Press Releases

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. 

The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments to the Governor's Working Group on Veterans, Service Members and their Families.