"That the purpose of this Corporation shall be fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational: to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead; and to assist their surviving spouses and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies."
"America’s veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago.”
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
"We gather to remember, to honor those who’ve died,
And thank God for the veterans who still stand at our side.”