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Veteran who used his body to shield fellow soldier, receives free home in Wake...

A decorated U.S. soldier got the keys to his brand new Wake County home Thursday. Tommy Rieman was shot twice in Iraq while using his body to shield a fellow soldier. He received a Silver Star and Purple Heart for his service.

NC veteran walks 607 miles, through tornadoes and storms, makes one request

A veteran from Monroe, retired Sergeant First Class Howard Garren, says just a few months ago, he couldn’t get up to walk because of debilitating seizures. On Saturday, he returned from a walk of over 600 miles.
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Veteran forced out of garage after Florence moves into camper

Nearly two weeks ago we told you the story of John Ganey, an 80-year-old veteran who had been living in his garage since Hurricane Florence destroyed his home. Now we have an update.
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He’s visited her grave 1,300 times — his ‘payback’ for 72 years of patience...

Ted Richardson is usually the first visitor to the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific after the gates open at 6:30 a.m. Six days a week, no matter the weather, he is there to visit the grave site of his late wife — Florence.

Army veteran saves 5-year-old girl with leukemia

Mike Laureano served eight years in the Army National Guard, with a tour in Iraq from 2009 to 2010, but he didn't stop saving lives when he returned home.

Homeless Samaritan suing couple who raised funds to help him

A homeless man whose selfless act of using his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia got him worldwide attention is suing the couple who led a $400,000 fundraising campaign to help him.
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Leland couple meets Vice President Pence at Arlington Cemetery

A Leland couple has quite a story to share this Memorial Day weekend.

Pregnant Fort Bragg veteran stabbed 30 times in New York

A pregnant Fort Bragg veteran is recovering in the hospital after police say she was stabbed more than 30 times.

America’s oldest living World War II veteran turns 112

Richard Overton, the oldest living World War II veteran, turned 112 on Friday. Overton, who is also the oldest man in America, was born in 1906.

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