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Veterans outreach coming to North Carolina

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American Legion national staff and Department of North Carolina Legionnaires will team up for a district revitalization and membership outreach effort Jan. 17-18 at three different locations. Veterans in the Central North Carolina area are invited to attend a special service session from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 17 at the following locations:

• American Legion Post 81, 604 S. Greensboro St., Liberty.

• Fuquay-Varina Post 116, 6400 Johnson Pond Road, Fuquay Varina.

• Fred Y. McConnell American Legion Post 51, 51 Wilshire Ave., Concord.

Veteran service officer information will be available to assist all area veterans with claims or other veteran benefit related questions during these times.

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Military Funeral Honors ceremonies must be scheduled in advance.

The law requires that every eligible veteran receive a military funeral honors ceremony, which includes the folding and presentation of the United States flag and the playing of “taps,” upon the family’s request. This Department of Defense program calls for the funeral director to request military funeral honors on behalf of the veteran’s family.