Monthly Archives: November 2016

Vietnam Veterans Gather to Remember

The Durham area Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 530 members gathered today at the Durham Vietnam Veterans Living Memorial. It was just a few days since Veterans Day, but the members have decided that it was time to honor and remember Vietnam War dead on a monthly basis. This was the first monthly event of many. Continue reading

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Christmas at Post 6

I remember Vietnam and receiving a Christmas packages from my sweetheart and mom. I remember broken cookies, a small bible, trinkets, popcorn for packing, and the notes. There is something special about Christmas for servicemen and women. It reminds us of our service days and those with whom we shared our holidays with far away from home. Be it World War II, the Frozen Chosin, the Delta, the Highlands, the jungles of South America, Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan and more, we all have our memories. Continue reading

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Vietnam Veterans Remembered – Nov 19

There will be a Remembrance Ceremony held at the Durham Vietnam Veterans Living Memorial this Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 12 noon. Continue reading

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Rent Our Post for Special Events

Yes, our post home, often referred to as the “post hut,” is available for rent. It can be used for parties, training seminars, reunions, pulled pig events, temporary parking, birthday parties, and other social events. We have two main rooms for large groups that can be used in conjunction with the grounds. Some groups setup large meeting and dining tents. Continue reading

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Veterans Day at St Thomas More Church School

American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars veterans joined other local active duty, reserve, and veterans at St. Thomas More Church School for a Veterans Day Recognition Day. Continue reading

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Department Conferences

The Department of North Carolina, American Legion, hold several conferences in Raleigh and then an annual State Convention. This is in addition to Legion College and you should attend. Continue reading

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The Unexpected at Post 6

We are entering a new phase of our post revitalization program. We are doing even more things “out of the box.” One example is a recent post meeting dinner. Our post commander, William Munsee, asked, “What do you think about a grilled steak night? We’ll do grilled salmon for those who want fish?” Continue reading

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Veterans Day Week of Events in Our Area

Many have contacted the Post asking about events scheduled to recognize Veterans Day. Many of the following events appear as featured stories in the News section of this site. You can print this page and share it with friends. We hope you will attend most, if not all of the events. Continue reading

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Chapel Hill K9 Unit Demo at Post – Nov 8

The Chapel Hill K9 Unit frequents our post to train new K9 cadets and maintain the skills of both officer and K9 dogs. We see them often and we enjoy watching and observing them in action. This coming Tuesday, they will be working out at the post at about 5 pm and post members are welcome to observe them in training. The time is approximately 5 pm., Tuesday, November 8th. Continue reading

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