US Defense Secretary Ash Carter is visiting troops at Fort Bragg as the Army is downsizing.
It was a very good weekend for nearly 300 soldiers stationed at Fort Bragg. The Fayetteville Observer reported that about 280 soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division returned to Fort Bragg on Sunday.
You may know rocker John Parr best from his hits in the '80s, but he's back on the scene today as he promotes a new album in support of those fighting for freedom. He stopped by "Good Morning Carolina" to talk about the album and play some of his music.
the Army has suspended the use of its
new square parachutes because of problems discovered after a Fort
Bragg soldier died during a training jump last month.
The military has confirmed that four North Carolina National Guard soldiers have been killed in Iraq, one of them from Wilmington, thirty-nine-year-old Staff Sergeant Ed Kramer.
This is the day we celebrate our independence and freedom., but for many, it's also a time to remember those on the frontiers of our freedom -- our service men and women serving here and overseas.