Who are the SSAWV

    The Sons of Spanish American War Veterans are dedicated to preserving the memory of the Veterans of the United States Army, Navy, & Marine Corps, who served there Country from February 14th, 1898, to July 4th, 1902, in the Spanish American War (1898 to 1899), the Philippine Insurrection (1899 to 1902), and the China Relief Expedition (1900 to 1901).


Our Purpose & Objectives

    The purposes and objects of the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans shall be to perpetuate the memory of the United Spanish War Veterans and of the men who served in the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the China Relief Expedition; to promulgate the principles of Freedom, Patriotism, and Humanity; to assist in the proper observance of Memorial Day and other days commemorating the events of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the China Relief Expedition; to promote public sentiment and proper respect for all such services among the school children and the general public whenever and wherever possible; to gather and preserve the records of patriotic service performed by the Veterans of the Spanish American War, the Philippine Insurrection, and the China Relief Expedition; to honor their memory and shield from neglect the graves of our heroic dead; to inculcate and instill in our membership a true and proper understanding of American principles and history; and to encourage the principles of universal liberty, equal rights, and full justice to all men; and to assist in promulgating a proper observance of the usages of the flag of the United States of America and a due expression of respect thereto.

 
This website was created in July of 2004; last updated on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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