36 U.S. Code § 50302 - Purposes

The purposes of the corporation are—
(1) to uphold and maintain the Constitution and laws of the United States;
(2) to realize the true American ideals and aims for which those eligible to membership fought;
(3) to advance the interests, and work for the betterment, of all wounded, injured, and disabled American veterans;
(4) to cooperate with the Department of Veterans Affairs and all other public and private agencies devoted to the cause of improving and advancing the condition, health, and interests of all wounded, injured, and disabled veterans;
(5) to stimulate a feeling of mutual devotion, helpfulness, and comradeship among all wounded, injured, and disabled veterans;
(6) to serve our comrades, our communities, and our country; and
(7) to encourage in all people that spirit of understanding which will guard against future wars.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1343.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
June 17, 1932, ch. 268, § 3, 47 Stat. 320; July 15, 1942, ch. 505, § 2, 56 Stat. 660; June 13, 1991, Pub. L. 102–54, § 13(n)(2), 105 Stat. 278.

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