George American Legion Auxilliary
The establishment of an Auxiliary to the American Legion was provided for by the first national convention of The American Legion in 1919. The first national convention of the Auxiliary was held in Kansas City, MO in 1921. The American Legion Auxiliary has one great purpose, "to contribute to the accomplishment of the aims and purpose of The American Legion. Out programs are in the following areas, Rehabilitation of Disabled Veterans, Children and Youth Activities, Serving the Local Community, Disaster Relief Activities, and Peace and Security. The Auxiliary believes that the principles and ideals upon which the American Republic was founded, and for which American Blood had been shed, are still the cornerstones of our democracy, and as such should be safeguarded for the welfare of our future generations. Upon establishment of eligibility and paying dues to the local unit, she is a member of the Department and national organization and meets once a month at local unit.