On May 20,2006 American Legion Post 192 along with VFW Post 8635 will be sponsoring a ride to benefit the troops. It will be lead by a Humvee and Iraq Vets. It will travel the Nationally known ,world famous, "Tail of The Dragon","318 curves in 11 miles"!
The Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap, with 318 curves in 11 miles, is America ’s number one motorcycle and sports car road. The nearby Cherohala Skyway is quickly becoming number two with its remote 60 miles of scenic mountain highway. The area also has other roads less traveled, but just as exciting. Come and discover them all.There will also be a DJ & Live Music.
A giant banner will be signed and sent to the troops in Iraq. At the fairgrounds where the event starts there will be all kinds of activities and the different Branches of Service will be represented. The combined Legion - VFW Honor Guard will hold a ceremony. There will be door prizes, raffles, music & refereshments. This could well turn out to be the largest event of it's type in the area!
So even though your in Raleigh, Chapel Hill,Asheville & elsewhere come join us for some fun in the Mountains!
Dan Siler-Joint Veterans Service Officer / PAO
American Legion Post 192 , Robbinsville,NC