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RALEIGH — In recognition of the service and sacrifice of members of the armed forces, the North Carolina Forest Service is offering a 20 percent discount on tree seedling orders placed by active, honorably discharged or retired military personnel during the month of November.

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From June to September, large caravans of military recruits will migrate to their respective training centers. Even though we are in the midst of a global pandemic, the United States military must continue its mission and training.

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HAMLET — Tristan Poole of Rockingham has big plans to achieve big goals. The Richmond Community College graduate hopes to one day use the skills he learned in the Information Technology program to be a part of an elite force of U.S. Army soldiers: the 75th Ranger Regiment.

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RALEIGH — Military spouses and veterans could find it easier to get jobs in North Carolina.

The House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 1053 on Thursday, June 4, and it heads to the House’s Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs committee.

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HAMLET — Around 40 candidates interviewed with potential employers at Cole Auditorium during a hiring event Thursday geared toward veterans and transitioning military personnel.

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ROCKINGHAM — Service members exiting the military will have an opportunity later this month to meet with regional employers and possibly secure a job.

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DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Ball caps designating different branches of the military dotted the crowd for Monday’s Veterans Day Service at the Dobbins Heights Community Center.

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RALEIGH — Western Governors University has partnered with the USO of North Carolina to offer eight $2,500 scholarships to members of the state’s military community.

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted to fund President Trump’s $1.6 billion request for a border wall, provide the largest military pay raise in 8 years, and increase Defense spending by 13% to rebuild America’s military.

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