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Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 02/11/2015 - 6:06pm.READ MORE:
Local military personnel are speaking out about President Obama's request to congress to authorize military force against ISIS. With a large population of active military and veterans close by, that decision could affect a huge community right here. It's a town that's centered around Camp Lejeune. From active duty men and women to veterans to their families Jacksonville is a military town. So a decision from the president to fight ISIS is something Air Force Veteran Emory Keck says they are all prepared for. Full story...
Submitted by Taylor Yakowenko on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:26pm.READ MORE:
The VFW building in Leland is up for sale, and across the country VFWs are consolidating much like Leland did with the Wilmington post. Full story...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 01/26/2015 - 7:48am.READ MORE:
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Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:22pm.READ MORE:
A hike to help veterans heal after the war is coming right here to North Carolina. Walk Off the War started two years ago on the Appalachian Trail to support veterans transition from their service to life back at home. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 10:21pm.READ MORE:
There was a feisty meeting at the VA clinic Monday night in Wilmington. The VA is holding these meetings to get feedback from veterans about what they are doing right and what they could improve on. Full story...
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:27pm.READ MORE:
The transition from military to civilian life is hard enough, especially if a veteran has a difficult time finding a job. For that, Cape Fear Community College hosted a career and resource expo specifically aimed at our men and women who served the country. Full story...
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Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 11/08/2014 - 5:17pm.READ MORE:
Oakdale Cemetery held their annual flag event for veterans graves on Saturday. This year also included Pine Forest Cemetery and Bellevue Cemetery which nearly 1400 flags were placed. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:04pm.READ MORE:
In honor of Veterans Day, staff at Wilmington Surgical Associates are donating their time on Saturday to perform free vascular and blood pressure screenings to area veterans. Full story...