Richard W. Anderson
Chairman
Connecticut

Jill K. Druskis

Director
Nebraska

 

Purpose

  • To supervise and coordinate national committee activity;
  • To promote an understanding and appreciation of American government, the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship, and activity in the American way of life through youth activities, community service, instruction of prospective citizens and legal immigrants, education and educational facilities, and protection of the U.S. flag from physical desecration.
  • Such other purposes as may be assigned to it by the National Executive Committee.

 

Americanism committees:

 

Committee on Children & Youth
Herbert J. Petit Jr., Louisiana, Chairman

Purpose

To formulate, recommend and implement plans, programs and activities designed to:

  • Assure care and protection for the children of veterans;
  • Improve conditions for all children and youth with due concern for maintaining the integrity of the family home;
  • Prevent social and physical ills of children and youth where possible, utilizing services of and cooperating with sound organizations and agencies for children and youth;
  • Maintain a balanced program that provides for their physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual needs;
  • Such other purposes as may be assigned to it by the National Executive Committee.

 

Committee on Youth Education
Mike Bredeck, Minnesota, Chairman

Purpose

  • To inform itself and The American Legion/American Legion Auxiliary of developments, problems and potentials in the field of education;
  • To recommend appropriate policies and programs for The American Legion/American Legion Auxiliary;
  • To maintain contact with the educational community so that there may be an interchange of thinking between The American Legion/American Legion Auxiliary and educators, students and other organizations concerned with the well-being of education throughout the nation;
  • Such other purposes as may be assigned to it by the National Executive Committee. 

 

American Legion Baseball Committee
Gary Stone, Missouri, Chairman

Purpose

  • To formulate and recommend rules (administrative, playing and safety), policies, plans, and activities of The American Legion Baseball program
  • To review and be familiar with the resolutions pertaining to The American Legion Baseball program
  • To promote The American Legion Baseball program and its principles
  • Such other purposes as may be assigned to it by the National Executive Committee


Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Committee
Larry Price, South Dakota, Chairman

 

 

CITIZENS FLAG ALLIANCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Membership

  • The national commander;

  • The immediate past national commander;

  • The chairmen of the NEC Liaison Committee to the Americanism, Legislative, Media & Communications and Finance commissions;

  • The chairmen of the Americanism, Legislative, Media & Communications and Finance commissions;

  • Such number of consultants as the national commander may deem necessary and appropriate;

  • The national adjutant and national judge advocate as ex-officio members;

  • The American Legion Auxiliary in the numbers as deemed necessary.

Purpose

  • To aid in the campaign to secure a constitutional amendment empowering Congress to enact legislation to protect the Flag of the United States from physical desecration;

  • Such other purposes as may be assigned to it by the National Executive Committee.

 

 

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