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North Carolina State Veterans Affairs Commission (VAC)

The Veterans Affairs Commission functions to advise the Secretary of Military and Veterans Affairs on matters relating to the affairs of Veterans in North Carolina, to maintain a continuing review of the operation and budgeting of existing programs for Veterans and their dependents, and to promulgate rules and regulations concerning the awarding of scholarships for Children of North Carolina Veterans.


Commission Members Advisory Committee Members

Jimmy G. “Tony” Braswell, Chairman

Elree T. Smith, Vice-chairman

Etteinne Mitchell

Michael Worley

Carol V. Phelps

Terry L. Hales

Joseph (Joe) W. Adamczyk

John C. Boesch

Larry Townsend

William L. Shillito

Leonard Scruggs

Gregory R. Woodard

Rev. Lenwood V. Long, Sr.

Jacob ‘Jake’ Roth, Commander, American Ex-Prisoners of War

Carol Barker, Commander, The American Legion

Randy Ferguson, Commander, AMVETS

Algernon B. Hill, Commander, Disabled American Veterans

Jeffrey D. Jones, Commandant, Marine Corps League

Greg Stafford, Commander, Veterans of Foreign Wars

James Hicks, Commander, Military Order of the Purple Heart

Rossie M. Nance, Jr., President, North Carolina State Council, Vietnam Veterans of America

Douglas Ehrhardt, President, North Carolina State Council, Military Officers Association of America

Rev. Katherine Washington-Williams, State Commander, National Association of Black Veterans