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DURHAM — As part of Military Appreciation Month, WGU North Carolina has announced that it is offering ten $2,500 Military Service Scholarships for 2022. This is the fourth year that the online nonprofit university has offered these scholarships to honor members of the military community in North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — Camp Corral, a leading provider of support and enrichment opportunities for the children of this nation's wounded, ill, and fallen military heroes, today announced that Wounded Warrior Project has committed $350,000 to fund Camp Corral's upcoming 2022 summer camp programs. 

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North Carolina is the proud home of several military bases representing the U.S. Armed Forces. Our military presence is huge, leaving the pursuit of making North Carolina the most military-friendly state long overdue. To some military men and women, North Carolina is just a brief stop in their journey; To over 650,000 veterans, it’s home.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County voters will have a chance to hear from the Republican candidates running for the Board of Commissioners this weekend.

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PEMBROKE — Regarded as one of the top military-friendly universities in the country, UNC Pembroke is once again being recognized for its commitment to veterans, military service members and their families.  

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Our leading lady today is a stranger to almost none. Between veteran affairs and programs, events in downtown Rockingham or with the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, a multitude of community initiatives and projects, and leading operations at Hudson Brothers Deli, Robin Gainey Roberts is well-known by most. 

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Wednesday, 09 March 2022 12:52

OPINION: Volunteering for Ukraine

I’ve heard the calls encouraging former U.S. military members to join the “International Legion of Territorial Defense.” I believe the Ukrainian people need and deserve our nation’s help against Russia’s attempt to destroy and assimilate a sovereign nation by force. On the surface this sound like a noble undertaking on behalf of the Ukrainian people, but it is fraught with real problems.  

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Friday, 04 March 2022 19:26

AMVETS finally finds a home in Hamlet

HAMLET — After more than 20 years since its charter, AMVETS Post 316 will soon have a home.

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America is fighting a war on an invisible front, and we need skilled and motivated professionals to protect us. Experts predict that global cybercrime damages will reach $6 trillion in 2021, nearly double the amount from 2015. 

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ASHEBORO — In honor of Veterans Day, the North Carolina Zoo is offering free admission for the military and $2 off admission for up to six accompanying guests for its Military Appreciation Week of Nov. 8–14, 2021.

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