With the words, “To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan,” President Lincoln affirmed the government’s obligation to care for those injured during the war and to provide for the families of those who perished on the battlefield.

Since 1919 the American Legion has led the way in ensuring that the government does not forget its obligation to the Veteran.

If you are you a Veteran who has participated in or knows a fellow Veteran who has participated in any of the following:

  • VA Financial Assistance
  • VA Housing/Home Loans
  • VA Rehabilitation
  • VA Education
  • VA Health Care
  • VA Disability

Thank the American Legion!

The battle for quality health care, for disability benefits, for respectful treatment by the government who has benefited by your service is not over.

The American Legion is still fighting for you!

Only about 7% of Americans today have served in the U.S. Military. Please join the American Legion in the continuing effort to secure benefits for our nations veterans-benefits earned by their service.

Submit your membership application here.

American Legion Post 46
P.O. Box 2176
Morehead City, NC 28557

New members’ 1st year fees are paid by the Post.

Annual membership fee is $40.00/year thereafter.

Or join on line at (Payment required to join.)

You will need to show a copy of your DD-214 (discharge papers) to a local Post 46 Officer to verify eligibility (this may be done at a Post 46 meeting).

If you are an active or expired member and would like to transfer your membership to Post 46 please email your original Member ID (Including the state), your full name, address and phone number to Our adjutant will process your transfer upon receipt of complete information.

Why you should join the American Legion

The American Legion provides life-changing assistance and guidance for veterans, military personnel, their families and communities in thousands of ways every day around the world. Help comes in the form of personal assistance, cash grants, donated goods, disaster relief, labor, networking, volunteerism and advocacy. The American Legion is the nation’s most influential, effective and dependable advocate of veteran affairs fighting for better active-duty pay, improved housing for active-duty families and helping to ensure that the VA’s medical system can properly care for veterans.

Once a member, you can enjoy the following money-saving discounts and programs:

To access these discounts and programs, use the designated phone number or go to

American Legion Discounts and Travel Center:
Amplifon Hearing Health Care: 1-888-290-5412 or visit
Car Rental: Alamo, National, Enterprise.
GOV Vacation Rewards: 1-866-691-5109 or visit
Lifestation: 1-855-705-5885 or visit
Motel 6: 1-844-534-4666 or visit


Allied Van Lines. 1-800-871-8864 or visit
NorthAmerican. 1-800-343-6899 or visit
Mutual of Omaha: 1-800-780-0319
Office Depot OfficeMax: 1-855-337-6811, ext. 12897 or visit
Veterans Holidays: 1-877-772-2322 or visit
Wyndham Hotel Group: 1-877-670-7088 and mention ID #8000000307.

No Cost Legioncare Life Insurance

LegionCare Overview

Legioncare No Cost To You Accidental Death Insurance Protection Guaranteed to Legionnaires

As a member of the Legion Family, you’re eligible for up to $5,000.00 in NO COST To You coverage. But your Confirmation is REQUIRED for activation.

$5,000.00 Accidental Death Protection Member-Only Benefit:

Your beneficiary will receive a check for $5,000.00 if you suffer a fatal covered accident while you are traveling to or from or participating in any covered event conducted for Legion business, or $1,000.00 for all other fatal covered accidents. You pay nothing for this coverage.

Your Department of The American Legion endorses this coverage to stand by your family with up to $1,000.00 cash benefits paid straight to your beneficiary, if you suffer a fatal covered accident at home, on the job, in your car, on vacation, while traveling, wherever you are.

Call 1-800-235-6943 or visit for more details and to sign up. You must be an active member of the American Legion and have your member ID number.

Why you should join Morehead City Post 46

We are involved in the community. We are your advocate for benefits and services locally and we represent your interests at the Department of NC Legion conventions in Raleigh, NC. This advocacy carries through to the National Head Quarters in Indiana and to Washington, DC.

Our Mission Statement declares our commitment to the community, state, and nation, but we cannot do it without your help. We need your support. Please join us in helping our local veterans and serving this great coastal community.

Please visit our Community Activities Page to see the many local programs we sponsor, participate in, and effect.