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Fallen soldier’s family thanks community for support

As the community mourns the loss of a soldier from Wilmington, the family has released a statement to share gratitude for the recent support.

Funeral services announced for fallen Wilmington soldier

The Cape Fear is preparing to honor a fallen soldier.

Governor orders flags lowered for Wilmington soldier killed in Syria

Gov. Roy Cooper has ordered that all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities be lowered to half-staff in honor of a 22-year-old soldier who died in Syria.  
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‘He was very proud to serve others’: Hoggard remembers alum killed in Syria

The 22 year old was from Wilmington and graduated from John T. Hoggard High School in 2016.

Soldier, former Hoggard student from Wilmington killed in Syria

A U.S. Army soldier from Wilmington was killed yesterday in an accident in Deir ez Zor Province, Syria.
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Trump likens House impeachment inquiry to ‘a lynching’

President Donald Trump enraged Democrats on Tuesday by comparing their impeachment inquiry to a lynching, assigning the horrors of a deadly and racist chapter in U.S. history to a process laid out in the Constitution.

US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

The U.S. may leave some forces in Syria to secure oil fields and make sure they don’t fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday.

US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

While President Donald Trump insists he's bringing home Americans from "endless wars" in the Mideast, his Pentagon chief says all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the American military will continue operations against the Islamic State group.

American citizen held in Syria by Assad forces freed, family says

The family of an American citizen who was held in Syria says he has been freed after months in captivity of President Bashar al Assad's regime.

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