Cary Veterans

Information Meeting Helps Veterans Medical Claims

Cary, NC – When dealing with veteran claims, some can feel frustrated not talking directly to a person. But at the upcoming Veterans Benefit Action Center, former military from around the state will be able to talk with VA personnel one-on-one to sort out their health care. Read more

Horses Helping Cary-Area Veterans

Cary, NC – When men and women return home from the military, they can be injured in ways that are hard to notice or treat. But at Cary’s Harbor Reins, veterans and active military with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) work through their problems with horses. Read more


Photos: Veterans Day Remembrance in Cary


Cary, NC — After two rainy days, the sun made a brilliant display against a crisp, blue sky on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, as a crowd of Cary residents gathered for an hour of music and speeches to honor men and women who served our country. Read more


Cary Man to Run 22 Marathons in 12 Days


Cary, NC — Cary resident Dave Cockman plans to run this 600 miles in 12 days (that’s more than two marathons a day, back-to-back) starting tomorrow, April 4, 2015.

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Bootcamp Raises Funds for Veterans


Cary, NC — Prestonwood Country Club is hosting a silent auction and outdoor boot camp on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 to raise awareness and funds for Operation: Coming Home. Read more

Cary WWII Vet Receives French Legion of Honor

Jim Sansome was awarded the French Legion Medal of Honor

Jim Sansome was awarded the French Legion Medal of Honor

Cary, NC- James Sansome was awarded the French Legion Medal of Honor in February 2014 with 14 other area veterans in a ceremony attended by Governor McCrory in Raleigh. On Tuesday May 13, Cary’s American Legion Post 67 (of which he is a member) celebrated with a  meeting in his honor. Read more


Veterans Freedom Park Rises in Cary


Cary, NC — A 90′ white granite spire is almost complete on Harrison Avenue as Veterans Freedom Park nears completion in Cary. Read more


Cary Legionnaire Honored by French Government


Cary, NC – On February 20th, 2014, The French government will honor 14 WWII veterans from Eastern North Carolina by inducting them into the National Order of the Legion of Honor. Read more

Veterans Groups in Cary

 Story by Brian Schmid. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – There are many Veterans Groups throughout the nation, and it can be very difficult to keep them straight. Acronyms like MOAA and VFW tend to make civilian’s heads spin, and who can blame them? It seems like they are all nearly carbon copies of each other. In reality though, each group has different entry requirements and slightly different purposes. Read more

Warrior Ride in Downtown Cary This Friday

Story by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – The Warrior Ride wheels into Downtown Cary on bicycles this Friday, July 27. Be sure to give them a hero’s welcome. Read more