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8593
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Broadway in Lee County is the site for the state's only memorial dedicated to all past, present, and future military personnel. The North Carolina Veteran's Memorial was dedicated on November 13, 2005. By design the memorial and surrounding park is a work in progress. The goal is to have the name of every North Carolinian who has served in the military on plaques in the memorial. Each plaque holds eighty-eight names. The number of names is approaching 600 at present.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 2006, p1, il
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17106
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There are sixty government hospitals around the country, each equipped for dealing with special ailments. The United States Veterans Hospital, located at Oteen near Asheville, admits only tubercular cases. Hicklin describes the activities the ex-servicemen use to keep themselves occupied while regaining their health.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 6 Issue 9, July 1938, p7
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17245
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The present benefits which North Carolina is provided for her ex-World War II servicemen are not new to her, for when it comes to dealing with veterans, she is a veteran herself. Almost after the first Indian skirmishes soon after the first colonists settled on her shores, there have been veterans in North Carolina, an din the very early acts regulating the militia there are provisions which indicate a concern for these veterans an attempt to provide for them.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 12 Issue 1, Jan 1946, p5, 8, f
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17246
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The veteran has been an ever present element in civilization since the beginning. Working through their organizations, the veterans have wielded their influence to demand their rights and obtain their benefits. This article provides a history of veterans laws and benefits throughout American history.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 12 Issue 1, Jan 1946, p3-4, 16-17
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24061
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Over the past few years, North Carolina's legal community has taken strides to better serve the legal needs of the state's active-duty military and veterans. Committees and organizations like the State Bar's Standing Committee on Legal Assistance to Military Personnel (LAMP), the NC Veterans Pro Bono Network, and the Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, among others are discussed in this article.
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25368
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At the age of 82, Beatrice Lillico Sheppard has become one of the oldest students ever to be fully immersed in a degree program at ECU. She has traveled extensively, is a great-grandmother, and a WWII veteran.
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25583
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“Vietnam: Reflexes and Reflections” a national art exhibit makes a stop in Burlington. This traveling exhibit includes works from North Carolina Vietnam veteran artists.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 2 Issue 7, April 13-26 1984, p17, 26, il Periodical Website
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29684
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Three years ago, disabled Air Force veteran John Mahshie opened Veterans Healing Farm in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The healing farm supports veterans in the transition from military to civilian life by building community relationships and learning new skills, such as permaculture gardening and animal care.
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30107
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Due to lack of understanding of the G.I. Bill of Rights, many returning veterans are not taking advantage of their benefits and rights under the new federal law. Basic considerations and exceptions are provided to provide veterans with help between the time they return and the time they find permanent jobs.
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31219
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The Battleship North Carolina served the United States from 1941 to 1947, and has been a memorial to its veterans since October 1961. The Battleship is a floating museum on the Cape Fear River across from downtown Wilmington. This article presents award-winning essays by three North Carolina students who were inspired by the Battleship North Carolina and war veterans they interviewed.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 33 Issue 2, Feb 2001, p16-17, il, por Periodical Website
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36302
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On the road to making life easier for injured military members is autonomous vehicles. Getting this type of vehicle closer to this destination—being completely driverless—is the testing measures. As for the wounded warriors’ destination, in place already is the system’s communication methods to help them make and keep their appointments.
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38134
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This museum in Tarboro, opened in 2004, is more than a way to honor Edgecombe veterans from wars spanning the American Revolution to Middle East conflicts. It offers a way of life across the centuries and all military branches. Its 30,000 plus gems include bayonets, Civil War battle flags, a restored WWII jeep, samurai swords, Nazi helmets, and 1,000 photographs.
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38244
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Some veterans traumatized by their combat experience worked at the farm of Bill O’Brien, a who served in the Navy and Army National Guard. From the toil of the soil at Veteran Owned Veteran Grown Inc. came their healing of mind and spirit.
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39525
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An historical home in Washington has become a haven for female veterans recovering from military sexual trauma. Described is a brief history of the Rose Haven House, the house’s original owner, and services that the house’s residents receive as part of their recovery.