The American Legion Joseph B. Westnedge Post 36
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Since receiving our charter on the 5th of June, 1919, American Legion Joseph B. Westnedge Post 36 has been dedicated to serving our veterans, community, and country. Our mission is to serve and support veterans and their dependents, and provide assistance in obtaining the benefits and care they have earned. Promote patriotism through community service, public events, and education. Mentor and support our local youth.

The American Legion Preamble

“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 100-percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in all 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 good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness."