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Memorial Day event at Wilmington National Cemetery honors fallen

For many Memorial Day is a holiday in which family and friends gather for fun, food and fellowship. But the annual ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery remembers the ultimate sacrifice of so many who gave their lives in service to our country.

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran.

Trump wants to restore waiver for service academy athletes

President Donald Trump said Monday he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately upon graduation.
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US dispatched aircraft carrier to send message to Iran

A White House decision to dispatch an aircraft carrier and other military resources to send a message to Iran followed “clear indications” that Iranian and Iranian proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S. forces in the region.

Mission BBQ offers free sandwich to military during Armed Forces Week

During Armed Forces Week, a national barbecue chain will honor each branch of the military.

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in military uprising

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold and risky attempt to lead a military uprising and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro.
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Pearl Harbor survivor, Wilmington resident dies

One of Wilmington's last known survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has died.
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Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
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Marine running marathon for fallen friends crawls to finish

A Marine veteran said all he was thinking about as he crawled to the finish of the Boston Marathon was the men who died after an attack on their convoy in Afghanistan nine years ago.

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