“He added, ‘Patriotism is doing right by your neighbors. Join the PTA, volunteer to help others, support your community, your place of worship.'”
For Army veteran William Gallion, a busy schedule makes finding time to treat back injuries and post traumatic stress disorder difficult. But thanks to a collaboration between Connected Warriors and Happy Body yoga studio, he and other veterans have been able to find relief through yoga.
Day after day, Earl Grey sits in his wheelchair on Biltmore Avenue, his Veterans Affairs ID card taped to the top of a red Folgers coffee container. He’s been homeless for four years. But in July, some concerned locals decided to help Grey track down the missing paperwork so he could start receiving disability checks again and get off the streets. (Photo by Max Cooper)
At this 60th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities of the Korean War, no words can properly convey to the brave men and women who fought so nobly our heartfelt thanks for their selfless service. Therefore, we hereby resolve to convey such thanks to those who fought to preserve the freedoms that we enjoy today […]
Two screenings of the film The Invisible War will focus on the systemic problem of rape in the military. Local veteran Mary Joan Dickson (not pictured), was featured in the film and has made it her mission to shed light on the issue.
I spent four years of my life at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point on the North Carolina coast. North Carolina is home to some of the country’s largest military bases and ranks third in the United States for active-duty military population. America has been involved in two major wars since 2003 and thousands of […]