Some of the programs that Post 86 does in our community are:

  • Semi-annual dinners for Veterans at VA Hospital in Salisbury, NC
  • Blue Star Banner Program - presentation of Blue Star Banners to families of all who are serving on active duty to honor the family member serving in the military
  • Sponsorship of American Legion Junior Baseball Teams
  • Sponsorship of two students (rising high school seniors) to Boys State, where they learn civics and form and run state and local governments and solve governmental problems
  • Military Funerals/Honor Guards which includes the Honor Guard, twenty-one gun salute, playing of Taps, and presentation of the American Flag which covered the veteran's casket, to the family of the deceased at funerals
  • American Legion Ladies Auxilary sponsoring of two students (rising high school seniors) to Girls State
  • Distribute Bibles to active duty Military
  • Distribute Poppies to the general public
  • Annually hold Memorial Day Service to honor all of the service men and women who died while serving our country
  • Annually hold Veterans Day Service to honor all of the men and women who have served our country

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