36 U.S. Code § 20903 - Purposes

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The purposes of the corporation are as provided in the articles of incorporation and include—
(1) encouraging fraternity for the common good;
(2) fostering patriotism and loyalty;
(3) assisting widows and orphans of deceased ex-prisoners of war;
(4) assisting ex-prisoners of war who have been injured or disabled as a result of their service;
(5) maintaining allegiance to the United States;
(6) preserving and defending the United States from all enemies; and
(7) maintaining historical records.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1290.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
Aug. 10, 1982, Pub. L. 97–234, § 3, 96 Stat. 261.

Before clause (1), the words “objects and” are omitted as unnecessary.
In clause (5), the words “of America” are omitted for consistency.

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