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
Like creative arts? There is a new offering at Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation, through Adapted Recreation. Marion Kaslovsky, who runs the Adapted Recreation Department, asked Amy Elliott, who has experience facilitating drama and creative arts groups, if she would lead a group for Veterans.Read more
In partnership with Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9100, the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, Chapel Hill, invites all veterans to come out and a guest speaker’s story, share yours, and learn of the various services and resources available to you as a veteran. This month’s event is on Monday, January 27, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.Read more
A Soldier’s Reflection is a speech that was presented at a Veterans Day observance ceremony at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill on Friday, November 8th. It is published today as a special item from the heart from one of today’s returning combat soldiers.Read more