Colors raised at town hall

Soldiers’ service remembered with new monthly observance. by David Leone See more pictures here. WAKE FOREST — Walter Ervin Cole served his country with the Army in World War II, paying the ultimate price when he was killed in action. The Wake Forest American Legion post is named...

Push-up Challenge to help vets

RALEIGH — Every day, 22 American veterans commit suicide, according to a 2012 VA study. Last year, more than 8,000 homeless North Carolina veterans contacted the VA for help. The Veterans Leadership Council of North Carolina-CARES was formed to raise private funds to develop a...
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WW II vets sought for D-Day commemoration trip

RALEIGH — Operation Omaha is seeking World War II Veterans to take to the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va., for the 70th anniversary of D-Day June 5 and 6. All transportation, food and lodging will be provided for the veterans and their guardians, and attendees may...

Our veterans need more than a day, they need a career

Guest Editorial by Thomas A. Kennedy America is home to 21.2 million veterans — men and women who were willing to risk their lives for our country. Unfortunately, many of these veterans face a daunting personal battle here at home: finding work. According to the labor department,...
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