Post 455 Stewartstown PA

Sons of the Legion


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

SAL members are male descendants (including adopted and "step") of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. Military and were/are eligible for American Legion membership.

Stewart Post 455 Sons of the American Legion (SAL) was officially chartered on 10 February 1997.


Our SAL Officers are:

Squadron Commander:    Brad Swords

Squadron Vice Commander:   Kelly Bloss

Adjutant:       Marty Waltemyer

Finance Officer:      Ken Zimmerman

Chaplain:     Curtis Steeg

Sergeant at Arms:



Are you interested in proudly becoming a SON OF THE LEGION?  

Eligibility to Join:   You are eligible to join the SAL if:

     1.  You are the son/grandson, step-son/step-grandson or adopted son/adopted grandson of a qualifying veteran.

     1.  Your qualifying veteran served on ACTIVE DUTY during WWI (4/6/1917 - 11/11/1918) or anytime after 12/7/1941, AND

     2.  Is a current American Legion member, OR

     3.  Is deceased (past membership in the American Legion is not a requirement).  


Application Process:   Post 455 SAL applications are available at the Post, 19222 Barrens Road S., Stewartstown, PA 17363.  To apply:

     1.  Complete the Application in full and drop it off at, or mail it to the Post.

     2.  Attach a copy of the qualifying veteran's current membership card and a copy of the qualifying veteran's DD-214.     

     3.  If the qualifying veteran is deceased, attach a copy of the veteran's DD-214 or discharge forms.

     4.  Attach a check for annual dues, current dues are $30.00.

Once the application is reviewed and approved, a membership card will be mailed to you. 


Preamble to the S.A.L. National Constitution

Proud possessors of a priceless heritage, we male descendants of Veterans of the Great Wars, associate ourselves together as "Sons of The American Legion" 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 true spirit of Americanism; to preserve the memories of our former members and the associations of our members and our forefathers 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 masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our friendship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness; to adopt in letter and spirit all of the great principles for which The American Legion stands; and to assist in carrying on for God and Country.