36 U.S. Code § 22502 - Purposes

The purposes of the corporation are—
(1) to keep alive and develop the spirit that promoted world service;
(2) to maintain the ties of fellowship born of that service and to assist and further any patriotic work;
(3) to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, State, and Nation;
(4) to work for the welfare of the Army and Navy;
(5) to assist, in any way in their power, men and women who served and were wounded or incapacitated in World War I; and
(6) to foster and promote friendship and understanding between America and the Allies in World War I.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1304.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
Feb. 24, 1925, ch. 303, § 3, 43 Stat. 967.

In clauses (5) and (6), the words “World War I” are substituted for “the World War” for clarity.

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