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September 26, 2019 Press Release
Earlier this week, I said impeachment was the House Democrats only agenda. I was mistaken. They just passed legislation that will give illegal immigrants better health care records than our veterans and servicemembers. More and more they are making their priorities clear and it’s absolutely shameful.
September 17, 2019 Press Release
North Carolina, the nation’s most-military friendly state, knows well that our most important national security asset are the men and women who defend our freedom. I look forward to working on the NDAA conference to ensure that the final legislation upholds our commitments to our service members and their families, while fully equipping our military to complete their missions and advance our interests abroad.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
The Bladensburg Peace Cross is a sacred symbol of sacrifice, love and honor, built by Americans who chose to pay tribute to the brave World War I heroes of their community. As an amicus curiae of this case, I am thankful the Supreme Court has overturned the faulty ruling of the Fourth Circuit, protected religious liberty, and allowed the cross to remain as tribute to the 49 American names it holds, each who laid down their life for our freedom. At a time when seemingly so few understand the realities of war and the cost of our freedom and prosperity, we should be doing more to honor the bravery of our men and women in uniform, not tearing down the symbols of their valor.
April 30, 2019 Press Release
I am grateful for our men and women in uniform and appreciate the sacrifices they have made and continue to make every day. I believe that one of the ways we make North Carolina, and our great country its best, is by helping those who sacrificed so much for us.
April 24, 2019 Page

The Veterans History Project (VHP) collects, preserves and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.

April 5, 2019 Blog Post

Blog Post by Veteran Outreach Liaison Cory Spoor

Today is what truly makes this job incredible.

Over the past two months, I was fortunate enough to get to know World War II Veteran John Del Roso who currently resides at Heritage Greens Senior Living Facility.

He is a combat-hardened war hero who saw plenty of action in Europe, most notably at Omaha Beach and the Battle of the Bulge. I can’t even begin to fathom what he went through.

April 5, 2019 Blog Post
Blog Post by Veteran Outreach Liaison Cory Spoor: I thoroughly enjoyed my recent trip to the North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center (NCTRC). The center's mission is to empower children and adults with physical, mental, emotional and social challenges to create more active, healthy and fulfilling lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies.
December 17, 2018 Press Release
This is an impressive group of exceptional young men and women who will demonstrate strong values, scholarship and leadership as they represent our community and our state.
July 23, 2018 Press Release
North Carolina should be proud to have one of its own leading the Department of Veteran Affairs. Calling the nation’s most military friendly state home, Robert Wilkie is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and has served in posts at Ft. Bragg, the Pentagon, and on Capitol Hill.
June 29, 2018 Blog Post
The House passes the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018 to extend benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans.