While we do not often link our posts to commercial websites, sometimes there is an exception. AARP has created aRead more
Congress and the White House agree to expand definition of war eras to include all who served since Dec. 7, 1941.
More than 1,600 members of the U.S. Armed Forces were killed or wounded in periods of time not designated as war eras since the end of World War II. The newly signed Let Everyone Get
Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act of 2019 – The LEGION Act – honors those veterans, their spouses and descendants, extending membership eligibility in The American
Legion Family to hundreds of thousands who had previously been excluded.
We often get inquiries about lost, misplaced, or just can’t be found military separation papers–the infamous DD Form 214. It is actually quite easy to request a replacement, but it will take timeRead more
We often hear from local veterans and our Chapel Hill area friends and family, “What is the American Legion allRead more
This news item came to us from Yanceyville. It’s a Veterans Health and Benefits Fair and an Agent Orange Class. It is tomorrow! If you live in the north county area, this may be something for you to consider. Don’t forget your neighboring vets. There is no better way to serve our community than to help veterans and their families. That is what we do in the American Legion.Read more
Here is information from the VA that should be shared with not only your fellow members, but to non-member veterans in your neighborhood.Read more
The Department of Defense announced a policy change that will extend limited online military exchange shopping privileges to all honorably discharged veterans of the military.Read more
CVS will leave the Tricare pharmacy network, replaced by drug giant Walgreens starting Dec. 1, the Defense Health Agency announced Friday. All CVS pharmacies, including those inside Target stores, will no longer be considered “in network,” but Walgreens, a company that left Tricare in 2011 in a nasty dispute over drug discounts will return, according to DHA.Read more
We have a Career Fair coming to the area on September 1st from 10 am to 1 pm. It will be at the Doubletree Hotel, Raleigh, NC.Read more
American Legion Chapel Hill Post 6 held its first fishing social at the Post lake on Friday, 25 March. We held it from 6-8 pm. Eight current members, a new member, and a potential member attended. Where were you?Read more