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


American Legion Department of NC
State Convention
North Raleigh Hilton
June 29 - July 2, 2016

Current Convention Schedule

Hotel Reservations

National Commander's
Walk for Veterans Registration Form

Online Sign-Up for Walk For Veterans Here




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







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.
: 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:     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).







Commemorating Vietnam
50th Anniversary Events

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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.



Important New Information from the IRS
Regarding Non-Profit Organizations

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

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Make membership renewal EASY!

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





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

Check out our new Facebook page here.


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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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