American Legion Sherman Moore Post #297


Sons of the American Legion (SAL)

SAL Squadron # 297 Officers

for 2023 - 2024.

Commander Brian Bonter, SALCommander@RavennaMILegion.Org      
1st Vice Commander: Mike Ruble  
2nd Vice Commander:  Dave paprocki  
Finance Officer: Austin Bonter  
Adjutant: Les Bonter, SALAdjutant@RavennaMILegion.Org  
Sergeant At Arms: Tim Schutter  
Historian: Andrew Bonter   
Chaplains: Mike Pierson & Jim Helsen, SALChaplain@RavennaMILegion.Org  



 The Squadron's mailing address is:

Sons of the American Legion Squadron #297
PO Box 83
Ravenna, MI 49451

For complete information click on above  logo 


Sons of the American Legion Squadron #297 Newsletters

October 2021

May 2021

April 2021

February 2021

January 2021

Decenber 2020

November 2020 

September 2020 


Meetings are the fist Thursday of each month, 7 p.m, at the American Legion in the meeting room.  Annual membership dues is $20; membership dues for 16 years old and younger $10.  SAL Membership is open to male descendants i.e. sons, grandsons, step-sons, step-grandsons, adopted sons & grandsons (not in-laws) of veterans.


Are you a a son of a Veteran? Would you like to join The American Legion? Check your local American Legion Post where you can find out your eligibility status and apply for membership in the world's largest Veteran's organization. Complete the application and proudly become a SON OF THE LEGION.

Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibilty dates. Can I join the Sons of The American Legion?

A: If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the Sons of The American Legion.

However, if the qualifying Veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying Veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.

Preamble to the S.A.L. National Constitution

Proud possessors of a priceless heritage, we male descendants of Veterans of the All Wars, associate ourselves together as "Sons of The American Legion" 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 true spirit of Americanism; to preserve the memories of our former members and the associations of our members and our forefathers in 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 masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our friendship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness; to adopt in letter and spirit all of the great principles for which The American Legion stands; and to assist in carrying on for God and Country.