The Sons of The American Legion (SAL) is a program of Pasadena Post 13. The American Legion established the Sons of The American Legion program in 1933. Since then the Sons of The American Legion has assisted The American Legion with their programs and activities. In 2011, the Sons of The American Legion attained an all-time high in membership of over 348,000 members.
Here in Pasadena the Sons of The American Legion plays a vital role in the success of our post and our programs. In fact, the Sons of The American Legion squadron is the most important program of our post.
The first National Chairman, the first elected National Commander and the 24th National Commander of the Sons of the American Legion are members of Squadron 13. Their national flags are proudly displayed in our National Commanders Lounge. We are also honored to have six Past State Commanders and two past National Vice Commanders of the Sons of The American Legion as members of our squadron.
Sons of The American Legion members continue to work together with The American Legion to promote Children and Youth programs including the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, in which the Sons of The American Legion has raised over $5 million during the last 24 years.
Sons of The American Legion members donate thousands of hours and millions of dollars nationwide in support of our veterans and their families. Our squadron provides services to those in need in the local communities, Veterans hospitals and Veterans homes.
You are eligible to join the Sons of The American Legion if you are a direct male descendant of an current American Legion member or if you’re a direct male descendant of a deceased veteran that served in the U.S. Armed Forces in World Wars 1 or 2, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama Persian Gulf War or the current Iraq/Afghanistan conflicts (War on Terrorism). Any Son, Stepson, Grandson, Great Grandson, Great-Great Grandson, Step Grandson, Step Great Grandson and or Step Great-Great Grandson is eligible to join our squadron.
We welcome any member regardless of age. Members of the American Legion that meet the eligibility requirements stated above are also encouraged to join the Sons of The American Legion.
Our goal is to become the largest squadron in the nation. To do that our membership must exceed 1,500 members. Will you help us?
Honor your father, grandfather, step father that served our country in times of need by joining the Sons of the American Legion.
American Legion Post 13 Pasadena