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Exclusive North Carolina Civil War 150th Anniversary Bus Tour Oct. 24-25

Exclusive North Carolina Civil War 150th Anniversary Bus Tour Oct. 24-25

RALEIGH, NC July 24, 2014 – From the massive amphibious attack on Fort Fisher, the largest by American forces until World War II, to the 6,000 acre battlefield at Bentonville to the site of the largest surrender of the Civil War at Bennett Place, participants in an exclusive, behind-the-scenes Civil War Sesquicentennial Bus Tour will learn details about key North Carolina Civil War sites Oct. 24-26. Pre-eminent Civil War historian Mark Bradley will be the on-bus guide. Spaces are expected to go quickly. The reservation deadline is Sept. 29 and can be made at www.ncdcr.gov/CivilWarTour. The special tour is the ideal precursor to the concluding programs in the 150th anniversary of the Civil War during the grand finale events of North […]

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

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 be held Friday, October 17 at Ocean Crest Pier on Oak Island. ONS is hosting  300 Wounded Warriors, Disabled Veterans and their respective caregivers and/or friends to a great day of pier fishing and friendships. According to Operational North State’s Founder/Volunteer, Terry Snyder, “For the past two years, ONS continued to receive requests from Wounded Warriors, Disabled Veterans and their respective caregivers to provide a coastal fishing event. In June, […]

6th Annual North Carolina Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Marine Corps Scholarship Fund

6th Annual North Carolina Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Marine Corps Scholarship Fund

Get Ready, North Carolina! Sixth Annual NC Golf Tournament And by get ready, we mean get your golf clubs ready for the Sixth Annual North Carolina Charity Golf Tournament. Join us on Monday, September 29 at one of North Carolina’s premier golf courses, Porters Neck Country Club. Monday, September 29, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. Porters Neck Country Club 8403 Vintage Club Dr Wilmington, North Carolina 28411 Dedicated to supporting America’s military families, 100% of the proceeds raised from this year’s tournament will benefit the Marine Corps Scholarship Fund.

USO of NC, Jacksonville Boots on the Run 5K

USO of NC, Jacksonville Boots on the Run 5K

Two teachers from Northern Ohio create an image as a tribute to the Firefighters, Police Officers, First Responders, and Military who have fought, lost their lives, and continue to fight for freedom. The image now hangs in the 9/11 Memorial and serves as the logo for the local USO of NC Jacksonville Center’s Boots on the Run 5K.   JACKSONVILLE, NC June 26, 2014 – Last year the USO of NC Jacksonville Center hosted its inaugural Boots on the Run 5K with a logo that pays tribute to our fire fighters, first responders, police and military. Thirteen years after its creation, that same logo now hangs in the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. Two teachers from Northern Ohio […]

Archaeology Project at Bentonville Battlefied May Reveal Harper House Grounds Secrets

Archaeology Project at Bentonville Battlefied May Reveal Harper House Grounds Secrets

Public Invited to Observe Archaeological Excavation June 27 and 28 RALEIGH, NC June 18, 2014 – What did the farm of John and Amy Harper look like in the 1860s? Was the slave cabin really in front of the family home? Where were the other outbuildings and outhouses? Staff members at Bentonville State Historic Site will answer these and other commonly asked questions during an archaeological investigation June 27 and 28. The public is invited to observe 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Geographers and anthropologists from UNC-Greensboro and N.C. A&T State University will join archaeologists from the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources for an archaeological investigation of the grounds of the circa 1855 Harper House which was used as a field hospital […]

July 4th Celebrations at N.C. Historic Sites and Museums

July 4th Celebrations at N.C. Historic Sites and Museums

RALEIGH, NC June 18, 2014 – A few N.C. State Historic Sites and museums are open July 4th with special observations. Plan your special day, or add an event to your vacation beach week at some of these destinations in the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. East Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo. USAF Heritage of America Concert. The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band will perform patriotic standards in the Outdoor Pavilion. The Town of Manteo will provide fireworks. Concert at 8 p.m.; fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m. Free. Historic Halifax, Halifax. Independence Day Celebration. Celebrate 238 years of independence in the town where the spirit of independence was born with the Halifax Resolves in April […]

Jeff Connors Nominated to Attend Marine Corps Executive Forum

Jeff Connors Nominated to Attend Marine Corps Executive Forum

East Carolina’s Assistant AD for Strength and Conditioning is one of just 25 invitees to the event. GREENVILLE, NC June 12, 2014 – East Carolina Assistant Athletics Director for Strength and Conditioning Jeff Connors is one of 25 invitees nationally to attend the United States Marine Corps Executive Forum (MCEF) on Friday, June 13 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. The one-day program is one of the Commandant of the Marine Corps’ key strategic communication and outreach initiatives that allows senior business leaders and influencers from a variety of industries to familiarize themselves with the Marine Corps’ key interests and enterprises. Throughout the day, attendees will meet with senior officials at the Pentagon and Quantico and examine the Marine Corps’ […]

N.C. 4th of July Festival Issues Invitation to WW II Veterans

N.C. 4th of July Festival Issues Invitation to WW II Veterans

SOUTHPORT, NC June 8, 2014 –    The 70th Anniversary of D –Day has the world focusing on honoring those who served in World War II and the N.C. 4th of July Festival is no exception.   This year’s parade on Friday, July 4th will be marshaled by BMCS A. Mark Kannan, United States Coast Guard Station Oak Island with World War II veterans as Honorary Marshals on July 4th.   The Festival is issuing an invitation to any World War II veteran to ride on the Honorary Marshal float in this year’s parade.   If you are a WWII veteran and are interested in more details or would like to sign up to ride, please contact the Festival before June 27th at (910) […]

NAVAIR: Wounded Warrior & Veteran Hiring Conference

NAVAIR: Wounded Warrior & Veteran Hiring Conference

PATUXENT RIVER, MD May 25, 2014 – Be part of the Navy’ Fourth Annual Wounded Warrior and Veteran Hiring and Support Conference, May 28th and 29th at the Hilton North Raleigh / Midtown. The first day focuses on employers, human resource professionals and perspective leaders sharing challenges and resolutions. Day two features the Hiring Heroes Career Fair, where you can meet employers from DOD, federal agencies and the private sector. Explore job opportunities for wounded warriors, veterans and their spouses. Join us for this free event. Walk-ins welcome. Get all the details at navsea.navy.mil/wwemployment. Attend the Navy’s 4th annual wounded warrior and veteran hiring and support conference, May 28th & 29th at the Hilton North Raleigh / Midtown, 3415 Wake […]

From Military Tributes to Tasty Treats: Top 10 ‘Can’t-Miss’ Things First-Time Fans Should Experience During Coca-Cola 600 Weekend

From Military Tributes to Tasty Treats: Top 10 ‘Can’t-Miss’ Things First-Time Fans Should Experience During Coca-Cola 600 Weekend

CHARLOTTE, NC May 23, 2014 – First-time race fans have no fear, with the 10 Day – Blockbuster of Racing at full throttle, there is more than just on-track action on the schedule as the biggest Memorial Day Weekend celebration in the country kicks off, starting Thursday, May 22 with LiftMaster Pole Night. From special performances to exclusive parties with fun the whole family can enjoy, first-time fans are sure to have the ultimate race experience here at Charlotte Motor Speedway. With so much to see and do, here are the top 10 must-see activities to do this weekend at the legendary speedway. Brantley Gilbert To Rock Coca-Cola 600 Pre-Race Leading the way for the Coca-Cola 600 pre-race celebration on […]