2019 Department Mid-Winter Conference, Feb. 14 – 16, 2019
VIP Guest – National Commander Brett Reistad. Information and Schedule Here
Veterans Experience Action Center Event – January 25, 2019
The Winston-Salem Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office will hold a one-day event in Greensboro for all Veterans seeking benefit assistance. Click here for more information.
Department Headquarters Job Opening
The American Legion of North Carolina is currently seeking candidates for the position of Department Programs Director & Electronic Media Coordinator. A detailed job description and application can be found by clicking here.
Interested candidates may contact the Department Adjutant Tierian “Randy” Cash at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-832-7506. Resumes may be sent by email or mailed to The American Legion of North Carolina, Attn: Department Adjutant, 4 North Blount Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.
Position Summary: Performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties to support and maintain State and National programs of The American Legion. Acts as a liaison between office staff, American Legion members and participants in the state and national programs, and maintains information and databases for all adult and youth related programs. Assists the American Legion of North Carolina with communications and media, both print and electronic, including the North Carolina Legion News, The American Legion of North Carolina website, electronic newsletters, and social media.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in working with various computer programs, office administration and the functions of American Legion. Must be able to work independently with little supervision. Must be well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges of supporting American Legion programs. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, strong decision-making ability coupled with a strong sense for prioritizing work and attention to detail.
The American Legion Department of North Carolina Resolutions are now Online.
Clicking the link here will take you to the latest Resolution Status Log with links to available resolutions submitted to the Department from 1991 to the present time.
100th Anniversary Member Directory & History Book is Going to Press!
The long-awaited American Legion Department of North Carolina 100th Anniversary History and Member Directory Project, “100 Years of The American Legion in North Carolina,” is going to press in early December. Publishing Concepts (PCI) in Dallas, TX is publishing the book. The response from our membership has been outstanding and we look forward to celebrating our 100 Year Anniversary with this once in a lifetime publication. The book comes complete with over thirty pages of history, highlighted with timelines, narrative history, and pictures of activities and events. The second part of the book is entitled “Our Legacy,” with member photographs and memories. For those who did not take advantage of the pre-sale, copies will be available through Department Headquarters. Thank you once again for your participation in this project. We have much to be proud of in the American Legion Department of North Carolina. Future generations of Legionnaires will be grateful for your service and sharing the story.
More information and FAQ’s here.
Commander Evan Thompson Homecoming, January 26, 2019
6:00 PM, Don Gibson Theater, 318 S. Washington St., Shelby, NC
More Information Here.
Boy Scout Camporee, March 29 – 31, 2019
Cherokee Scout Reservation, Yanceyville, NC 27379. Click here for more information.
Grant Alert – Up to $2000
Do you have a Post member who is an IBM employee or who has retired from IBM? I bet if you asked around you would find one! They are eligible to get a grant for your Post for up to $2000 and they can get the grant every year. Here is more information about the grant: https://www.ibm.com/volunteers/faq/communitygrants.wss
Department Photo Gallery
Take a look at photos of recent events posted by our former Department Historian, Larry Rozier, including the 2018 Department Annual Convention, 2018 Washington Conference, Mid-Winter Conference, Junior Shooting Sports State Championship, the Legion Baseball Hall of Fame Banquet, and the State Oratorical Contest in Greensboro. Other new photos by Department Historian, Bill Richard, include the 2018 Fall Conference, Medal of Honor Day Observances, 2018 Student Trooper Program in Raleigh, 4th of July Parade in Faith, NC, 2018 Legion College, and the 2018 American Legion Baseball State Championship.
Go to the full Gallery here…