Veterans of Foreign Wars

The objectives of the Veterans of Foreign Wars are
fraternal, patriotic, historical and educational,
to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members,
to assist worthy comrades,
to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead
and to assist their widows and orphans,
to maintain true allegiance to the Government
of the United States of America
and fidelity to its Constitution and laws,
to foster true patriotism,
to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom,
and to preserve and defend the United States
from all her enemies, whomsoever.