North Carolina News

World War I and its Legacy: A Discussion with Today’s Veterans

On September 28, at 6:30p, NC State University is partnering with the North Carolina Museum of History in presenting a Student Veterans panel to reflect on themes such as Why Fight, The Experience of War, America on the World Stage, and Coming Home that they found in common with soldiers who fought in WWI. The event will take place at the NC Museum of History, 5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh 27601. Read more and register.

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The Vietnam War

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick have filmed a 10-part, 18-hour documentary series, The Vietnam War, which will premiere on Sunday, September 17 at 8:00 pm. In addition, UNC-TV will have additional screenings as listed below: August 16, 2017 – Veterans’ Engagement & Documentary Screening in Jacksonville 8:00 pm, August 28, 2017 – Documentary Screening & Recorded Panel Discussion at Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington 8:30 am, September 6, 2017 – Documentary Screening & Recorded Panel Discussion at the Richard Childress Racing Museum in […]

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North Carolina Veteran’s Day Parade: Women Veterans are Encouraged to March

The Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA) is encouraging NC Women Veterans to march in the Veteran’s Day Parade on Saturday, November 11.  Parade line-up will begin at 8:00a, on South Salisbury Street between Martin Street and Lenoir Street in Raleigh.  The parade will start at 9:00a.  All Women Veterans are invited to march, as well as Active duty and reserve component Women who reside in or are from NC or are station in NC.  In order to march, Women […]

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September GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, September 28, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature Suicide Prevention. This meeting will be held in the Situation Room, NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Please note that you do not have to register if you hold a military ID. However, please notify Dr. Fang so that she might add you to the registration list. Prior to the meeting, you will be able to download the agenda and PowerPoint presentations.  For […]

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August GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, August 24, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature State Services for Veterans and their Families. This meeting will be held in the Situation Room, NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Please note that you do not have to register if you hold a military ID. However, please notify Dr. Fang so that she might add you to the registration list. Prior to the meeting, you will be […]

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An Extra Penny – A New American Musical

Military personnel receive a discount for tickets any night but the military personnel plus their family received the discount on July 29th!

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Thank you Flo Stein!

The Governor’s Working Group would like to thank Flo Stein, Deputy Director, NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, as the co-founder and co-chair of this important coalition. Through her tireless efforts, she has brought together federal and state agencies, managed care organizations, nonprofits, and Veteran advocacy groups to work toward the common goal of identifying services and resources for Veterans and their families and of developing viable solutions and strategies for addressing gaps. While we […]

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July GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature Services for Incarcerated Veterans. This meeting will be held in the Situation Room, NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Please register no later than 6:00p on Monday, July 24. Please note that you do not have to register if you hold a military ID. However, please notify wei.li.fang@governorsinstitute.org so that she might add you to the registration list. […]

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June GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, June 22, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature Hospice and End-of-Life Decisions. This meeting will be held in the Situation Room, NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Please register no later than 6:00p on Monday, June 19. Please note that you do not have to register if you hold a military ID. However, please notify wei.li.fang@governorsinstitute.org so that she might add you to the registration list. For […]

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May GWG Meeting

The Governor’s Working Group (GWG) will meet on Thursday, May 25, 2017, from 2:00-4:00pm, and will feature Opioids and Pain Management. One of our special guests will be Attorney General Josh Stein. This meeting will be held in the Situation Room, Emergency Management, NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC  27606.  Please register no later than 6:00p on Monday, May 22. Please note that you do not have to register if you hold a military ID. However, please […]

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