The Sons of the American Legion is a patriotic service organization formed on September 12–15, 1932. The S.A.L. is made up of male descendants of people who served in the United States Armed Forces during times specified by the American Legion. The Sons of the American Legion's mission to serve veterans, the military and their families is carried out through its hundreds of outreach programs delivered by its members, volunteers and national headquarters. The Sons of the American Legion's national headquarters is located in Indianapolis. Our local squadron is hosted by the American Legion, South Houston Post 490. American Legion members, who are also eligible to join the S.A.L. can become dual-members, once they join a S.A.L. squadron (See Eligibility Requirements Below).
What Is Our Mission?
Their main mission is to sponsor programs that its parent organization, The American Legion, does to improve veterans communities, such as scholarships, veterans help programs (i.e. ending veterans homelessness), and youth sports. They also promote national security, patriotism, and devotion to veterans. Our Squadron 490, participates in fund raising events, provides manpower and other support to veteran outreach programs. Specifically we contribute funds and manpower to various activities including events where disabled Veterans are brought to our post for various activities. We also support our parent American Legion Post 490, by aiding in these events and activities, Including Air Show viewing from the post, cook-offs, golf tournaments, and helping to support other events throughout the year.
How Do I Join And How Do I
If you meet the membership criteria below, stop by the post in person and fill out the application and pay the membership fee, or if you prefer download application below now and mail in completed form and fee.Eligibility of members in the American Legion and Sons of the American Legion has changed in 2019.All active duty military and those honorably discharged since Dec 7, 1941 are now eligible to be legion members. Which means all male decedents of those above now qualify for the SAL, this greatly increases the pool of candidates who qualify for membership, so spread the word.2022 dues are as follows:SAL 2022 Renewals $25SAL 2022 New Members Only $20SAL 2022 Junior Sons $10
Welcome To The Sons of the American LegionSouth Houston Squadron 490
Our CommanderMichael Frank
Greetings from the Commander“Working together we can help our military families. ”
S.A.L. Emblem & Motto“For God and Country”
Our Officers 2020-2021Commander: Michael Frank1st Vice Commander: Richard Hughes2nd Vice Commander: Arnold RodriguezAdjutant: Earl McLearenFinance Officer: Earl McLearenChaplain: Mike LevulisSergeant At Arms: Wendell DenneyHistorian: David Boriack