AMERICANISM

Americanism is the unfailing love of country; loyalty to its institutions and ideals; eagerness to defend it against all enemies; undivided allegiance to the flag; and a desire to secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and posterity.
 
Men and women returning from all quarters of the globe stand before our alters of comradeship, pledging loyalty to the nation and to one another,
 
Through the generations we give life to our impressive ritual, for it solemnly binds young and old who have fought for America on land, on sea and in the air