American Legion Post 597 Carrollton, Texas

 

Since our charter in 1947, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country.  Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.

To the citizens of Carrollton, Texas and the surrounding area, your patronage helps us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local veterans, and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects.
 

 

PREAMBLE TO THE CONSTITUTION

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 all 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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