Stories tagged: "veterans"


The Onslow Veterans Pow Wow took place Oct. 2. According to the chair, Sgt. Major Raquel Painter, it was the first pow wow in the area in 20 years. Painter said the annual event is vital to serve North Carolina's high number of Native American veterans.
‘We Honor Warriors’: Jacksonville, NC Marine Starts Pow Wow for Native Vets

A higher percentage of Native Americans serve in the armed forces than any other group. An Onslow County Marine has founded an event to serve them.

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Want to Honor NC’s Military This Veterans Day? Here Are Nine Events Across the State.

North Carolina is home to the 7th-largest military population in the US. That means plenty of chances to honor them this Veterans Day.

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Study Shows Veterans Are Overcharged for Mortgage Loans

The study shows that veterans who get approved for a mortgage loan pay more for the loan than the average person.

President Donald Trump removes his mask as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 2.
White House Cherry Picks When to Contact Trace, Putting Vets’ Families in Danger

The Trump administration discreetly warned a veterans group of potential COVID-19 exposure from a White House event five days before the president announced his positive diagnosis to the public. This is the first-known notice given to visitors of the White House where more than 34 staffers have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.

In this file photo, Jill Biden speaks in Philadelphia in 2016. The potential First Lady made three stops in NC Tuesday to campaign on behalf of her husband, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. (Image via Shutterstock)
‘We Are Going to Do This Together’: Jill Biden Calls For Unity, Touts Joe Biden’s Resilience in NC Visit

Jill Biden had a busy day in NC Tuesday, speaking with veterans and holding rallies in Greenville and Fayetteville.

In this combination image of two photos showing both President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
10 Things for North Carolina to Take Away From a Chaotic Biden-Trump Debate

The first Biden-Trump debate involved a lot of shouting, mostly from the president. But in NC, it was really about healthcare and jobs.

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Report Says President Trump Called Military Members ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’

While the President denies the story, many point to his on-camera attacks to war hero John McCain for being "captured."