Fayetteville and Cumberland County leaders are in the talks over the possibility of a military housing development in the Shaw Heights community. Shaw Heights is located near the intersection of Murchison Road and Shaw Road.
6/11/2013 - By: Jennifer Serda
Wounded Warriors on Fort Bragg will receive art projects and postcards from area campers. Campers from the 13th annual "Camp SOAR" spent the first day of their week-long camp decorating items to be sent to the warrior transition program.
6/10/2013 - By: News 14 Carolina Staff
Senator Kay Hagan says the backlog of disability claims for vets in North Carolina is unacceptable but Washington is responding. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki is sending a senior official to the Winston-Salem office to address the problem.
6/7/2013 - By: Brittany Edney
Testimony is back under way Wednesday in a pre- trial motions hearing on Fort Bragg for U.S. Army Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair. He is facing a court martial in July on several charges of sexual assault and adultery with a female subordinate.
6/5/2013 - By: Amanda Weber
Veterans, lawmakers and patriotic Americans were all in Charlotte this Memorial Day, taking a moment to celebrate and remember those who fight for this country. They gathered at Symphony Park in South Park for The Patriot Charities' annual Patriot Festival.
5/27/2013 - By: Leslie Mayes
One former POW will perform a hymn he wrote, while being held captive during the Vietnam War, at the Nixon Library this Memorial Day weekend.
5/26/2013 - By: David Kernodle
Memorial Day tributes started early on Friday for the dedication of a new memorial garden in Wilmington. New Hanover High School now has a garden area surrounding a plaque honoring two World War II Medal of Honor recipients.
5/24/2013 - By: Amy Elliott
As part of the 31 day salute in Fayetteville throughout the month of May, the organization Army's Army has placed over 2,000 American flags at the entrances of cemeteries throughout Cumberland County.
5/24/2013 - By: Amanda Weber
President Barack Obama on Thursday defended the use of drones to kill U.S. citizens who are deemed to be planning attacks against their own country. The president talked about the terror threats still facing our country one day after his administration said four Americans had been killed in overseas drone strikes.
5/23/2013 - By: News 14 Carolina Web Staff
A change of command ceremony, aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Wednesday, brought new leadership to the Second Marine Aircraft Wing. Hundreds came out to witness the transferring of colors from Major General Glenn Walters to Brigadier General Robert Hedelund. Walters has been appointed to a position at the Marine Corps national headquarters.
5/22/2013 - By: Leland Pinder
Over three days, more than 100 ill, wounded and injured veterans and active duty service members are competing in a variety of paralympic-style sporting events. The first day of competition got underway at the Dean Smith Center at UNC Chapel Hill.
5/21/2013 - By: Julie Fertig and Mark Olexik
Despite the rain, All American Week on Fort Bragg began on Monday. Around 19,000 soldiers are participating in this year's events. The traditions have been taking place for over 25 years on-base, but for the first time in several years, the entire 82nd Airborne Division was there to participate.
5/20/2013 - By: Amanda Weber
More than 2,500 people crowded the streets of Jacksonville on Saturday morning for the eighth annual Run for the Warriors, hosted by Hope for the Warriors, a nonprofit that helps wounded, ill and injured service members re-cooperate from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
5/18/2013 - By: Amanda Wilcox
The latest aircraft to be welcomed into the the Marine Corps family is making its way to Cherry Point this summer. Fleet Readiness Center - East is expected to receive its first F-35B Joint Strike Fighter jet in July.
5/17/2013 - By: Amanda Wilcox
Getting veterans back to work is the goal of the United Service Organization as it opens its doors Friday to servicemen and women for Operation Military Job Fair. The USO is teaming up with ECPI University to hold the fair.
5/17/2013 - By: Linnie Supall
One hundred-sixty Marines from across the nation left from Camp Lejeune Thursday for a unique mission in Afghanistan. Military leaders describe the mission as one that is supposed to save the Marine Corps millions of dollars.
5/16/2013 - By: Amanda Wilcox
The North Carolina Attorney General visited Camp Lejeune to talk to Marines about business fraud. Attorney General Roy Cooper said members of the military are often easy targets for con artists and scammers.
5/15/2013 - By: Amanda Wilcox
Furloughs for the Department of Defense civilian employees will begin July 8. Defense secretary Chuck Hagel made the announcement Tuesday at a town hall event in Alexandria Virginia. Over 600,000 employees will face 11 unpaid days off nationwide.
5/14/2013 - By: Jennifer Serda
The U.S. Marine Corps announced Monday that Capt. James V. Clement will be tried for dereliction of duty, conduct unbecoming an officer and failure to stop misconduct by those under his command. The charges were referred for trial following an evidentiary hearing held last month at Camp Lejeune.
5/14/2013 - By: Associated Press
Veterans from all over North Carolina are once again coming together to celebrate their military service and the receipt of a military honor most servicemen will never know. Each is a recipient of the Purple Heart, the military award received after being wounded in the line of duty.
5/10/2013 - By: Leslie Mayes
Three Camp Lejeune officers, including the commanding officer of a batallion, have been relieved of their command in connection with the training accident explosion in Nevada that left seven Marines dead.
5/9/2013 - By: News 14 Carolina Web Staff