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Audit: Over 57,000 awaiting initial VA visits

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video The Veterans Affairs Department says more than 57,000 patients are still waiting for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics 90 days or more after requesting them. An additional 64,000 who enrolled in the VA health care system over the past 10 years have never had appointments. Full story...
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UNCW grad to 'Cruise the Coast' for charity in honor of fallen father

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videoOne Seahawk graduate is gearing up to hit the streets, traveling thousands of miles on a skateboard, all in honor of his father and charities that help military communities. Full story...
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NC Veterans Affairs office opens hotline to improve services

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videoThe North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs has started a tip hotline to help improve services at the state's medical facilities for veterans. Full story...
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Officials: Army hospital chief relieved of command

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Two defense officials say the chief of an Army medical center has been relieved of his command because of problems with patient care. The officials say the commander was replaced Tuesday at Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, and three deputies were suspended. Full story...
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Dad surprises family at baseball game

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videoTuesday night was a big night at Topsail High School. Master Gunnery Sergeant Kenneth Kampen surprised his children when he stepped out to throw the opening pitch at Tuesday evening's game. Full story...
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Local veterans cite issues with area VA facilities

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videoAs President Obama promises to fix problems with the Department of Veterans Affair, veterans we spoke with in Wilmington said they are certainly concerned about what's happening with the VA. Full story...
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Durham VA Medical Center workers placed on leave

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Two employees at the Durham VA Medical Center are on administrative leave for what officials call inappropriate scheduling practices. Full story...
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Walking for Warriors

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videoDonna Street is a mover and a shaker so to speak. She's been walking since early February talking to folks and shaking hands along the way. For her it’s not about an organization or a donation it’s all about the walk. Full story...
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Welcome home Vietnam Vets decades after their service

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videoThe Vietnam Veterans were doing a job their country asked them to do, yet many of them never had a proper "Welcome home." Now, a local ceremony will honor them how many argue they should have been honored. Full story...
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Retired Army K9 reunited with handler

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video What would you do if you found out that your family pet actually belonged to someone else? A Whiteville woman adopted a retired Army K9 just three weeks ago, and now she’s giving him up to the man she says is his rightful owner. Full story...
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