The American Legion is the nation’s most influential, effective and dependable advocate of veteran affairs fighting for better active-duty pay, improved housing for active-duty families and helping to ensure that the VA’s medical system can properly care for veterans.

Our Mission

The American Legion strives to promote a better understanding of the principles of democracy and to inculcate among all people a higher appreciation of the benefits of American citizenship. To serve the needs of all veterans and their families. To fulfill our commitment to community, state, and nation.

The American Legion Vision

The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization founded on the values, contributions, and sacrifices, of those who answered the nation’s call to arms, therefore we must:
Respond to quality of life needs of all veterans and their families,
Prepare each generation to meet its citizenship obligations,
Maintain a strong national defense,
Perpetuate the principles of government embodied in the United States Constitution,
Be a values-based organization committed to serving God, country, community and every veteran today, tomorrow and throughout the 21st Century.

George M. Simmons, Jr., Post 3

We are very proud to be a part of this great organization.  Our post was founded on 19 Dec 1921 in Alexandria, Louisiana.  We invite all Military Personnel and Civilians alike to stop by and visit.

Come Join the American Legion, Ladies Auxiliary, and Sons of the American Legion.

General Membership Meetings are Held Every Second Monday of each Month at 6:30 PM


Preamble of The American Legion

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 one hundred percent Americanism; To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great 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 Goodwill on earth; To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of Justice, Freedom & Democracy; To consecrate & sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.

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