Legion Auxiliary Post 315
Post 315 Auxiliary 2022 – 2023 Officers
|President: Barbara Welch firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Secretary: Mary Lange email@example.com|
|Treasurer: Mary Lange firstname.lastname@example.org|
More about the American Legion and
Post 315 Auxiliary
The Auxiliary Unit 315, Wylie, Texas is committed to the founding principles of The American Legion Auxiliary: Justice, Freedom, Democracy and Loyalty. We are the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, spouses, and direct and adopted female descendants of all men and women veterans who served our Country during times of war.
We are the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 315, Wylie, and we are passionate about making a difference. If you are patriotic, enjoy volunteering to make a difference and want to advocate for or serve the needs of veterans and active military, then you will feel right at home in the Auxiliary. The following is just a sample of what our unit does to help our veterans:
- Send care packages to active military personnel
- Raise money to benefit veterans through the Poppy Program
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 315 meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month at Wylie Public Library. Our membership meeting starts at 10:15 am
You are invited to be a guest at one of our meetings. Come find out who we are and what we do. We’d love to have you join us as a member or a volunteer. You, too, can make a difference!
The vision of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion while becoming the premier service organization and foundation of every community providing support for our veterans, our military, and their families by shaping a positive future in an atmosphere of fellowship, patriotism, peace and security.
In the spirit of Service, Not Self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad. For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.
In fulfillment of our Mission, the American Legion Auxiliary adheres to the following purposes:
- To support and advocate for veterans, active military and their families
- To support the initiatives and programs of The American Legion
- To foster patriotism and responsible citizenship
- To award scholarships and promote quality education and literacy
- To provide educational and leadership opportunities that uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy and encourage good citizenship and patriotism in government
- To increase our capacity to deliver our Mission by providing meaningful volunteer opportunities within our communities
- To empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through “service not self”
Our statement of values is predicated on the founding purposes:
- Commitment to the four founding principles: Justice, Freedom, Democracy, Loyalty
- Service to God, our country, its veterans and their families
- Tradition of patriotism and citizenship
- Personal integrity and family values
- Respect for the uniqueness of individual members
- Truthful open communication in dealing with the public and our members
- Adherence to the adopted policies and rules
National, State & Local Impact
Founded in 1919, the American Legion Auxiliary’s mission is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad. For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.
Learn more about the founding history and national impact of the ALA
The American Legion Auxiliary, Hale-Combest Unit 315 was chartered in 2013 after the American Legion Post 315 was formed.
Our Unit, along with Legion Post 315, are named for Lanny Hale and Jerry Wayne Combest
Unit 315 participates in many community activities, including:
- Participating in patriotic and veteran-supporting activities in our community
- Supporting the American Legion Post 315 and its activities throughout the year
- Sending students to Girls State
A women who is eligible for membership in The American Legion is also eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary. The spouse, mother, daughter, sister, grand-daughter, or grandmother of members of The American Legion, and deceased veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during the listed war eras are eligible for membership.
World War I – April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918
Any time after December 7, 1941