Committee for the Alabama National Cemetery (SCALNC) is a 501 (c) (3) Public
Charity volunteer organization consisting of representatives of National and
State Veterans organizations and/or their Auxiliaries, eligible active members
of the Armed Forces of the United States, civic organizations, governmental
agencies, public officials, corporations and individuals with an interest in
the ALNC who are willing to assist this committee.
The Support Committee provides overall support to facilitate the
enhancement, maintenance, and expansion of the Alabama National Cemetery and
will participate in events commemorating all United States military veterans.
Ex-Prisoners of War
of American Ex-Prisoners of War is to encourage fraternal activities, foster
patriotism and loyalty, maintain the POW legacy and educate others about it,
maintain historical records and a POW database, assist former prisoners of war
and their families, maintain allegiance to the United States of America and
preserve and defend her from all enemies.
Gold Star Mothers, Inc.
Gold Star Mothers, Inc. is made up of mothers whose children died in military
service, as a result of that service, or are missing in action. They serve
veterans, military members and their families, and families of the fallen by
volunteering in veterans hospitals and homes, community outreach programs, and
through fund raising efforts for causes supporting veterans.
Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed
to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in communities,
advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and
continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.
American Veterans (AMVETS)
of AMVETS is to enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American
veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them,
their families, and the communities where they live through leadership,
advocacy and services.
Blue Star Mothers of
Mothers of America, Inc. provides support for active duty service personnel,
promotes patriotism, assists veterans organizations and homeland volunteer
efforts to help our country remain strong. The name comes from the custom of
hanging a banner called a Service Flag in a window of homes of service men or
women. The flag had a blue star for each living family member in the military.
Star Salute of Alabama
Blue Star Salute is a concerted effort by local, state and national
military, political, veteran and caring citizen groups and organizations that
have set aside a Blue Star Salute Day as a particularly significant
appreciation day to America's military services of all Branches, Army, Navy,
Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard and the historical United States Merchant
Alabama's first organized Salute was held Armed Forces Day 2005 at The
American Village, Montevallo and was co-hosted by The American Legion of
Alabama, Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution and The American
Village Citizenship Trust, Gold Star Mothers and Wives of America.
American Veterans (DAV)
dedicated to empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and
dignity by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range
of benefits available to them; fighting for the interests of America’s injured
heroes on Capitol Hill; and educating the public about the great sacrifices and
needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life.