WELCOME TO THE AMERICAN LEGION

America's Largest Veterans Service Organization

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THE ELEMENTS OF OUR EMBLEM

 

The rays of the sun

Rays Of the Sun

The rays of the sun form the background of our proud emblem and suggests the Legion's principles will dispel the darkness of violence and evil.

 

The wreath

The Wreath

The wreath forms the center, in loving memory of those brave comrades who gave their lives in the service of the United States that liberty might endure.

 

The star

The Star

The star, victory symbol of World War I, also symbolizes honor, glory and constancy. The letters "U.S." leave no doubt as to the brightest star in the Legion's star.

 

Outer rings

The Two Large Rings

The larger of two outer rings stands for the rehabilitation of our sick and disabled comrades. The smaller inside ring denotes the welfare of America's children.

 

Inner rings

Two Small Rings

The innner rings represents service to our communities, states and the nation. The larhe smaller of two inner rings set upon the star ger outer ring pledges loyalty to Americanism.

 

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The Words American Legion

The words American Legion tie the whole together for truth, remembrance, constancy, honor, service, veterans affairs and rehabilitation, children and youth, loyalty, and Americanism.

 


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