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Veteran – Defined

Memorial Day
Today is Veterans’ Day and always on November 11 but who is being honored is sometimes in question.  The people being honored are those who have served in the military. Some of them are retired from the military, many more of the veterans did not serve long enough to retire, and surprising to some, there […]
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Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow (Act) hosts School Superintendents at Education Roundtable

Allies for Cherry Point's Tomorrow
Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow (ACT), a group that advocates for the existence and success of MCAS Cherry Point, Fleet Readiness Center East and its civilian enterprises, recently welcomed Dr. Daniel A. Novey, Superintendent of Carteret County Schools, and Dr. Meghan S. Doyle, Superintendent of Craven County Schools, to an education roundtable discussion. The purpose […]
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“A Conversation: Veterans talk about Veterans” – Veterans Garden Fundraiser

Veteran's Organic Garden
January 25th, 2014 at 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Laura Johnson interviewed Lovay Singleton, Executive Director of the Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden to find out more about this interesting and necessary organization. The interview is airing on New Bern’s News Talk Radio, WNOS 97.1FM and 1450AM: https://www.newbernnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/NBN-Veterans-Garden-012514.mp3 The Veterans Employment Base Camp and […]
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2013 Year in Review in New Bern, NC

Making this video from 2013 events was very difficult to decide what photos to include as we published over 400 articles, videos, audio interviews, and photos on New Bern Now. This meant deciding between a couple thousand images. It doesn’t mean that these events and/or interviewers were more important than many that weren’t included. We […]
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Send a Wounded Warrior Home for the Holidays!

Eastern North Carolina’s community came together at the New Bern-Craven County Riverfront Convention Center on December 11, 2013 to welcome our local Wounded Warriors and raise money to send them home for the Holidays! If you missed this special event, you can still make a difference and help send our troops home for the holidays […]
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Military and Civilian Retirement Tips

I would like to share my thoughts with you about retiring from the military in hopes that others will learn and have a smooth transition. Listen here for the audio: https://www.newbernnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/NBN-Military-Retirement-081012.mp3 When people hear that someone retired from the military, a lot of them automatically think, wow…that’s great. They don’t realize that like most times […]
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