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Dale Beatty - Source: Purple Heart Homes

Hero, philanthropist Dale Beatty has died

Purple Heart Homes co-founder Dale Beatty has died. The double-amputee was a veteran of the War in Iraq and joined fellow veteran John Gallina to start the organization aimed at helping combat disabled veterans with housing needs. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this quote). While the organization may have a Statesville […]

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Vets benefit from seized AC units

THE IREDELL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DID THEIR PART THIS WEEK TO HELP VETERANS…BY TURNING OVER SEVERAL AIR CONDITION UNITS AND FANS — SEIZED DURING A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION — TO THE PIEDMONT VETERANS ASSISTANCE COUNCIL. THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAD TO OBTAIN A COURT ORDER…IN ORDER TO DO IT. Let everyone know about this

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Mooresville holds Veteran’s Day parade

MOORESVILLE HELD ITS VETERAN’S DAY PARADE TODAY. THERE WERE BOTH MILITARY AND HISTORIC VEHICLES, PAGENT QUEENS…AND OF COURSE VETERANS. THERE WERE ALSO SEVERAL VETERANS AGENCIES ON HAND. WSIC BROADCAST LIVE FOR THE EVENT FROM OUTSIDE THE LIVING MILITARY MUSEUM. Let everyone know about this

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Nearly $700K in retroactive veteran’s benefits distributed in Mooresville

PRESS RELEASE Mooresville, N.C. – The American Legion, Veterans Assistance and Rehabilitation Division conducted a Veteran’s Benefits Action Center from November 12-13 at The Charles Mack Citizen Center in Mooresville, N.C. The hours of operation were 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. A combined Veterans Task Force comprised of personnel from the Winston-Salem VA Regional […]

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The Operation Old North State "Top Shelf" - Fishin' Festival gave wounded warriors and veterans a free day of fishing on Lake Norman Thursday.
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Wounded warriors, disabled vets enjoy day of fishing on Lake Norman

Wounded warriors and disabled veterans got a free day of fishing on Lake Norman yesterday. Jim Kiger is one of the organizers for the Operation Old North State “Top Shelf” – Fishin’ Festival and says other than the weather, it was a great day for the nearly seventy individuals who took part. Help from local […]

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Salisbury restaurant sets aside room for vets

The General Manager at Ryan’s restaurant in Salisbury has set aside a room for veteran’s memorabilia. Here’s the story from the WSIC newsroom: Local members of veteran’s advocacy group Rolling Thunder recently had dinner at the restaurant. Let everyone know about this

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World War II vet to keynote MCC Veteran’s Day program

PRESS RELEASE World War II veteran Howard Adler will be the keynote speaker at Mitchell Community College’s annual Veterans Day program Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. on the Circle. The public is invited to attend. Adler was born in 1917 in Darmstadt, Germany. In 1936, at age 19, he immigrated to the United States […]

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