URGENT NEED: Over 25,000 Legionnaires Affected by Hurricane Harvey
Department Adjutant | Thomas Simons | Leading 12th District | Robert Dutro Post 486
The American Legion Department of Texas has experienced significant loss in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Details are still being sorted, but as of right now, 25-30 Legion Posts have been destroyed or damaged and over 25,000 Legionnaires are affected by the effects of Hurricane Harvey.
Posts and Legionnaires that wish to aid the Department of Texas can send Checks or money orders to:
The American Legion Department of Texas
c/o Adjutant Bill West
P.O. Box 140527
Austin, TX 78714
Annotate “Hurricane Harvey Recovery” in the Memo portion of the check or money order.
All donations will be used to support the 25 to 30 Posts either destroyed or damaged and the 25,000 Legionnaires affected by Hurricane Harvey. Any monies remaining will be donated by the Department of Texas to The American Legion National Emergency Fund.
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 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 good will 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.