PINE ISLAND AMERICAN LEGION POST 136
Since our charter on July 1, 1980 American Legion Post 136 of Florida has been welcoming Veterans from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel servingerving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals embodied in our preamble below.
For God and country we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:
To uphold defend the Constitution of the United States of America; To maintain law and order; To foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great Wars; To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; To combat the autocracy of both the classes and masses; To make right the msater of might; To promote peace and good will on earth; To safeguard and transmit to prosperity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness. The American Legion was founded in 1919 on the four pillars of a Strong national security, Veteran’s affairs, Americanism and Youth programs. Legionnaires work for the betterment of their communities.
We continue to focus on service to veterans, their families and their community through many venues. We work hard at supporting many programs both locally and at the county, state and national level. Our visibility in the community is continually emphasized to amplify our commitment to the veteran. Botom line is we have high standards, limitless vision and a super strong sens of community.
We have an active and exceptional Auxiliary, Sons of the Legion and Legion Riders organization. We celebrate our ladies and men of these organizations and are so much stronger for their continued support and participation.