From Our Department President
2019-2020 Department of Alaska President Jane Larson
Not sure if you all have heard, but I am proud to announce that we had three of our young Alaskans receive scholarships from the National American Legion Auxiliary. Congratulations, to Celestina (Tina) Cruz for the Junior Member Loyalty Scholarships, Abigail Y. Middleton for the Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship, and Brianna Nicole Bahl for the Non-Traditional Student Scholarship.
As we go into the 4th of July weekend – let us remember that the 4th is a national holiday in the United States of America. Also, known as Independence Day – commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the birth of the United States of America as an independent Nation. Independence Day is a symbol of patriotism. American patriotism is a fundamental value of the American Legion Auxiliary. Our Americanism program teaches respect for our country and our nation’s flag. Patriotism is learned by seeing it in action. Patriotism is rooted in our character by practicing it throughout our daily lives! We need to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism.
So, fly our flag high and never forget your Patriotism!