Press Releases

The North Carolina Veterans Affairs Commission will hold a telephone conference meeting on Dec. 8, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.  The purpose of this meeting is to make a final determination regarding periodic review and expiration of existing rules pursuant to Session Law 2013-413. 

Governor Pat McCrory celebrated the selection of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base as the location for the first Reserve-led KC-46A Pegasus Air Refueling Squadron.

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that North Carolina has received a $200,000 grant that will expand truck driver training courses to Camp Lejeune Marines and their spouses

Governor Pat McCrory hosted active duty, reserve and guard members' and their families at the Governor's Western Residence on Saturday to celebrate Military Family Appreciation Day. The event included lunch, live music performances, professional family photos and various activities for kids.

During a ceremony at the State Capitol, Military Affairs Advisor Cornell Wilson presented a proclamation on behalf of Governor Pat McCrory proclaiming September 12, 2015 as Tunnel to Towers Day in North Carolina.

Governor McCrory issued the following statement after learning that a U.S. Marine died during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune.

Governor Pat McCrory announced today the Walmart Foundation has donated $1 million to a public-private partnership designed to help newly separated veterans transition into civilian life in North Carolina.

The military supports 578,000 jobs in North Carolina and more than two thirds of those jobs are in the private sector, demonstrating the impact of the military ripples across the state’s economy and not just concentrated near military installations.

Governor Pat McCrory signed House Bill 371 which will allow designated members of the National Guard to carry concealed weapons in public facilities such as recruiting centers and armories.

Governor Pat McCrory signed a proclamation recognizing North Carolina's contributions to World War II as August 14-15, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.