Banner Post 109 American Legion located at 605 N. Wall Street Benson, North Carolina, is one of the larger posts in the Department of North Carolina. It is not known exactly when the Post was first chartered due to loss of records. However, the Post has a Loving Cup presented in 1912 by the News And Observer for largest attendance at a district conference. "Still Serving America" is the motto of the American Legion. Veterans who continue their service to America by still serving their communities. Veterans whose involvement in the community creates and supports the feeling of camaraderie which makes The American Legion the nation's largest and the most respected organization of wartime veterans.