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Veterans

Massing of the Colors honors Veterans

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video Our nation's veterans were honored at a Massing of the Colors ceremony at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Homeless man's death raises questions about support for veterans

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video Monday we told you about a man found dead and burned at a homeless camp in Wilmington. Friends tell us he was a veteran. That's leading many to question whether we are doing enough to support our returning troops. Full story...
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Event aims to help veterans find jobs

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video 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...
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McIntyre focuses on veterans, staying positive during Wilmington visit

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video 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...
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Old photo's link to Wilmington helps revive memories of 'forgotten war'

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video 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...
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SC senator rallies for Romney support in Wilmington

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South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham rallied in Wilmington with veterans and military families in support of Mitt Romney's presidential run Tuesday night. Full story...
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Military wounded warriors ride in parade from Southport

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Supporters of the military's Wounded Warriors group are organizing a welcome home parade along the North Carolina coast. Full story...
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CFCC recognized as military friendly again

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GI Jobs Magazine has named Cape Fear Community College a "Military Friendly School" for a second year in a row. Full story...
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StarNews Sunday Preview: Family learns veteran's long-kept secret

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.

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Veterans honored during ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery

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The real meaning of the 4th of July was on display this morning at Wilmington National Cemetery. That's where the New Hanover County Veterans Council held its annual Independence Day Ceremony. Full story...
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