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Local vets head to Raleigh to air concerns

Local vets head to Raleigh to air concerns

  Special to The Pee Dee Post * Talking Points * Legislative Goals * NC Veterans Facts RALEIGH — Jeff Joyner and Carlton Hawkins of American Legion Post 147, Rockingham,… Read more »

Mission accomplished

Mission accomplished

DAR chapter helps to preserve gravesite of Henry William Harrington ROCKINGHAM — The mission of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is to promote historic preservation, education… Read more »

Curry: Benefits unknown for new NC veterans affairs

Curry: Benefits unknown for new NC veterans affairs

Gov. Pat McCrory’s proposal to establish a new state government department for information technology makes sense. But lawmakers should revisit a similar proposal for a department targeting veterans affairs. Those… Read more »

This Day in NC History: The fall of Raleigh

This Day in NC History: The fall of Raleigh

On April 13, 1865,the city of Raleigh surrendered to the army of Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman. The city’s loss was the latest in a growing accumulation of Confederate setbacks. Three… Read more »

Nearly 6 years after Fort Hood shooting, Lunsford receives Purple Heart

Nearly 6 years after Fort Hood shooting, Lunsford receives Purple Heart

Former Rockingham man shot 7 times in 2009 Army base attack By Heather Graham-Ashley III Corps and Fort Hood Public Affairs Related coverage * Video of Friday’s ceremony * Feb. 8:… Read more »

Hike for the 22 set for April 25

Hike for the 22 set for April 25

Event to highlight veteran suicide awareness, prevention By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * ‘Either I shoot guns or I draw’ * Area vets rally for PTSD awareness * New challenge highlights PTSD… Read more »

This Day in NC History: Charlotte’s massive WWI installation

This Day in NC History: Charlotte’s massive WWI installation

On April 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I. That summer, Major General Leonard Wood, charged with selecting sites for new military camps, visited Charlotte as part of a… Read more »

‘There’s plenty of eggs’

‘There’s plenty of eggs’

American Legion Post 147 wraps up Easter Sunday with egg hunt By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery LEDBETTER — More than 80 people took part in the annual tradition of… Read more »

Tailgating on Little River

Tailgating on Little River

Memorial kayak trip planned in honor of Zachary Goforth By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Memorial River Run FB page * Aug. 26, 2014: Former county man dies in ATV crash… Read more »

American Legion: VA must ‘hold true to its mission’

American Legion: VA must ‘hold true to its mission’

WASHINGTON D.C. —  The American Legion’s national commander, Michael D. Helm, admonished the Department of Veterans Affairs for eliminating its informal claims process, which has been used in roughly half of all such… Read more »

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