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Wilmington National Cemetery

Wreath laying at National Cemetery

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Wreaths were laid out at the national cemetery in Wilmington on Saturday. Hundreds of people came out to the annual ceremony done by an organization called Wreaths Across America as a remembrance of fallen veterans during the holidays. Full story...
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Hundreds attend Veterans Day ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoHundreds of civilians and veterans gathered at the Wilmington National Cemetery on Veterans Day to honor those who have served. Full story...
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Headstones decorated with wreaths for the holidays

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videoThe community joined together this weekend to decorate headstones at the Wilmington National Cemetery with wreaths in honor of fallen soldiers. Full story...
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Wreaths Across America falls far short of Wilmington goal

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videoTo honor fallen heroes during the holidays Wreaths Across America aims to put a wreath on all graves in the nation's veterans cemeteries. But here in Wilmington a majority of the graves will go undecorated. Full story...
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Hundreds pay their respects at Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoThe Wilmington National Cemetery was the site of the Memorial Day service, hosted by the New Hanover County Veterans Council. During the Tolling of the Bells Ceremony, over six hundred names of local, fallen servicemen and women were read aloud. Full story...
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Mother remembers fallen son on Memorial Day

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videoAs hundreds gathered Monday at Wilmington National Cemetery to pay their respects to our fallen servicemen and women, one woman dressed in all white stood out. Full story...
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Marking History: US Colored Troops in Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoOur area is rich in Civil War history, but there's a part of that history that isn't so widely known.Outside the Wilmington National Cemetery stands a plaque honoring the US Colored Troops buried there. Full story...
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Headstones get a holiday make-over

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video What were once bare headstones had a holiday make-over this weekend at the Wilmington National Cemetery. Veterans and supporters attended a "Wreaths Across America Ceremony" where they showed respect for fallen and forgotten soldiers. Though everyone was pleased with the turnout, one veteran wishes the military had as much support. Full story...
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Veterans honored at annual ceremony

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video Wilmington National Cemetery was full of people supporting our troops, both past and present. Full story...
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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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