World War II ‘Duck’ that landed on D-Day coming to Wilmington
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World War II ‘Duck’ that landed on D-Day coming to Wilmington

A vintage World War II DUKW amphibious truck, nicknamed a “Duck,” that supported Allied landings in Normandy, France, on D-Day will be exhibited at the WII USO big-band dance and USO show on Nov. 22 at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, at 120 South Second Street in Wilmington.
Wilmington could get national recognition for World War II efforts
2 years ago
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Wilmington could get national recognition for World War II efforts

Wilmington might be the first to get the American World War II City designation.
UNCW hosts forum on Syria
2 years ago
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UNCW hosts forum on Syria

UNCW hosted a discussion today on Syria and the possibility of military intervention from the United States.
UNCW Syria expert talks about crisis in war-torn country
2 years ago
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UNCW Syria expert talks about crisis in war-torn country

UNCW's Dr. Dan Masters stopped by WWAY to talk about the crisis in Syria and what options the U.S. has when it comes to stopping the bloodshed in the war-torn country.
Fort Bragg-based soldier killed in Afghanistan
3 years ago
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Fort Bragg-based soldier killed in Afghanistan

A soldier from Arizona and based at Fort Bragg has died from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations in Afghanistan.
Family, friends, others gather to remember fallen Marine
5 years ago
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Family, friends, others gather to remember fallen Marine

The somber service was held at McClure Presbyterian Church. That's the same church where Lance Corporal Ross Carver and his wife Brandy were married. The audience recited the serenity prayer - one of Carver's favorites.
Football tailgate party benefits more than football fans
5 years ago
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Football tailgate party benefits more than football fans

The event was organized locally by Hell's Kitchen. People got to check out a game on the big screens under the big tent. Step Up for Soldiers was also accepting donations.
UNCW helps ease veterans’ transition to student life
5 years ago
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UNCW helps ease veterans’ transition to student life

They were on the front lines fighting for their country and their lives. Now many former troops from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are back home and going to college. They're tough, but it's still a hard transition from the front lines to the front seat in the classroom.
Emotional reunion for soldier and son
7 years ago
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Emotional reunion for soldier and son

A Columbus County preschooler had a special, unexpected visitor today.
Local war opponents present check to congressman
8 years ago
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Local war opponents present check to congressman

A group of opponents of the war in Iraq, including some members of the political action group MoveOn.org, expressed their concerns Thursday.