Garretson Legion Auxiliary Unit #23

Supporting the American Legion and honoring veterans, military and their families. The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) is the largest organization in the world dedicated to veteran service for women. Founded in 1919, the organization consists of around 800,000 members in 9,500 communities across the United States.

Officers for 2019-202

Cheryl Lyngen, President

1st Vice Danann Williamson Kistler

Wini Iverson 2nd Vice

Ethel Kurtz, Secretary

Kathy Evenson, Treasurer

Rhonda Kirton, Historian

Sue Jensen, Chaplain

Linda Hoefert, Membership

Sergeant at Arms Joan Denise Schmidt

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 association during 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 Participate in and Contribute to the Accomplishment of the Aims and Purposes of the the American Legion;

To consecrate and sanctify our association by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.