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Veterans

World War II Veterans enjoy SOS breakfast

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video Area World War II veterans came together to reminisce over one of their favorite wartime meals Wednesday morning. It’s a tradition that is becoming more important each year, as fewer veterans are about to go. Full story...
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EX-GOP congressional candidate Pantano gets NC vets job

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A former US Marine lieutenant who twice ran as a Republican for Congress will serve as the new director of the NC Division of Veterans Affairs. Full story...
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Funeral honors veterans unclaimed by family

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videoThere was a different kind of funeral service in Wilmington today, as a funeral home held a memorial for three veterans unclaimed by their families for various reasons. Full story...
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Hagan: Progress in VA backlog problem

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videoSen. Kay Hagan says there is progress in efforts to reduce a backlog in Veterans Affairs claims. Full story...
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Memorial Day events in the Cape Fear

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In honor of Memorial Day, several events are scheduled in the Cape Fear to celebrate and remember fallen servicemen. Full story...
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Students Celebrate Memorial Day Early in Shallotte

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Students at Shallotte Middle School celebrated Memorial Day Friday. Full story...
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Student veteran wins tools for his trade

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One Cape Fear Community College student got a jump start on his career thanks to a new grant for student veterans who are preparing for jobs in the auto repair industry. Full story...
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Hagan says VA claims backlog 'unacceptable'

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video Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) has been helping push for changes in the VA. Among her efforts, she has joined 66 of her Senate colleagues in asking President Obama to end a backlog of hundreds of thousands of VA disability claims. Full story...
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VA officially opens long-awaited superclinic in Wilmington

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video Today was the grand opening for the long-awaited VA regional superclinic. The 80,000 square foot facility will allow veterans to receive a new array of services, including day surgery, mental health, cardiology and MRIs. Full story...
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McIntyre, Hagan, Burr to attend VA clinic opening; Hagan joins push to end VA backlog

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videoTomorrow's ribbon cutting for Wilmington's VA Super Clinic is bringing out some big names. The facility, which opened this spring at Wilmington International Airport, will provide veterans services including day surgery, mental health, cardiology, women's health and MRIs. Full story...
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