Veterans
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What veterans and active duty military personnel can get for free Friday
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/10/2011 - 2:29pm.

Restaurants and retailers are offering veterans and active duty military personnel the following freebies this Friday:

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CFCC invites veterans to Veterans Day ceremony
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/02/2011 - 3:18pm.

Cape Fear Community College invites local veterans to attend the school's annual Veterans Day ceremony.

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Haircut coupon supports Step up for Soldiers projects
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 11/02/2011 - 3:14pm.

If you need a trim and are feeling patriotic, a chain of barber shops wants to bring the two together. Twelve Great Clips locations in the Wwilmington area are helping the group Step up for Soldiers through discounted hair cuts.

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WWII veteran from NC takes 1st tandem jump
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 10/10/2011 - 7:00am.

A World War II veteran from Laurinburg who took his first tandem parachute jump at the age of 95 says the experience was "lovely."

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Fundraiser for cancer fight honors late judge
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 8:45am.

Pancreatic cancer took the life New Hanover County judge and veteran John Carroll in May. Monday would have been his birthday.

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New VA clinic will keep vets from long trips to doctor
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 09/19/2011 - 3:44pm.

videoIt has been a project more than six years in the making. Today a ground breaking was held to mark the start of construction on a new Veteran Affairs super clinic in Wilmington.

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Classic Jeep helps raise awareness, money for military groups
Submitted by IE on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 3:33pm.

A classic car is touring the southeast for a good cause, but this vehicle isn't shiny or sleek. A 1952 Willys CJ-3 Jeep along with a USO jeep crew are giving area residents the chance to give video salutes to the military.

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McIntyre wants Wilmington designated "American World War II City"
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 7:29am.

Rep. Mike McIntyre wants the US House to designate a city each year as an "American World War II City," and he wants Wilmington to top the list.

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Elderly man found stabbed to death in Lillington
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 07/29/2011 - 6:40am.

Police have arrested a Lillington teen in the death of an 82-year-old Army veteran who neighbors said was trying to help the younger man.

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First Lady to help with NC 'Extreme Makeover' home
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 11:43am.

First lady Michelle Obama will participate in an episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" that features a boarding house being built in North Carolina for homeless women veterans.

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