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
Our Post Home is open to the public on Monday, May 27th. You are welcome to join us at 10 a.m. to tour our home and see a display of military artifacts and collectibles owned by our members. We will also have a few World War II and Vietnam era military vehicles on display.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
The American Legion formed immediately after World War II in France. It was formed to give our doughboys something to do as they waited and prepared to head home. The “War to end all wars” was over. It was time to return home and return to their families and start a new life as citizens.Read more
Legion Riders -They are all over our nation and are forming at posts and ours is one of them. If you are a motorcycle enthusiast and a veteran, you may be eligible to join.Read more
Ed Gill has a story to tell. It is the story of his father, a Marine who was killed at Iwo Jima. Ed was just three years old when he died a combat casualty.Read more
It’s not seen often, camaraderie, that is. It is infrequently used and even less actually done. So what is Camaraderie?
Well it is defined as “mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of time together.” It’s what we do at the American Legion and in the American Legion Auxiliary.
You have heard it before. “It takes a Village…” And, I will have to agree that with any group, itRead more
We are looking for local veterans to join our post.Read more
Chapel Hill is again hosting the site for the 11th Annual Marathon Jam is a national day of service by musicians to benefit the Fort Bragg Fisher House. Fisher House is “a home away from home for wounded soldiers and their families.” How does the Jam work? The Chapel Hill Jam is this Saturday, February 22, 2014, from One PM to One AM.Read more