from  7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Eboard meets the second Wednesday of the month

 

The Sons of the American Legion focus on much more than just membership. The SAL supports The American Legion at all levels in promoting a wide variety of programs. They assist their Posts in activities such as Veterans programs, Veterans Administration home and hospital volunteerism, Children Youth projects, and fund raising. According to the Sons of the American Legion web sight www.sal.legion.org  in just the past ten years, they have raised more than a million dollars for The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation. The web sight goes on to note that members have volunteered over 177,250 hours to date in 2006 in Veterans Hospitals throughout the country and raised over $3,147,033 that has gone directly to VA hospitals and VA homes for a variety of items including TVs, radios, medical equipment, and clothing for the patients. 

 

Are you a a son of a veteran? Would you like to join The American Legion? Check your local American Legion Post where you can find out your eligibility status and apply for membership in the world's largest veteran's organization. Complete the application and proudly become a SON OF THE LEGION.

 

Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibilty dates. Can I join the Sons of The American Legion?

A: If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the Sons of The American Legion.

However, if the qualifying veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.

 

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 and nation; 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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