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Tank Museum Visit – March 26th

We have talked about it for some time and we are going to make it happen this month.  Ed Gill has set aside March 26th as our date for visiting the American Armoured Foundation Museum in Danville, Virginia.  We have…

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Danville Tank Museum Trip Set

Chapel Hill Post 9100 is making a field trip to Danville, Virginia.  We have talked about this as a district project  for some time and we are going to make it happen this month.  Ed Gill, Post 9100, has set…

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Thanks for the Memories

A true hero to all of us who served from World War II through Korea, Vietnam and countless conflicts up to 2000 was Bob Hope.  He lifted our spirits, brought joy to many a sad and lonely GI, and linked…

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Our Legacy to Tomorrow’s Warriors

Most of us think of Legacy as the handing down of money or property.  True, that is the predominant use of the word, but it also has another, non-monetary/property meaning. “Anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or…

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NC State VOD Winner Takes 3rd Place!

Wow, wow, wow!  Kinston Post 2771 is one happy post as their candidate, Logan Beyer, took 3rd Place in the national Voice of Democracy competition and won a $10,000 VFW Scholarship.  This is a first time in 40 years for…

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Wings Over Wayne Air Show at Seymour Johnson AFB

The weather is great and it is time to break out of our winter doldrums and get out into the sunlight.  Why not visit Seymour Johnson AFB (Goldsboro)  and watch an air show?  Admission is free, but there is a canned goods…

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Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

Welcome Home! Senator Richard Burr announced that his Senate resolution was accepted to make March 30th Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. This has been a hard-fought effort to give recognition to the thousands of surviving veterans of the Vietnam War. Senator…

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Ischemic Heart Disease

The VA now recognizes ischemic heart disease as an Agent Orange-related illness.  What does this mean? If you have previously submitted a compensation request for an Agent Orange illness, but did not include ischemic heart disease, you can now make…

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Baghdad Bad Boys Join in Marathon Jam

Okay.  The storm clouds are passing and there are clear skies over Chapel Hill.  Tomorrow promises to be a beautiful day and you are thinking of fun things to do.  You may be even heading out of town.  But wait,…

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Charles B Hodson Passes

After an extended illness, Charles B. Hodson died this week at the Extended Care Center of the Durham VA Medical Center.  A memorial service is set for  Sunday, February 27th at 3 p.m., at  Walker’s Funeral Home, Franklin Street, Chapel…

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