Resource Type:


Provided By:

American Legion

Phone Number:
(865) 250-2639

State: Tennessee

Zip: 37901

About Us

Our hope is to help engage and educate future generations of Americans and honor the brave souls who defend America.

The American Legion and Mission

The American Legion is an organization dedicated to God and country, with a membership of military veterans who take deep pride in the US flag and all it stands for. Since its charter by Congress in 1919, the American Legion has been a stalwart champion of patriotic values, morals, culture and citizenship. Its main mission is to:

  • Uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America
  • Maintain law and order
  • Foster a sense of individual obligation to community, state, and nation
  • Safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom, and democracy
  • Respectfully observe patriotic holidays that honor the sacrifices and service of our veterans
  • Educate our youth about America‚Äôs past, and advocate for patriotism and critical thinking