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Haw River Veteran Needs Assistance

A US Army Sgt E-5 living in Haw River is seeking financial aid. He needs $3,500 to repair his car. He was in an accident and suffered Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (twice Continue reading

American Legion Oratorical Program

Do you have your Post’s Oratorical Program setup yet? Are you waiting for more information? Well you can find it on the national website today. Continue reading

World War II Soldier Honored in Durham

On October 8th at 11 a.m. in the graveyard at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church in Durham, the Barbee family will be holding a small graveside memorial for William Cates. William is the great uncle of Ms. Beth Barbee. William was married to her great aunt Elizabeth, whom is she is named for. Continue reading

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If you are a fan of the American Legion and our District 12 news, why not Follow us. Just look for the Follow button in the lower corner of the screen when you visit our site. Continue reading

Division III Meeting Held in Chapel Hill

District Commanders and Vice Commanders converged in Chapel Hill to discuss state department business and to share information. What they learned today moves on to the districts and then to local posts. Division Commander Terry Chatfield opened the meeting by introducing the many speakers and Ben Lee, State Department Commander. Continue reading

National Commander Fang Wong to Address Congress

The national convention is over and the members have spoken. Our national commander now has his orders. His primary job is to ensure that the approved resolutions are acted on and that the voice of the American Legionnaires is heard. Continue reading

Americanism in Chapel Hill

Our schools are doing an excellent job of teaching Americanism, but In Chapel Hill, the History Department brings American History to life through on hands participation, field trips, skits, drama, and awareness. Chapel Hill Post 6 reported today on Chapel Hill High Schools special event today, Remember New York.  It was a two and a … Continue reading

Funeral Set for Sgt Colby Richmond

Funeral arrangements for Sergeant Colby Richmond were announced today. The funeral service is on Monday, September 5, at Caswell Civic Center ( beside Bartlett Yancey High School) on the left as you come into Yanceyville. Interment will be in Milton, NC Continue reading

NC State Fair Military Appreciation Day – Oct 19th

The North Carolina State Fair will back again this year in Raleigh, NC, from October 13 through October 23. Military Appreciation Day is Wednesday, October 19. The day will feature a military care package drop-off location, special exhibits and performances by military bands. Continue reading

Fang Wong Elected National Commander

The voting is complete and Fang Wong was elected American Legion National Commander for 2011-12 at our National Convention Continue reading

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September 2011


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