The SSAWV is a patriotic and fraternal heritage organization. Founded in 1927, it is non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian. The primary purpose is to perpetuate the memory of the soldiers, sailors, and marines who served the United States of America between February 15, 1898, and July 4, 1902. While the order still has "Real Sons," membership is made up of subsequent generations, collateral family, and also simply men who subscribe to our purposes and objectives.
One of the main questions people ask about our membership is“What if I don’t have a relative?” If you do not have a relative that you know of who served, you are still eligible to join. We welcome… Read MoreLearn More
United Spanish War Veteran Membership Medal Start Off with what you have or know and Backtrack. Maybe you have a picture or a rumor that has been passed down that yourGreat Great Grandfather or Great Great Grand Uncle… Read MoreLearn More
The Camp Was Named after SGT. Joseph (Melvin) LeonardAug 28, 1876 – Sept 23, 1946 Born in Cohoes, NY the son of James Leonard and Mary Melvin of Irish Immigrants. Joseph Leonard entered the United States Marine Corps… Read MoreLearn More