Today, the NCDMVA announced several key activities this week in connection with Governor Cooper’s proclamation of November as Veterans and Military Families month.
On Saturday, November 6th the NCDMVA Assistant Secretary of Military Affairs, Ariel Aponte will attend the Cumberland County Veterans Council Veterans Day Parade. That same day NCDMVA Assistant Secretary of Veteran Affairs Terry Westbrook will attend the Wake County Veterans Day Parade as well as the Veterans Ceremony and wreath laying on the North side of the Capitol Building in Raleigh.
Also, on the 6th of November the Executive Director of the North Carolina Military Affairs Commission, Kelly Jackson, will be attending the Veterans Day Parade in Warsaw.
On November 9, NCDMVA Secretary, Walter Gaskin,will be speaking at the Wilmington Rotary Club on the topic of veterans and Veterans Day.
The next day, November 10, NCDMVA Secretary Walter Gaskin will join US Representative David Price (NC-04) for the Annual Fourth Congressional District Veterans Briefing broadcast via Facebook Live. They will be joined by First Lady of North Carolina Kristen Cooper, Tanya Bradsher, Chief of Staff for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Marri M. Fryar, Interim Executive Director of the Durham VA Health Care System, Mark Bilosz, Director of the Winston-Salem VA Regional Benefit Office and Tracy Lovett, Director of Outreach
On that same day, NCDMVA Deputy Secretary Martin Falls will be presenting Governor Cooper’s “Veteran Friendly State” proclamation at the Wake Tech Veterans Day Observance which will be held in the (SWC) Courtyard of the Wake Tech Southern Wake Campus. Deputy Sec. Falls will then travel to Lillington to speak at the Harnett Country Treatment Court Veterans Day Ceremony
Secretary Terry Westbrook will be speaking at Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony, on November 11th at Central Carolina Community College, while Deputy Director of Veterans Affairs Charles Lee will speak to residents of the Capital Oaks Retirement Resort.