Press Releases

NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NCDMVA) Assistant Secretary Ariel Aponte and Senator Kirk deViere presented Cumberland County science teacher, Maureen Stover, with a sealed copy of North Carolina’s 2021 Military Spouse Appreciation Day proclamation in recognition of her service and leadership in education.

North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs (NCDMVA) Secretary Walter E. Gaskin, LtGen (Ret.) released the following statement in recognition of Memorial Day, which is observed on Monday, May 31st.

Governor Cooper Declares May Military Appreciation Month in North Carolina 

The NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NCDMVA) Secretary Walter E. Gaskin, Lt. Gen (Ret.), and North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper welcomed the Fort Bragg Family of the Year to Raleigh to recognize their selfless service to their community during the Month of the Military Child.

On behalf of the North Carolina’s more than 800,000 active duty military service members, veterans, and their families recognition with the NCDMVA Military Spouse Award.

Governor Cooper Announces Statewide Stay at Home Order Until April 29 Essential businesses may remain open, social distancing mandated Executive Order No. 121

In response to Governor Cooper’s Executive Order and preparedness plan to slow the spread of COVID-19, the NCDMVA has implemented the following policies and procedures at all of our service offices, veterans homes, and memorial cemeteries.

The NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NCDMVA) will celebrate the 2nd North Carolina African American Lineage Day in commemoration of the many contributions of African Americans in the U.S. military for Black History Month.  Part of an ongoing collaboration with the NC Museum of History, NCDMVA will produce a documentary to honor and salute African American service members who broke color barriers when the U.S. military was segregated.

The NC DMVA, along with other state cabinet agencies, will partner with the USO of NC and the Fort Bragg Family Welfare and Recreation Center, to host the first ever Military Spouse and Family Expo on January 30th.