On a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Henderson County, John Mahshie and volunteers give veterans something many of them sorely need: camaraderie.
When family ties are tested by military service, the Blue Star Mothers of North Carolina boost spirits and offer support to those overseas and close to home.
Tar Heel soldiers grow weary of war and leave their regiments — only to fight for the north. (Volume 4, Part 2)
Warsaw’s Veterans Day Celebration inspires a tradition of service and gratitude.
North Carolina has one of the largest populations of veterans in America. Here, combat veterans are chronicling their experiences to create what may be a new genre of 21st-century literature. Our poet laureate shares how he teaches veterans to tell their stories, and what he is learning about combat in the process.
“Battles” waged in backyard theaters of war across central North Carolina help prepare U.S. Army Special Forces students for dangerous missions, but they couldn’t do it without residents filling the roles of guerrilla fighters.
Rowan County veterans salute comrades a final time with ceremonies befitting their service to our country.
When Jennifer Watlington couldn’t find greeting cards for veterans in her hometown, Reidsville, she created her own.
Wounded veterans share a common bond. At dinners held across North Carolina honoring Purple Heart recipients, they share even more. They share their stories.