The American Legion Riders Department of North Carolina
In the State of North Carolina there are 48 Legion Rider Chapters and over 1200 registered Riders. American Legion Riders chapters are well known for their charitable work, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local children’s hospitals, schools, veterans homes, severely wounded service members and scholarships. Since 2006, Riders nationwide have participated in The American Legion Legacy Run to annually raise money for the Legacy Scholarship Fund, established to provide scholarships to children of U.S. military personnel killed since Sept. 11, 2001. Click here for more information
The American Legion Riders Officers Contact Information Click Here
Sons of The American Legion Department of North Carolina
The Sons of The American Legion was created in 1932 as an organization within The American Legion. The S.A.L. is made up of boys and men of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the United States military and became eligible for membership in The American Legion. Click here for more information
Veterans Service Fund / USSNC Report
The Veterans Service Fund is one of our greatest programs as we provide funds to those who serve our veterans at our hospitals and veteran homes.
VSF/USSNC Report April 13, 2020..
NC Oratorical Contest
Each year The Department of North Carolina joins the 54 other departments and the over 10,000 local posts in The American Legion High School Oratorical Contest. Information & applications here…
Tar Heel Boys’ State
The American Legion believes there is no better way to assure the survival of our great republic than to train our young people in the ideals and objectives of American government. Tar Heel Boys’ State, sponsored by The American Legion Department of North Carolina, is an intense workshop concentrating on North Carolina state government and politics.
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American Legion College
The Department of North Carolina, through it’s Leadership Development Committee, holds “Legion College” each at the Village Inn in Clemmons, NC. The program enhances knowledge and appreciation of The American Legion, and it teaches the core values and contributions of the organization, the American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of The American Legion and many subordinate programs. Get full information here.
Student Trooper Program
The purpose of the North Carolina American Legion Student Trooper Program is to create an association between our young people and the men and women who are responsible for enforcing the laws of our State. It is our belief that the young men and women who participate in the Student Trooper Program will develop favorable attitudes toward Law Enforcement and will articulate those attitudes throughout their communities and among their peers. Get more information here.
American Legion Jr. & Sr. Baseball
As American Legion Baseball swings into its 93rd year, the 2018 season gets under way with online registration beginning Jan. 1. Click here for more information. You can find event scheduling information for the 2018 American Legion World Series right here.
American Legion Jr. Shooting Sports
The American Legion Junior Shooting Sports Program is a gun safety education and marksmanship program that encompasses the basic elements of safety, education, enjoyment and competition. Shooters use the .177 caliber air rifle. Both males and females can participate, through Legion sponsorship; disabled youth are encouraged to join, as competitive shooting is a sport that creates an equal playing field for all competitors. Find more information here.
National Emergency Fund
The Preamble to The American Legion Constitution sums up the theme of the National Endowment Fund, “… devotion to mutual helpfulness.” This phrase is more than just mere words on paper; it’s our pledge of support to Legionnaires and their family members. Since the early 1920s, The American Legion has been actively involved in meeting the needs of both the community and individual Legion Family members in the wake of disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and wildfires. Click here for more information
Temporary Financial Assistance
Since its establishment in 1925, The American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program has awarded cash grants to minor children of current active duty or American Legion members. These grants help families in need meet the cost of shelter, food, utilities and health expenses, thereby keeping the child or children in a more stable environment. Click here for more information