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—
maintain true allegiance to the United States;
foster and perpetuate true Americanism;
combat whatever tends to impair the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions;
uphold the fair name of Jews and fight their battles wherever unjustly assailed;
encourage the doctrine of universal liberty, equal rights, and full justice to all men;
combat the powers of bigotry and darkness wherever originating and whatever the target;
preserve the spirit of comradeship by mutual helpfulness to comrades and their families;
cooperate with and support existing educational institutions and establish educational institutions;
foster the education of ex-servicemen and ex-servicewomen and members of the corporation in the ideals and principles of Americanism;
instill love of country and flag;
promote sound minds and bodies in members of the corporation and their youth;
preserve the memories and records of patriotic service performed by the men and women of the Jewish faith and honor their memory; and
shield from neglect the graves of our heroic dead.

Historical and Revision Notes



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Aug. 21, 1984, Pub. L. 98–391, § 3, 98 Stat. 1358.

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