36 U.S. Code § 110103 - Purposes

The purposes of the corporation are as provided in its articles of incorporation and include a continuing commitment, on a national basis, to—
(1) maintain true allegiance to the United States;
(2) foster and perpetuate true Americanism;
(3) combat whatever tends to impair the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions;
(4) uphold the fair name of Jews and fight their battles wherever unjustly assailed;
(5) encourage the doctrine of universal liberty, equal rights, and full justice to all men;
(6) combat the powers of bigotry and darkness wherever originating and whatever the target;
(7) preserve the spirit of comradeship by mutual helpfulness to comrades and their families;
(8) cooperate with and support existing educational institutions and establish educational institutions;
(9) foster the education of ex-servicemen and ex-servicewomen and members of the corporation in the ideals and principles of Americanism;
(10) instill love of country and flag;
(11) promote sound minds and bodies in members of the corporation and their youth;
(12) preserve the memories and records of patriotic service performed by the men and women of the Jewish faith and honor their memory; and
(13) shield from neglect the graves of our heroic dead.

Source

(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1367.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
110103
36:2703.
Aug. 21, 1984, Pub. L. 98–391, § 3, 98 Stat. 1358.

Before clause (1), the word “objects” is omitted as included in “purposes”.

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