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UNC Chapel Hill holds Military Appreciation Day – Sep 10th

The University of North Carolina Department of Athletics and Carolina Football will honor all current and former members of the United States military on September 10th, during their game against Rutgers. This event is held in conjunction with the UNC-Chapel Hill ROTC units in the Air Force, Army and Navy programs. Continue reading

Veterans Working Together

Our district is full of veterans groups. We are not alone. There are the Vietnam Veterans of America, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Marine Corps League, Military Order of the Purple Heart, and others. Continue reading

Vietnam Vets Go Fishing in Chapel Hill

Project Healing Waters veterans and other vets from the Durham VA Medical Center were hosted by Chapel Hill Post 6 to a day of fishing. Continue reading

Chapel Hill Hosts Healing Waters Veterans

Chapel Hill Post 6 has special guests this week. They are hosting Project Healing Waters veterans for a morning of fishing on Wednesday, Aug 24th. Other veterans from the Durham VAMC will join them. Continue reading

Traumatic Brain Injury Benefits

Effective October 1, 2011, the OEF/OIF provision for retroactive TSGLI will be removed. What this means is that any member injured between Oct. 7, 2001 and Nov. 30, 2005 can now receive the TSGLI benefit if they had a qualifying injury, regardless of where their injuries occurred. Continue reading

Department News this week – Aug 19th

Tax Exempt Status Pulled by IRS. Some posts were advised that their tax exempt status was pulled for failing to file IRS Form 990 for the the last three tax years. This was an automatic action. Affected posts received several notices to comply and a warning in June. It happened in July and affects three district posts. Continue reading

Chapel Hill Post supports local projects

American Legion Chapel Hill Post 6 has again made their post home available to the community through the East Chapel Hill Rotary for their Teachers’ Supply Store program. Robert Oakes, past post commander and member of the East Chapel Hill Rotary, served as coordinator for this annual project. Continue reading

American Legion Baseball World Series

Have you been watching?  It is on the air on ESPN3. Want to see what you have missed?  Visit LegionTV LegionTV has a huge archive of videos showing your American Legion in action.  Take a look and compare your post’s activities with those of others.  We can all learn from each other.

District 12, American Legion Department of North Carolina

We are the war veterans who served in the United States military.  We say war veterans not because we are warriors, but because it defines what makes us unique.  We are open to any veteran who has honorably served their Country in one of the military services during a designated period of conflict.  This includes … Continue reading

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August 2011


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