The purposes of the corporation are fraternal, patriotic, historical, charitable, and educational, and are:

1. to preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members;

2. to assist worthy comrades;

3. to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead, and to assist their surviving spouses and orphans;

4. to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws;

5. to foster true patriotism;

6. to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom; and

7. to preserve and defend the United States from all enemies.