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Let Them Eat Cake – National Vietnam War Veterans Day
Let them Eat Cake! Honoring Vietnam era Veterans on National Vietnam War Veterans Day Vietnam era veterans and family members gathered at the Veterans History Museum for coffee, cake, and conversation on March 29, National Vietnam War Veterans Day. The museum’s...
The Frontline Generation: How We Served Post 9/11
Combat Service in Iraq and Afghanistan Eastman’s 10 years of military service included two combat deployments, one in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the other in support of Operation Enduring Freedom In Afghanistan. She started her military career in the enlisted...
Recovering from War – One Dog at a Time
Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) - recovering veterans in a mission of training future service dogs Every week, Labrador and Golden Retrievers are changing the lives of veterans with visible and invisible wounds at Asheville and Hendersonville area training centers....
Three North Carolina D-Day Veterans Return to Normandy After 75 Years
See the Documentary The Last Gathering:75th Anniversary of D-Day April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Co-Ed Theater Located at 79 West Main St. Brevard. Tickets for this April 17 program will be $5.00 at the door (cash only). If you purchase your ticket on-line you will receive...
Nurse Honor Guard Holds Ceremony for WWII Army Nurse
N.C. Nurse Honor Guard’s ceremony The N.C. Nurse Honor Guard’s ceremony to honor the service of WWII Army Nurse Dorothy Managan, now 100 years old was the occasion for two women to meet. A Hawaiian baby girl living on Oahu during the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941...
Museum Volunteers Raring to Go in 2023
Hardworking Volunteers One might assume that hardworking volunteers would take advantage of the museum’s January-February “downtime” to put their feet up and relax, but they did the opposite. Teams spent several days every week organizing artifacts in storage,...
Film Honoring Veterans to be Shown at Flat Rock Bistro Cinema
The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas presents "Through Their Eyes" When:Thursday, March 16 Times:3:00 and 4:30 pm Where:Flat Rock Bistro Cinema,2700-D Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock Cost: $5Tell the stories of America’s conflicts “Through Their Eyes” is a series...
Museum Re-Opens March 1, 2023
On Wednesday, March 1 at 11:00 AM, the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas will proudly re-open its doors with a warm welcome for everyone. Founder/Curator Emmett Casciato often says, “A visiting veteran will see one of our artifacts and begin telling a story....
WWII Kamikaze Survivor Chooses Museum Visit for his “Make-a-Wish”
Joe Cooper, receives “Make-a-Wish” When WWII and Korean War veteran Joe Cooper, age 100, received the “Make-a-Wish” honor at the North Carolina Veterans Home in Black Mountain and asked for his wish, he answered, “A trip back to the Veterans Museum and a ride on a...
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Brevard, North Carolina 28712
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