Sons of The American Legion Petaluma
Founded in 1932, Sons of The American Legion exists to honor the service and sacrifice of Veterans.
Sons of the American Legion members include males of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion membership. Although Sons have its own membership, the organization is not a separate entity. Rather, Sons of American Legion, also know as S.A.L. is a program of The American Legion.
Many Legionnaires hold dual membership in the Legion and S.A.L. The Sons at the local level are called squadron, which is sponsored by a local American Legion Post.
The Petaluma S.A.L. squadron is named Petaluma Squadron 28 and is sponsored by American Legion Petaluma Post 28.
The squadron is permitted flexibility in planning programs and activities to meet their needs, but must remember S.A.L.’s mission: to strengthen the American Legion four pillars:
- Pillar 1 – Taking Care of Veterans
- Pillar 2 – Strong National Security
- Pillar 3 – Americanism
- Pillar 4 – Children & Youth.
Read More About the American Legion Four Pillars…
American Legion Squadrons’ place their main focus on preserving American traditions and values; improving the quality of life for our nation’s children; caring for veterans and their families; and teaching the fundamentals of good citizenship.
Since 1988, S.A.L. has raised more than $6 million for The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation. S.A.L. members have volunteered over 500,000 hours at veterans hospitals and raised over $1,000,000 for VA hospitals and VA homes.
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All male descendants, adopted sons and stepsons of members of The American Legion, and such male descendants of veterans who served during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, the Persian Gulf War and the War on Terrorism, during the delimiting periods set forth in Article IV, Section 1, of the National Constitution of The American Legion, or who died subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service, shall be eligible for Membership in the Sons of The American Legion.
There shall be no forms or class of membership except an active membership.
You can either download Membership Form and
- Mail it to American Legion Family 28, PO Box 618, Petaluma, CA 94953
Or Fill Out the Easy Form Below