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Veterans

Change in GI Bill affects NC veterans in school

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A recent change in federal law could mean huge tuition bills for hundreds of military veterans in North Carolina looking to attend college. Full story...
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Wreaths honor fallen service men and women during holiday season

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This holiday season, as we spend time with our loved ones, it's important to remember the loved ones who are fighting for our freedom and those who have died defending our great nation. Full story...
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Local ceremony honors veterans of Pearl Harbor attack

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video A solemn and sincere tribute to the fight at Pearl Harbor was held in Wilmington today. The ceremony at Battleship Park launched at the same time when the first wave of Japanese aircraft hit Pearl Harbor, 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time. Full story...
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Wreaths Across America to honor fallen heroes Saturday

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More than 340,000 wreaths are on the move right now, all part of Wreaths Across America. Each year the organization coordinates hundreds of wreath-laying ceremonies on the second Saturday of December to honor and remember those who have served our country. Full story...
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Pearl Harbor survivors group: We will disband

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An association of Pearl Harbor survivors founded in 1958 has announced they will be disbanding at the end of the month. Full story...
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McIntyre pushing Congress to honor veterans who continue service in community

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Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) was in Wilmington this afternoon to talk new legislation, and he thinks it's an issue everyone in Congress should be able to come together on. Full story...
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Space being added at Salisbury National Cemetery

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Construction at the Salisbury National Cemetery will allow more veterans and their families to be buried there. Full story...
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UNCW honors veterans at 11th hour of 11th day of 11th month

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At 11 a.m., the same hour of the cease fire that ended World War I, UNC Wilmington honored those who have fought for the United States through the years. Full story...
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Veterans remember during ceremony at National Cemetery

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video Hundreds of patriotic Americans gathered at Wilmington's National Cemetery today. It was in part a chance to mourn and a time to honor veterans and active service members. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: D-Day veteran remembers day that changed history

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video There are many stories and many heroes on this Veterans Day, but World War II veterans are, sadly, a dying breed. Bill Pepe was in one of the most infamous battles of the war. "On D-Day I found myself on Omaha Beach," Pepe said. Full story...
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