36 U.S. Code § 140703 - Purposes

The purposes of the corporation are as provided in the articles of incorporation and bylaws and include—
(1) promoting military service associations;
(2) promoting patriotic education and military, naval, and air science;
(3) defending the honor and integrity of the United States Government and the Constitution;
(4) fostering fraternal relations among all branches of the Armed Forces;
(5) encouraging the adoption of a suitable policy of national security; and
(6) encouraging the commemoration of military service and the establishment of war memorials.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1384.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
Oct. 23, 1992, Pub. L. 102–484, title XVIII, § 1803, 106 Stat. 2582.

The word “objects” is omitted as unnecessary.

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