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Defense Mobile Launches 4G Mobile Service For Veterans, Military Service Members and Families

DEFENSE MOBILE, NATION’S FIRST TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY SPECIFICALLY FOR MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES LAUNCHES 4G MOBILE SERVICE Company, Led By Military Veterans, Giving 10% Of Profits Back To Veterans Service Organizations; Member Care Center Is 100% Veteran-Staffed; Board Includes Former Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chairman, Former Sergeant Major […]


Navy Seaman Antonyo Wilson, of Jacksonville, N.C., serves aboard USS George Washington

Jacksonville, N.C. native serves aboard U.S. Navy warship in Japan By Navy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs YOKOSUKA, Japan Feb. 10, 2015 – A 2009 Camp Lejeune High School graduate and Jacksonville, N.C. native currently serves aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington, stationed at a […]


It's a Wonderful Time of the Year – For a Wonderful Group of Tarheels!

Operation North State Is Requesting Your Assistance With Its 2014 NCCARES Christmas Box Project WINSTON-SALEM, NC Oct. 26, 2014 – September 1st, Operation North State (ONS) began accepting the names of 1500 North Carolina deployed troops to receive its 2014 NCCARES Christmas Boxes – utilizing North Carolina’s People, Places, Products […]


PS Charities – Ten for 10 Raffle Tickets to support GySgt Jonathan Gifford MARSOC Memorial Scholarship Fund

ALEXANDRIA, VA August 13, 2014 – In conjunction with PS Charities’ 6th Annual North Carolina Golf Tournament, we are offering tickets for a great raffle with TEN (10) chances to win!  Our great prizes include: Remington 1911 with custom trigger job and Novak sights, (2) iPad Minis, (2) Ruth’s Chris […]


Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting Aug. 14 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

SALISBURY, NC August 13, 2014: What:  Food Lion will host its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events at area beach stores Aug. 14 through Aug. 18 to benefit Hope For The Warriors®. The events will begin Thursday and continue through Saturday in Jacksonville, N.C. They will continue on Sunday in […]


Stand At Attention Event to Benefit Active Heroes

The 4th Annual Stand At Attention The Most Unique Military Event Across America Each Branch of the military will compete to raise the most money to help military families! Sponsored by: Julia’s Florist WILMINGTON, NC August 5, 2014 – Get ready for this unique event called The Stand At Attention […]


Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting July 31 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

SALISBURY, NC July 30, 2014: What:  Food Lion will host its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events at area beach stores July 31 through August 4 to benefit Hope For The Warriors®. The events will begin Thursday in Jacksonville, N.C., followed by Friday in Swansboro, N.C. They will continue on […]


UNCG School of Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

GREENSBORO, NC July 22, 2014 – Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing just became easier and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical experience. The School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro today announced the launch of an accelerated nursing degree program that provides course […]


NCACPA to Host free finance course for active and veteran military families

RALEIGH, NC July 25, 2014 – On August 2, 2014, North Carolina Association for CPAs (NCACPA) will be hosting “A Leadership Course in Financial Fitness” in Jacksonville, which provides current and veteran service men and women, along with their families, an array of resources for managing personal finances free of […]


Operation North State's 1st Annual Peer Fishin' Festival

Fulfilling a Recreational Request (NC Coastal Fishing Outing) of NC’s Wounded Warriors and Disabled Veterans   WINSTON-SALEM, NC July 16 – Operation North State (ONS), its supporters and volunteers are calling on North Carolina’s People, Places, Products and Pride to help support the 1st Annual Peer Fishin’ Festival. The event will […]