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Veterans

War veterans honored

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Several war veterans received high honors Monday night. Three vets stood tall as they were recognized for their service to the armed forces. Full story...
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66th Pearl Harbor anniversary remembered

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videoOn this day in 1941, Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor. This afternoon in Wilmington local survivors were honored for their service. Full story...
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America remembers Pearl Harbor

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Today America remembers a day that changed the course of history forever. December 7, 1941 is a date that will live in infamy. Full story...
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VFW members helping troops overseas

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videoThe holidays are a time to show others you care, and that's just what a group of local veterans are doing for some of our troops serving overseas. Full story...
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Veterans celebrated at CFCC

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Veterans of various ages, wars and branches of the US military celebrated Veterans Day at Cape Fear Community College Monday. Full story...
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Federal government observes Veterans Day; some note changes in military over the years

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Today is a federal holiday in honor of Veterans Day. Full story...
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Edwards to outline plan for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder

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John Edwards is introducing a plan today to help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, including those recently returned from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. Full story...
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Veterans Day Salute

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videoPat Paterson enlisted in the Army Air Corps, now known as the U.S. Air Force, in 1942. His plane was shot down by enemy fire while flying on a mission to Germany. He became a prisoner of war and was held in a German prison camp for 10 months. Full story...
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UNCW honors veterans

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UNCW also honored Veterans Day with a service hosted by the student veterans' organization. It's made up of current military members, spouses and veterans at UNCW. Full story...
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Local veterans hold weekend event at Hugh MacRae Park

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videoIt's the first event of its kind here in Wilmington. Local veterans spent Saturday at Hugh MacRae Park to get to know each other and share their stories. Bob Page was a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne and served in the military for 33 years. He had the opportunity to spend time with other local veterans at a get-together. Full story...
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