NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS (NC DMVA)
413 N. SALISBURY STREET, RALEIGH, NC 27603
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 13, 2019
NC Department of Military & Veterans Affairs Observes “Armed Forces Day”
Raleigh - In accordance with the proclamation issued by Governor Roy Cooper, the NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NC DMVA) will commemorate the first annual NC Armed Forces Day Program in Raleigh. The event will take place on Friday, May 17th from 10am to 12pm at the North Carolina Executive Mansion, 200 N. Blount Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.
During the event, statewide enlistees and re-enlistees from the United States Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and their reserve components, will participate in an Oath of Enlistment Ceremony. Enlistees and re-enlistees along with their families, recruitment personnel and military unit representatives will participate in the Ceremony, and meet with NC DMVA Secretary Larry D. Hall, Rep. Grier Martin, Brigadier General Alberto C. Rosende, and Medal of Honor Awardee Colonel Walter Joseph “Joe” Marm Jr.
“North Carolina is proud to be the most military and veteran friendly state in the nation. Our Department is privileged to honor the sacrifice and dedication of these service members on Armed Forces Day, and our state is grateful to them and their families,” said NC DMVA Secretary Larry D. Hall.
To learn more about Armed Forces Day or NC DMVA, contact Communications Director Angella Dunston Angella.Dunston@milvets.nc.gov or 984.204.8336.
About NCDMVA – The NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is a state agency with a vision to protect North Carolina’s military installations, work with the communities surrounding military bases, and assist military families and veterans with obtaining the support and services they need.
Director of Communication & Government Relations
NC Dept. Of Military & Veterans Affairs
413 N. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603