War

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. Tue, 11/12/2013 - 3:07am
Wilmington could get national recognition for World War II efforts
Wilmington might be the first to get the American World War II City designation. Tue, 10/29/2013 - 1:35am
UNCW hosts forum on Syria
UNCW hosted a discussion today on Syria and the possibility of military intervention from the United States. Fri, 09/13/2013 - 9:00pm
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. Tue, 09/10/2013 - 11:24pm
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. Mon, 10/15/2012 - 12:08pm
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. Sat, 09/11/2010 - 9:33pm
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. Sun, 09/05/2010 - 3:03pm
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. Thu, 08/26/2010 - 3:58am
Emotional reunion for soldier and son
A Columbus County preschooler had a special, unexpected visitor today. Mon, 07/21/2008 - 9:13pm
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. Thu, 08/16/2007 - 11:30pm