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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 4:40pm.READ MORE:
Veterans gathered at a Resource Expo and Job Fair to learn about employment opportunities after their military service is completed. Members at the Manley Reese VFW Post in Wilmington are working hard to make sure our veterans have jobs when they come home. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 5:17pm.READ MORE:
Rep. Mike McIntyre is rallying support from veterans in the region. McIntyre says being elected to another term in the Congress would mean continued growth for veteran services in the district and the county. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/16/2012 - 5:26pm.READ MORE:
A photograph taken 62 years ago of two American soldiers in the heat of battle in Korea is impressive enough, but the photo is only the beginning of an amazing story that leads all the way back to Wilmington. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 11:11pm.READ MORE:
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Submitted by IE on Tue, 09/18/2012 - 4:21pm.READ MORE:
There are more than 23 million American Veterans living today, but you may be surprised how many never speak of their service, especially in WWII. In Sunday's StarNews you can read the story of a prisoner of war that even his family did not know for a long time. Ashley Jacobs gets a preview from Jim Ware of the StarNews.
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 07/04/2012 - 3:04pm.READ MORE:
For many, it's tradition to mark the Fourth of July with fireworks and family barbecues. Along with those activities, you can take part in several events marking the day of our country's independence. Co-chair of the New Hanover County Veterans Council Frank Roberts stopped by this week to tell us about what's happening tomorrow.
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 5:21pm.READ MORE:
Independence Day came a day early for at the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center, where they held an Independence Day Celebration today to not only celebrate, but to honor those who gave it all. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 11:12am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 5:15pm.READ MORE:
Congress passed the Stolen Valor Act in 2006 to protect the reputation and meaning of military honors. The Supreme Court, though, said the First Amendment defends a person's right to lie, even if they are lying about awards won through military service. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 7:49pm.READ MORE:
Decades after Montford Point at Camp Lejeune closed its doors, hundreds of black Marines who trained there received a major recognition Wednesday. After more than 60 years, about 400 Marines were honored with the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, DC, and a handful of those are from right here in the Port City. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 3:52pm.READ MORE:
A disabled veteran is out more than a quarter-million dollars after investigators say his in-home caretaker stole his bank account information. Detectives say she's not the only one involved in the scheme. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/14/2012 - 4:23pm.READ MORE:
The American Legion in Carolina Beach is getting help with a new roof on its building, and it's all for free. Home Depot found a way to give back to the American Legion Post 129, by donating a number of supplies and a team of volunteers to help fix their leaking roof. Full story...