Article I. Title
The Association shall be known as the 196th Light Infantry Brigade Association.

Article II. Aims and Objectives
Section 1. To preserve and foster the spirit of fellowship among former and possible future members of the 196th Light Infantry Brigade, U.S. Army, and provide an organization through which they may unite in bonds of comradeship.
Section 2. To commemorate the memory of soldiers who gave their lives in the service of their country.
Section 3. To support a national military that will promote stability and peace throughout the world.
Section 4. To foster public understanding and support of the United States Army.
Section 5. To promote and perpetuate those Army and unit traditions that contribute to esprit de corps and superior performance of duty.

Article III. Membership
Section 1. Membership in the 196th Light Infantry Brigade Association shall be open to any soldier, active, retired or honorably discharged Veteran, who served or was attached to the 196th Light Infantry Brigade during its active service.
Section 2. Terms of Membership. Membership in the Association shall remain in force so long as the member maintains current status by payment of prescribed dues.

Article IV. Officers
Section 1. Enumeration. The Officers of the Association shall be a President who shall be the Chief Executive Officer, a Vice President, a Secretary and a Treasurer.
Section 2. Duties. The Officers of the Association shall administer the affairs of the Association in accordance with the by-laws.
Section 3. Terms and Election. The President and the Vice President shall be elected by the membership, as provided in these by-laws. The terms of office of the President and Vice President shall be two (2) years, and they shall be eligible for reelection. The other officers shall be appointed by the President.
Section 4. Vacancies in Elective Offices. If the President vacates his office during his term, the Vice President shall succeed thereto.
Section 5. Honorary Presidents. The Honorary Presidency of the Association may be tendered after election by the membership.


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