“As I reflect on the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 Heroes Run, I’m in awe at the number of communities across the country and around the world that have united to honor all those touched by the events of September 11, 2001.” said Ryan Manion, President of Travis Manion Foundation.“We challenge all Americans to join us this September, to ensure our next generation never forgets the sacrifices of our veterans, active duty military, first responders, and civilians who were affected by the attacks on 9/11 and in the wars since.” Last year, more than 50,000 people participated in race locations around the world or as virtual runners, to support military, veterans, first responders and their families through TMF. will also save the state money, as it is expected to result in more than million in reduced electrical and maintenance costs over the 15-years. A Navy seaman is responsible for maintaining the material readiness of the ship. Seaman Carolina Ramirez is serving aboard the ship operating out of Sasebo, Japan.The light and equipment installation should wrap up in November 2018.— Douggy Johnson • September 2017 Even though Veterans Day is two months away, the veterans of Wake County have plenty to be excited about.
The VEAC will be held at the Herbert Young Community Center in Cary, NC from a.m. Thursday, September 14 through Saturday, September 16, 2017.National sponsors of the events include Comcast NBC Universal and CBS Radio. That savings will primarily come from switching from existing high intensity roadway lights to longer-lasting and lower-maintenance LED lights.To learn more and to register, visit September 2017 It will be a brighter drive along many interstates and major highways in North Carolina, because of a .8 million contract awarded by the N. Department of Transportation to upgrade more than 10,600 roadway light fixtures at more than 350 locations across the state. Improvements are planned for lights along such interstates as I-95, I-40, I-77 and I-85, as well as I-440 and 540, and the Triangle Expressway in the Raleigh-Durham area, I-485 and I-277 in Charlotte, I-73/74 in the Triad, and I-240 and I-26 around Asheville.They may be drawn to the many conveniences NC has to offer like the beaches and the mountains being hours away; or the state’s relatively “doable” cost of living; or the state’s amenable weather.Veterans who visit the Wake County VSO can expect great customer service.Its main office hours are by appointment from a.m. Some of the most sought after VA benefits are VA Compensation for those veterans who were injured during their military service, VA Pension for economically challenged wartime veterans with exorbitant medical expenses, VA Education and VA Healthcare.The Wake County VSOs are technical experts who are in tune with the VA and its expectations for claims’ outcomes.While the VEAC is a great opportunity within the veterans’ community, Wake County veterans don’t have to wait for events like the VEAC to apply for benefits. In addition, Wake County offers appointments at the County’s Northern and Southern Regional Centers once per month (second & fourth respectively) Call 919 212 VETS top schedule an appointment.The Wake County Veterans Services Office has been offering facilitative services for Veterans Affairs’ and North Carolina veterans’ benefits since 1981. Veterans Services also provides home visits to veterans physically unable to meet at an office.“Our alliance is rooted in shared interests and shared values,” said Adm. With a crew of more than 900 sailors and Marines, Germantown is 609 feet long and weighs approximately 16,000 tons. “I love the fact that everyone here at this command is so nice and they really help you a lot, the people here do not let you down, they have your back,” said Ramirez.Designed specifically to operate landing craft air cushion small craft vessels, Whidbey Island-class dock landing ships have the largest capacity for these landing craft out of any U. Sea duty is inherently arduous and challenging but it builds strong fellowship and esprit de corps among members of the crew.