Monthly Archives: March 2018

General Pershing Visits Post 6

Chapel Hill Post No. 6 kicked off their Centennial celebrations by joining with their local Army ROTC Unit at UNC Chapel Hill to sponsor David Shuey, who portrays General John J. Pershing. Mr. Shuey is a professional actor, “History teller,” and historic person re-enactor. He spoke in the persona of General John Joseph Pershing. Continue reading

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Veteran Symposium and Workshop – Mar 26

The Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy Veteran Symposium and Workshop is now open to all veterans, and to those in the community, who are interested in veteran issues. Continue reading

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A Tribute to Our Women in Uniform

We have spent some time taking a look at some of the contributions of the women who have served their country. Their contributions during World War II are simply amazing. Enough said, take a look for yourself…with Women on the Wing. Continue reading

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March – Women’s History Month

Let us not forget the many, many women of Chapel Hill Post No. 6 who served their country in uniform. March is Women’s History Month! Continue reading

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American Legion History – Chapel Hill

We have been reading some interesting things about the American Legion in Chapel Hill over the past several years. We have heard stories about our aged facilities, dying veterans, folding up (our tents) and heading out, or even leaving Chapel Hill. It is like some of our neighbors are writing and talking about the veterans of Chapel Hill without reading their “book”–their history. Continue reading

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Let’s Join the Army ROTC for a Military Ball

American Legionnaires have been invited to attend the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps of UNC Chapel Hill’s Military Ball.  This is a very formal event and well worth attending.  Now, before you start worrying about how one works, at the … Continue reading

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