American Legion Auxiliary Mission

In the spirit of Service, Not Self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and 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.

Vision Statement

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 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

2020-2021 Unit 742 Officers

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Venus Brambila

Leadership Chair

Elly Griffitts

1st Vice President
Membership Chair, VA&R Chair

Carol Conway

2nd Vice President
Legislative Chair, Americanism Chair
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Gloria Herrera

Girls State Chair

Alyssa Arnold

Auxiliary Emergency Fund, National Security

Delia Alegria


Vanessa Boik

Parliamentarian, Constitution & Bylaws Chair

Anna Meza

Education Chair

MaryAnn Sherman

Executive Committee Elect
Public Relations, Community Service