36 U.S. Code § 154703 - Purposes
PurposesThe purposes of the corporation are as provided in the bylaws and articles of incorporation and include—
promoting health, prosperity, and scholarship among its members and their dependents and survivors through benevolent programs;
assisting veterans and their dependents and survivors through a service program established for that purpose;
fostering fraternal and social activities among its members in recognition that cooperative action is required for the furtherance of their common interests.