2019-2020 American Legion Auxiliary Americanism Program Action Plan

“Sharing America’s Enduring Values For the Next 100 Years”

Americanism promotes patriotism and responsible citizenship.

Americanism Essay:

The theme for the Americanism Essay 2019-2020 is: “ How can we address the health and well-being of our veterans, military, and their families?”

 The Auxiliary’s annual Americanism Essay Contest encourages participants to learn about the fundamental rights and freedoms we enjoy today.

 Your Units winning essays are due to the Department Chairman by March 15, 2020.  

 Special Project: Freedom Flag Foundation

Did you know the Freedom Flag is the official flag of remembrance for 9/11 in Virginia?  To learn more check out their website at:


Mid-year report is due by December 15, 2019, and your End of year report is due by April 15, 2020. Please mail report to: Sarah Markel, 119 Harrison St. NE, Leesburg, VA, 20176 or email



 Chair:  Sarah Markel

Email Address:

 Vice Chair:  Kathleen Czarnecki

 Advisor:  Geraline Robertson, PDP



Download: Americanism Summary Sheet

 2019 – 2020 Programs Action Plan – Americanism PAP