A Community of Volunteers

Serving Veterans, Military, and their Families

We are a community of volunteers across the great state of Alaska, devoted to serving our veterans, our military and their families.

The members of the American Legion Auxiliary make a difference in the lives of all Alaskans. We educate children, organize community events and help our nation’s veterans through legislative action and volunteerism.

About the American Legion Auxiliary

Department of Alaska

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.

Vision Statement – The vision of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion while becoming the premier service organization and foundation of every community providing support for our veterans, our military, and their families by shaping a positive future in an atmosphere of fellowship, patriotism, peace and security.


In fulfillment of our Mission, the American Legion Auxiliary adheres to the following purposes:

  • To support and advocate for veterans, active military and their families
  • To support the initiatives and programs of The American Legion
  • To foster patriotism and responsible citizenship
  • To award scholarships and promote quality education and literacy
  • To provide educational and leadership opportunities that uphold the ideals of freedom and democracy and encourage good citizenship and patriotism in government
  • To increase our capacity to deliver our Mission by providing meaningful volunteer opportunities within our communities
  • To empower our membership to achieve personal fulfillment through Service Not Self
  • Values
  • Our statement of values is predicated on the founding purposes:

Commitment to the four founding principles:

  • Justice, Freedom, Democracy, Loyalty
  • Service to God, our country, its veterans and their families
  • Tradition of patriotism and citizenship
  • Personal integrity and family values
  • Respect for the uniqueness of individual members
  • Truthful open communication in dealing with the public and our members
  • Adherence to the adopted policies and rules

Interested in finding out more?

Learn more about joining the American Legion Auxiliary or ways to volunteer.

We invite you to learn more & meet our members. Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about our organization. The members of the Alaska Department of the American Legion Auxiliary are dedicated women making a difference in the State of Alaska.