Preamble
For God and Nation, and for our commonweal,

we former members of the armed forces of the

United States having aided in maintaining the honor,

integrity, and supremacy of our country, holding in

remembrance the sacrifices in common made and

drawn together by strong bonds of respect and mutual

suffering, solemnly and firmly associate ourselves

together in creating the Disabled American Veterans
,
the principles and purposes of which shall be supreme

allegiance to the United States of America, fidelity

to its Constitution and laws; to hold aloft the torch

of true patriotism; strive for a better understanding between

nations that peace and goodwill may prevail;

to cherish and preserve the memories of our military

association; and to aid and assist worthy wartime

disabled veterans, their widows, their orphans and

their dependents.