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Book pays tribute to heroes of Flight 93 on 9-11
A book paying tribute to the passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 has been produced by The Tribune-Democrat of Johnstown for release on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Camp Corral Provides Fun for Guard Kids
ELLERBE, N.C. – The Adjutant General of North Carolina, Army Maj. Gen. Gregory A. Lusk, visited a worthwhile program assisting children of N.C. Guard families here Aug. 2.
DAV service officers available to serve veterans on Saturdays
Stanly County veterans are continuing to request assistance from the DAV Service Officers in Albe-marle. Since starting the Saturday service officer hours a month ago, local veterans have utilized the service.
Congressman Kissell Helps Mark Opening of Salisbury VA Oncology Center and Residence Quarters
CONCORD, NC - Congressman Larry Kissell (NC-08) was on hand for the opening of two new facilities on the campus of the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center on Monday.
Air National Guard puts fire training tower in place at Stanly County Airport
The Air National Guard has a new fire tower for training military and civilian firefighters in place at the North Carolina Air National Guard (NCANG) base in New London.
The fire tower will have state employees and traditional Air National Guard firefighters on site to man firefighting operations at the Stanly County Airport.
House Passes Kissell Amendment to End Ridiculous Baggage Fees Charged to Returning Troops
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Larry Kissell (NC-08) was successful in offering and passing an amendment to H.R. 2219, the Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations Act of 2012, to prevent commercial airlines contracted through the DOD the ability to charge unfair excess baggage fees to the men and women of our military returning home from duty.
Local high school student to get unique look at U.S. Naval Academy
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) invited a select group of approximately 2,250 young men and women from around the nation and internationally to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program this year.
Congressman Kissell Welcomes Congressional Delegation to Fort Bragg
FAYETTEVILLE, NC - Congressman Larry Kissell welcomed a group of his colleagues on a Congressional Delegation trip to Fort Bragg this weekend, observing and taking part in a Joint Operations Access Exercise by the 82nd Airborne Division, as well as a tour of the base.
President William Friday Interviewed for WWII Veteran’s Project
Albemarle, NC – Stanly Community College (SCC) President Dr. Michael Taylor recently added the 85th interview of World War II veterans to the college's collection when he traveled to Chapel Hill and interviewed the retired President of the University of North Carolina System, William C. Friday.
145th Airlift Wing Airmen pay final respects to Marine killed by an IED
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Airmen from the North Carolina Air National Guard’s 145th Airlift Wing paid final respects to Marine Corporal Nicholas O’Brien
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