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Veterans

Veterans look to Post 9/11 GI Bill to jumpstart career

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videoCome next month, veterans will have more resources to continue their education. The new GI Bill starts August 1. Experts anticipate an influx of veterans at area colleges and universities. Full story...
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The changes to VFW Post 2573

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videoMany veterans call this area home. Some join VFW posts to meet people to whom they can relate. One Wilmington post has undergone some major changes over the past year and is looking to increase its membership to give vets a place of their own. Full story...
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Local veterans look to start a center for counseling

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videoAn estimated 60,000 veterans live in our five county area and many of them aren't getting the help they need. Full story...
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Southeastern Community College honoring veterans Monday

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Veteran’s Day is not until Tuesday, but Southeastern Community College in Whiteville is getting a jump start on the celebration today.

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Bruce Cavenaugh donates Disabled American Veteran's van

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The newest Disabled American Veteran's van was dedicated at the Bruce Cavenaugh Superstore. It will be used to take disabled and sick veterans to their doctor’s appointments. Full story...
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Additional help may be coming for disabled veterans

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videoSome additional help may soon be on the way for disabled veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs has changed its disability rating for traumatic brain injury and burn scars. Full story...
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Remembering Veterans on Memorial Day

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The only sound you could hear at the Wilmington National Cemetery was the American flag blowing in the wind. Some visit their loved ones all the time, but find its harder to visit on Memorial Day. Full story...
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Homeless Veterans Standdown gives special treatment to homeless veterans

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Homeless veterans received special attention today at the American Legion post in Wilmington. The Tri-County Homeless Interagency hosted the ninth annual Homeless Veterans Standdown. Full story...
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Man starts Camp Hope for veterans

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videoTwo years ago, Bolivia resident Chris Neal was killed in Iraq. Now, his dad is honoring his son in a big way. Full story...
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WWII veterans remembered

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videoIt was an emotional day Sunday at the battleship North Carolina as former crew members gathered to remember the ship's veterans who died this year. Full story...
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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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