Local Post members to mark anniversary

The American Legion will observe its 93rd anniversary March 15-17, and Legionnaires of Jackson and Swain counties will celebrate that milestone at their regular 7 p.m. meeting at William E. Dillard Post 104, Sylva, on Monday, March 12.

Founded in Paris, France, at the close of World War I, the organization now includes men and women veterans of World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, the Lebanon/Grenada periods, Operation Just Cause in Panama, Desert Storm, Iraq and the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

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