Veterans Health and Benefits Fair – Yanceyville

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.

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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.

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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.

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