Veterans Affairs Veterans Homes The State of North Carolina is proud to offer four, full-service, State Veterans Homes Scholarships Scholarships in appreciation for the service and sacrifices of North Carolina’s war veterans Cemeteries The primary mission of the NCDVA Veterans Cemeteries is to provide a free burial plot to a North Carolina Veteran Locate a Veterans Service Officer Our staff of qualified benefits specialists are trained to help veterans and their families obtain the benefits and services they deserve Veterans Services Connect to local, state, federal and nonprofit veterans resources and services About The North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs was established in September, 2015. The current Secretary of the Department is LT GEN (Retired) Walter E. Gaskin. Within the Department is the Division of Veterans’ Affairs, which previously was a part of the North Carolina Department of Administration. The Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Affairs is Terry E. Westbrook. Sections within the Division are 1) Veterans’ Services, which operate 12 Veterans’ Service Centers (Canton, Morganton, Hickory, Charlotte, Clemmons, Fayetteville, Garner, Wilmington, Kinston, Wilson, Greenville, and Elizabeth City) and a State Service Office that is collocated with the United States Veterans Administration Regional Office in Winston-Salem, NC; 2) North Carolina State Veterans’ Homes Program, with homes located in Black Mountain, Fayetteville, Kinston, Kernersville, and Salisbury; 3) North Carolina State Veterans’ Cemetery Program, with cemeteries located in Black Mountain, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, and Jacksonville; and 4) The Children of Wartime Veteran Scholarship Program, operated from the Department headquarters in Raleigh.