1. Sons of The American Legion [S.A.L]


Kern River Valley Chapter 711


 Kern River Valley Post 711

2021 Officers:


  • Commander:  Rick Wolfe
  • First Vice Commander:  Mike Brownell
  • Second Vice Commander:  Bobby Crane
  • Adjutant/Finance Officer/Post Advisor:  Steve Fletcher
  • Sergeant At Arms:  Mike Shannon
  • Chaplain:  Alan Ridgway
  • Historian:  Andy Larimer

Founded in 1932, Sons of The American Legion exists to honor the service and sacrifice of Legionnaires.

S.A.L. members include males of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion membership. Members of The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of The American Legion comprise the Legion Family.

Although Sons has its own membership, the organization is not a separate entity. Rather, S.A.L. is a program of The American Legion. Many Legionnaires hold dual membership in S.A.L.

 
Sons Membership Eligibility Requirements

All male descendants, adopted sons, and stepsons of members of The American Legion, and such male descendants of veterans who died in service during World War I, and December 7, 1941, to date, as set forth in Article IV, Section 1, of the National Constitution of The American Legion, or who died subsequent to their honorable discharge from such service, shall be eligible for membership in the Sons of The American Legion.

There shall be no forms or class of membership except an active membership.