FOR GOD AND COUNTRY WE ASSOCIATE OURSELVES TOGETHER
FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:

 

To uphold and 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 the masses;

 

To make right the master of might;

 

To promote peace and goodwill on earth;

 

To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy;

 

To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.

 

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