Motorcycle Ride
2 months ago
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Motorcyclists escort Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to Oak Island

Motorcycle riders from up and down the east coast rolled into Oak Island with a something special for residents and visitors.
Welcome home Vietnam Vets decades after their service
1 year ago
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Welcome home Vietnam Vets decades after their service

The Vietnam Veterans were doing a job their country asked them to do, yet many of them never had a proper "Welcome home." Now, a local ceremony will honor them how many argue they should have been honored.
Fact to fiction novel remembers ‘The Things They Carried’
2 years ago
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Fact to fiction novel remembers ‘The Things They Carried’

Vietnam veteran Tim O’Brien turned fact into fiction in his war novel ‘The Things They Carried’ as he shared his war experience and a soldiers battle from within.
ONLY ON 3: 40 years later, Vietnam vet gets Bronze Star
2 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: 40 years later, Vietnam vet gets Bronze Star

It's a military honor four decades overdue. Lost in paper work for years, a Leland man discovered accidentally he was awarded one of the army's top honors, which he finally received today.
82nd Airborne to participate in naming ceremony
3 years ago
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82nd Airborne to participate in naming ceremony

Approximately 100 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division who are currently serving and those who served in Vietnam are scheduled to participate in a ceremony that will rename a dining facility at Fort Bragg.
Veteran’s family reunited with long-lost dogtags
3 years ago
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Veteran’s family reunited with long-lost dogtags

A piece of military and personal history is back in the hands of a veteran's family. Nearly half a century after he lost them in Vietnam, Richard Wiler's family now has their dad's dog tags back.
Vietnam vet to get back dog tag lost during war
3 years ago
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Vietnam vet to get back dog tag lost during war

A Vietnam vet will soon hold the dog tag he lost while serving in Vietnam. A group of bikers is making sure the tag gets back to Bill Ritenour. He lost it while serving in Vietnam in the 1960s.
ONLY ON 3: 41 years later, Vietnam vet reunites with war buddy feared dead
4 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: 41 years later, Vietnam vet reunites with war buddy feared dead

A Brunswick County veteran had a very special reunion recently with who he long thought was a fallen comrade. Jim Milstead was a riverboat officer in Vietnam. Last month he met up with a friend he thought died more than 40 years ago.