Department of North Carolina

 
 
 


North Carolina Department Headquarters
4 North Blount Street
P. O. Box 26657
Raleigh, North Carolina 27611-6657
Phone 919-832-7506
Fax 919-832-6428

 

2017 Department of North Carolina Annual Convention
June 7 - 10, 2017
North Raleigh Hilton

     

Hotel Reservations, call 1-800-445-8667, or
Reserve your room online here
Convention Schedule
Convention Banquet Reservations

 
 

DEPT OF NORTH CAROLINA UPCOMING EVENTS

NEW PHOTOS ADDED TO THE GALLERY

MAY 2017    
May 1   Application Deadline for Boys' State
May 9   National Membership Target Date 100%
May 10 - 13   Spring Meetings, Indianapolis, IN
May 12   Cut-off Date for Membership Awards
May 20   Last Date for Final District Meetings
May 29   Memorial Day, Dept. Office Closed
May 30   Convention Delegate Certification Forms Due Today
 
 

New NC Boys' State video available.

Click here to take a look!

 
From Dept. of NC Adjutant Tierian "Randy' Cash:

Former American Legion Boys' Stater Needs Your Help

A former American Legion Boys' Stater needs your help!  Please take a few moments to fill out this survey for him.  He is currently a student in Cleveland, TN at Lee University.  This survey is for a senior research project that may result in saving the lives of many and could diminish the waitlist for those in need of a life-saving organ.  The survey is short and very concise, so please take a few minutes to complete it.  He needs as many responses as possible.  Please click on the survey link below.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YLXZPXF

This survey is completely anonymous and you have the ability to skip any questions if you do not feel led to respond. 
 

 


American Legion eager to work with new VA Secretary
WASHINGTON (January 11, 2017) – National Commander Charles E. Schmidt of The American Legion issued the following statement concerning President-Elect Trump’s selection of Dr. David J. Shulkin to lead the department of Veterans Affairs:
READ THE STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL COMMANDER HERE
 

 

NATIONAL MEMORIAL DATABASE SEARCH


Twiford Memorial, Elizabeth City, NC

Across the country and around the world, U.S. war, military and veterans memorials stand to honor those who served in uniform and the battles they fought to protect our nation’s freedoms. The American Legion is now establishing a database to identify the locations, document histories and share photographs of our nation’s monuments and memorials to those who have served.

GET MORE INFORMATION HERE

NATIONAL MEMORIAL WEBSITE

 

           

VETERANS SERVICE FUND
USSNC REPORT

May 18, 2017

 

 

 
 


READ THE LATEST ISSUE NOW

 
 

THE AMERICAN LEGION NATIONAL EMERGENCY FUND

The National Emergency Fund, created in response to Hurricane Hugo in 1989, has provided more than $8 million in direct financial assistance to American Legion Family members and posts. By providing this emergency funding, NEF has prevented damaged posts from closing and enabled American Legion Family members to recover from tragedy.

Do you qualify?  Read more here...

Download a National Emergency Fund Application Here

OTHER VA EMERGENCY RESPONSE LINKS:

WWW.VISN6.VA.GOV

WWW.FAYETTEVILLENC.VA.GOV

 

 

Click here for More Information and learn about New Changes of Increased Eligibility

 
 

GULF WAR PRESUMPTIVES

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A condition of long term and severe fatigue that is not relieved by rest and is not directly caused by other conditions.
Fibromyalgia
: A condition characterized by widespread muscle pain. Other symptoms may include insomnia, morning stiffness, headache, and memory problems.
Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: A group of conditions marked by chronic or recurrent symptoms related to any part of the gastrointestinal tract.  Functional condition refers to an abnormal function of an organ, without a structural alteration in the tissues. Examples include irritable bowel syndrome, functional dyspepsia, and functional abdominal pain syndrome.
Undiagnosed Illnesses: With symptoms that may include but are not limited to: abnormal weight loss, fatigue, cardiovascular disease, muscle and joint pain, headache, menstrual disorders, neurological and psychological problems, skin conditions, respiratory disorders and sleep disturbances.

 The fastest way to get a disability claim decision: www.benefits.va.gov/fdc     File an eclaim.
Contact a veterans Service Officer for help filing an  eclaim or electronic FDC or call toll free # 800-827-1000.
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

 
 

As reported at the fall meetings, The American Legion is launching a national awareness campaign to raise funds to help our organization assist veterans, their families, young people and communities. The first installment of that campaign will focus on the mental health needs of veterans, particularly those who are battling the signature wounds of today’s war era: PTSD and traumatic brain injury (TBI).

READ MORE INFORMATION HERE


 


 

NEW ITEM AT FLAG & EMBLEM SALES

SHOP ONLINE HERE!!

 

Commemorating Vietnam
50th Anniversary Events

Click Here for Information

 

New GI Bill Comparison Tool Available!!

VA Hotline for Questions on VA Health Care and Benefits for Women Veterans

 
 

DMV Applies the Veteran Designation to Driver Licenses and Identification Cards

Effective October 7, 2013, DMV began offering the opportunity for veterans to request a veteran designation to be placed on their driver licenses and identification cards. This service can be obtained at any driver license office throughout the State.

MORE INFORMATION HERE


 


 
Important New Information from the IRS
Regarding Non-Profit Organizations

DD Form 214 is no longer absolutely required by the IRS.

Click here for more information

 
 

Make membership renewal EASY!

Select one of our newest options to help make renewing your American Legion Membership quicker, easier and more cost effective.

SIGN UP TODAY!!


 


 


 

American Legion Youth Programs Alumni Association

The American Legion Youth Programs Alumni Association has launched a new Facebook page. This brand-new page is available for you to post stories about your local youth programs in action, offer suggestions, or network with others who are interested in, or are past participants in, American Legion youth programs: Boys State, Boys Nation, American Legion Baseball, Junior Shooting Sports, Boy Scouts, Junior ROTC, Oratorical Contests, Samsung Scholarships – or any other Legion-connected activity that enriches the lives of young people.  Learn more about the association at www.legion.org/youthalumni.

Check out our new Facebook page here.
 


 


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More Information Here
 

The American Legion was founded in 1919 in Paris, France, at the close of World War I. The organization now includes veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon/Grenada periods, Operation Just Cause in Panama, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Global War On Terror.

The American Legion, since its founding, has endeavored to assist veterans, their widows and children, and their fellow citizens. The North Carolina American Legion, with over 40,000 paid members, are proud to carry on this tradition. We invite you to join us and help support Americas Veterans.

Are you a veteran or presently on active duty? Would you like to join The American Legion? Then here is where you can find out your eligibility status and apply for membership in the world's largest veteran's organization. Complete the application you'll find here.
 

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