Monthly Archives: February 2014

Marathon Jam a Success

Did you stop by and join in on the fun and music of the Marathon Jam? Many, many musicians joined together to sing and play music for twelve non-stop hours! The initial report is that over $11,000 was raised for Fisher House this year. More will continue to come in and we expect the number to grow. Continue reading

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Marathon Jam Returns

Chapel Hill is again hosting the site for the 11th Annual Marathon Jam is a national day of service by musicians to benefit the Fort Bragg Fisher House. Fisher House is “a home away from home for wounded soldiers and their families.” How does the Jam work? The Chapel Hill Jam is this Saturday, February 22, 2014, from One PM to One AM. Continue reading

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It All Starts at Home

Your post leaders are totally amazed at the original thinking that individual members come up with to support your post. Your post commander could not succeed without their ideas and support. He knows what gets done behind the scenes, but do you? Continue reading

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Iwo Jima Remembered

Sixty-nine years ago today, thousands of Marines stormed the beaches of Iwo Jima. Their mission was to secure the island and the three airfields there. The fighting went on for several weeks, but on 23 February 1945, five marines and one navy combat medic (hospital corpsman) raised the Stars and Stripes over Mount Surbachi. Continue reading

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