The PACT Act was signed into law, yet many eligible veterans do not know that they are entitled to service-connected disability benefits from it. Vietnam presumptive entitlements were concurrently expanded.Read more
North Carolina has extended the exemption of military retirement pay for retirees who have served “in the armed forces for at least 20 years or those who medically retired or survivors of one of those veterans.Read more
This story is for the many prior military visitors to our web page seeking information on just what is going on at the new Chapel Hill American Legion Post on NC Highway 54 West.Read more
The Town of Chapel Hill is promoting the upcoming Vets on the Move event June 25th. Their goal is specifically to connect veterans in the community with the necessary tools to utilize and navigate alternate modes of transportation.Read more
The expanded authority under the SAVES LIVES Act allows the VA to open eligibility for those who can receive the COVID-19 vaccine at out VA facilities.Read more
The Durham VA Health Care System has vaccine appointments available for all enrolled Veterans!Read more
The VA has announced enhanced services as we return to normal post-Covid-19.Read more
While we do not often link our posts to commercial websites, sometimes there is an exception. AARP has created aRead more
Congress and the White House agree to expand definition of war eras to include all who served since Dec. 7, 1941.
More than 1,600 members of the U.S. Armed Forces were killed or wounded in periods of time not designated as war eras since the end of World War II. The newly signed Let Everyone Get
Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act of 2019 – The LEGION Act – honors those veterans, their spouses and descendants, extending membership eligibility in The American
Legion Family to hundreds of thousands who had previously been excluded.
We often get inquiries about lost, misplaced, or just can’t be found military separation papers–the infamous DD Form 214. It is actually quite easy to request a replacement, but it will take timeRead more