We are mostly packed up and preparing to move and, like our own home of many years, not everything will go with us. Now we need your help. Whether you call it a tag sale, yard sale, rummage, or garage sale, we are holding a one-time FOUR-HOUR SALE. It is on Saturday, June 27, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Read more
National Commander James “Bill” Oxford shared his thoughts on current events facing our Nation and The American Legion. His message is timely and important to all of our members for are we are one–We Are The American Legion.Read more
A picture is worth a thousand words, or so they say. What do you think? We are getting excited and we are proud to embark on our second one hundred years of service to veterans in Chapel Hill and surrounding communities.Read more
Did you know that the American Legion has a program to provide temporary help to members and those serving on active duty? It is called Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA).Read 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.
Without our American Legion Blue Caps, we look just like the average Joe or Jane. We are just like you, but we are veterans, too.Read more
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
American Legionnaires have been invited to attend the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps of UNC Chapel Hill’s Military Ball. ThisRead more
A hundred years has passed since the first men sailed for Europe to fight for freedom. And, in 1919, the returning servicemen joined together in France to form the American Legion. How much do you know about “the war to end all wars?”Read more
We have entered our 98th year, as we were formed in October 28, 1919. That is right. We gathered at a convention in Raleigh earlier that year to form a North Carolina Department of the American Legion.Read more