American Legion Post 12

Service. Patriotism. Camaraderie.

America's largest veterans service organization works every day to uphold time-honored values.

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The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, and community service organization which now numbers 2.4 million – men and women – in more than 14,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.  These Posts are organized into 55 Departments – one each for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico, and the Philippines.  Click on "Join Us" to access the Post 12 Membership Application.  You have the option of paying your "Join Us" membership dues of $45.00 online by clicking on the "Buy Now" button below.  Otherwise, downloan the application from the "Join Us" link and make your check payable to: American Legion Post 12.  Mail your check and application to:

American Legion Post 12
P.O. Box 1893
Carthage, NC 28327


Membership eligibility in The American Legion is based on honorable service within the U.S. Armed Forces between April 6, 1917 and November 11, 1918 (World War I); December 7, 1941, and December 31, 1946 (World War II); June 25, 1950, and January 31, 1955 (Korean war); December 22, 1961, and May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War); August 24, 1982, and July 31, 1984 (Lebanon/Grenada); December 20, 1989, and January 31, 1990 (Operation Just Cause – Panama); or August 2, 1990, until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.

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Your Contact: Ray White, 1st Vice Commander

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  • Phone: 910.949.3640