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Marriott East Hotel

Indianapolis, IN. 46219

2018 ALA Dept. of Indiana

State Convention

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Mission Statement 

In the spirit of service, not self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad.  For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.  

Important Information 

Ninety-Nineth Annual Convention

July 13-15, 2018

2018-2019 Unit and Chairman Forms and Unit Remit forms are now in Department Forms 

The 100th American Legion National Convention comes back to the state that hosted the first American Legion National Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Ninety-Ninth Annual Convention Agenda

100th American Legion National Convention 

** If you renew your individual dues online, the Unit will not need to add you to theBLUE sheet.  Only if you pay your dues to the Unit.  

Thursday, July 12, 2018
3:00-4:00 pm                Department Finance Meeting                     Salon A
6:30-8:00 pm                Executive Board Meeting                             Salon A
After E-Board               Past President’s Parley Meeting                  Salon A

Friday, July 13, 2018
8:00 am – 4:30 pm      Registration                                                Veteran’s Hallway

9:00 am                        Page Rehearsal                                           Veterans 3-5
1:00 pm                       Opening Ceremonies                                  Veterans 3-5
Meet the Candidates            6:00pm                                                Liberty Hall

Saturday, July 14, 2018

8:00-9:00 am                 Final Registration                                 Veterans Hallway
8:00 am                          Call to Order                                        President Judy

11:30-12:45                   Pre-Paid Lunch                                    Salon A & B
12:45                              Resume Session                                  Veterans 3-5

6:00 pm                        Meet National President                       Indianapolis Ballroom
6:30 pm                        Pre-Paid Dinner                                     Indianapolis Ballroom
8:00 pm                        Commander’s Party                              Grand Ballroom

Sunday, July 15, 2018
8:30 am                          Worship Service                                  Rose Ann Dzieglowicz
                                        Convention Meeting IV                       Veterans 3-5
Recess for Installation
9:30 am                          Installation of 2018-2019 Officers     Veterans 3-5
Closing Ceremony          


​Preamble to the Constitution of the American Legion Auxiliary

Department of Indiana 

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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 the incidents of our associations during 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 participate in and contribute to the accomplishment of the aims and purposes of the American Legion;  to consecrate and sanctify our association by our devotion to mutual helpfulness

American Legion Auxiliary

2018 Department Convention Housing Registration Form MUST be received by Department

no later than Friday, June 22, 2018.

Department Headquarter will process your registration and housing request and issue you a confirmation receipt prior to the event.  Please be sure to bring your receipt with you when you check in.

Department Convention Registration and Housing Request forms MUST be submitted to Kathy Knafel via email, kknafel@aladeptin.org.  You may also USPS mail to 5440 Herbert Lord Road, Indianapolis, IN. 46216 or fax to 317-237-9891.