Centennial Dinner at KoC on April 11th

Centennial Dinner at KoC on April 11th

Over eighty attendees celebrated the American Legion 100th Anniversary with an evening dinner at the Knights of Columbus.

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Post Member Celebrates her Birthday by Feeding RCS Residents

Post Member Celebrates her Birthday by Feeding RCS Residents

Dianne Powell expresses why she celebrates her Birthday the way she does

I was one of the lucky ones. 
My parents believed that birthdays were very, very special.  “It’s your birthday…what do you want to do?”
or “Who do you want to see?”  or “What do
you want for your birthday dinner?” 

Well, after some decades of celebrating my “special” day
doing lots of “special” things with very “special” family and friends and
eating very “special” meals…I decided to expand upon that tradition.  So….for a number of years, I have chosen …

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Post Pays Respect to Member by Donating to Family Memorial

Post Pays Respect to Member by Donating to Family Memorial

Ken’s Support Team from L-R: Sandra McCain, daughter-in-law (Dr. Will’s wife); Marilyn West, daughter; Jade Cole, great-granddaughter; Erin Insley, granddaughter; Dennis Toler, Erin’s fiancé; Derek West, grandson.

Pastor Ted Rust express his gratitude to the McCain Family.

Comment from Ken McCain:

On Sunday morning, March 3, Legionnaires Sam Coxson, Gary Guodace, and Dick Seale came to St. Andrew Lutheran Church to deliver a memorial gift in honor of my son, Dr. Wilfred C. McCain. My son was an Eagle Scout, a U. S. Army Viet …

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Bingo at Kinston’s Veterans Home

Bingo at Kinston’s Veterans Home

Post Hosts Bingo – Feb 25th

The BIG Winner

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2019 Freedom Classic Feb 24th at Kinston’s Grainger Field

2019 Freedom Classic Feb 24th at Kinston’s Grainger Field

Air Force sweeps Sunday’s twin bill to win 2019 Freedom Classic

New Bern HS NJROTC Color Guard, Cadet Ethan Bennett, Cadet Conner Reagan, Cadet Gabriella Freyburger, and Cadet Christopher Hartley

NBHS NJROTC Cadets and Commander

The Air Force Academy and the Naval Academy have played in the Freedom Classic nine consecutive years. Following AFA’s doubleheader sweep Sunday at Historic Grainger Stadium, it’s the ninth straight season neither team has won all three games of a single Classic.

In front of an estimated 2,000 fans, the Falcons defeated …

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Empty Bowls Benefit was held on Feb 16

Empty Bowls Benefit was held on Feb 16

Wood Finishing Workshop to Benefit Empty Bowls New Bern

Yvonne and Jack Olmstead with Ron Perez

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Post make donation to NBHS NJROTC Shooters Program

Post make donation to NBHS NJROTC Shooters Program

Post 539 agreed to support the NJROTC Shooting program by donating a portion of the cost of the Orion Scoring Machine. The New Bern NJROTC has joined the Legion Junior Shooters program and have entered American Legion Post 539 team in to the Orion Nation Air Rifle League 2019 New Shooter League. More details will be posted under the PROGRAM, JROTC, NBHS NJROTC menu as the program develops.

New Bern HS Mascot accepts donation from Post’s 1st Vice Commander Mark Sandvigen

Mascot ready to take …

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NBHS NJROTC Students visits the USS North Carolina

NBHS NJROTC Students visits the USS North Carolina

NBHS NJROTC Students Visits the USS North Carolina

Some took a nap

There was an inspection of the Engine Room

Here’s Charlie Team holding down the Anchor

A little instruction in sharp shooting from a chaperone

Some learn quickly what the Captain does.

We were well defended

We even hope time to make a wish

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JROTC Cadets Opportunities Seminar Jan 23

JROTC Cadets Opportunities Seminar Jan 23

Post Vice Commander Dick Seale, JROTC Liaison, MS the American Legion’s Presentation of Programs available to High School Students.

Post Pass Commander Dave Nelson presents American Legion’s Boys State/Girls State and Student Troopers Programs

Post 1st Vice Commander Mark Sandvigen outlines the various Scholarship Programs and other youth programs available through the American Legion

Click to see Program Details

NJROTC Cadets attending the first presentation

Post Webmaster gives a demonstration of the Post’s Website

NJROTC Cadets attending the second presentation

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American Legion blossoms at Rose Bowl parade

American Legion blossoms at Rose Bowl parade

Millions across the nation and world get a better understanding of the American Legion Family via the organizations’ Rose Parade float.

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