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Veteran Memorial Service

WHO WE ARE

The American Legion comprises current, separated, and retired United States Armed Forces members who have served Honorably.  Our members continue to serve our community by volunteering their time and energy to raise money for charitable giving, promote patriotism, and honor those who came before us. 

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Our Mission

To enhance the well-being of America's veterans, their families, our military, and our communities through our devotion to mutual helpfulness. The American Legion's vision statement is "The American Legion: Veterans Strengthening America." The American Legion's value principles are as follows:

  • A VETERAN IS A VETERAN - which means The American Legion embraces all current and former military members and endeavors to help them transition into their communities.

  • SELFLESS SERVICE - The American Legion celebrates all who contribute to something larger than themselves and inspires others to serve and strengthen America.

  • AMERICAN VALUES AND PATRIOTISM - The American Legion advocates for upholding and defending the United States Constitution, equal justice and opportunity for everyone and discrimination against no one, youth education, responsible citizenship, and honoring military service by observing and participating in memorial events.

  • FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT - which means The American Legion meets the unique needs of local communities.

  • ADVANCING THE VISION - The American Legion educates, mentors, and leads new generations of Americans.

  • HONOR THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE US - which means The American Legion pays perpetual respect for all past military sacrifices to ensure new generations never forget them.

The American Legion's motto is "Veterans Strengthening America."

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JROTC SCHOLARSHIPS

Marengo American Legion provides yearly scholarships to young men and women seeking higher education who have demonstrated the values of service and patriotism. 

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VETERAN OUTREACH

Marengo American Legion is dedicated to putting our Marengo, Ohio, Veterans first. Our Community Outreach program provides a much-needed service for those in dire need. Lend a helping hand and join our efforts today.

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COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

We strive to partner with the community to bring a sense of pride in belonging and relief to those in need.  We do this through community giving programs and making our hall available to community members to meet together.  

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