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Veterans

Wreath laying at National Cemetery

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Wreaths were laid out at the national cemetery in Wilmington on Saturday. Hundreds of people came out to the annual ceremony done by an organization called Wreaths Across America as a remembrance of fallen veterans during the holidays. Full story...
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"Mama goose" brings healing hike for veterans to North Carolina

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video A hike to help veterans heal after the war is coming right here to North Carolina. Walk Off the War started two years ago on the Appalachian Trail to support veterans transition from their service to life back at home. Full story...
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Veterans get feisty with the VA in Wilmington

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videoThere was a feisty meeting at the VA clinic Monday night in Wilmington. The VA is holding these meetings to get feedback from veterans about what they are doing right and what they could improve on. Full story...
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CFCC, 70 employers host veterans job fair

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video The transition from military to civilian life is hard enough, especially if a veteran has a difficult time finding a job. For that, Cape Fear Community College hosted a career and resource expo specifically aimed at our men and women who served the country. Full story...
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NC launches initiative to aid veterans, families

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North Carolina is launching an initiative aimed at serving active-duty military, veterans and their families. Full story...
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Private cemeteries set flags for Veterans Day

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videoOakdale Cemetery held their annual flag event for veterans graves on Saturday. This year also included Pine Forest Cemetery and Bellevue Cemetery which nearly 1400 flags were placed. Full story...
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HAPPENING TOMORROW: Free health screenings for veterans

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videoIn honor of Veterans Day, staff at Wilmington Surgical Associates are donating their time on Saturday to perform free vascular and blood pressure screenings to area veterans. Full story...
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Pearl Harbor survivors sought for 73rd anniversary commemoration

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video A local group that honors the history of World War II is looking for Pearl Harbor survivors for an annual event. Full story...
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Mobile Vet Center comes to the Cape Fear

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videoThe Mobile Vet Center is offering information, direction and even some on site services to veterans who may not be able to veterans who may not be able to reach their nearest veteran services officer. Full story...
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VA clinic delays causing problems for local veteran

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videoVA clinics are facing severe scrutiny across the country. Now, one local veteran is speaking out saying he's facing 'ridiculous' wait times right here in the Port City. Full story...
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