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Two Army Nurses to Speak on Nov. 21, 2019

Two Army Nurses to Speak on Nov. 21, 2019

On November 21 at 2:00 pm at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas, two U.S. military nurses will help celebrate “Women in the Military” month with a free program sharing their stories. Each will speak for 20 minutes and then both will take questions. Also, two...

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Kids Honor Veterans

Kids Honor Veterans

Inspired by Brevard’s Veterans Day Ceremony, Hailey Boone, age 10 (front row, left) and Cameron Threadgill, age 9 (front row, right), had the idea to create hand-made cards to thank veterans. They asked their uncle, Tyler Threadgill, a USMC veteran (back row, right),...

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U.S. Navy Careers: Nursing and Medical Officer

U.S. Navy Careers: Nursing and Medical Officer

On November 14 at 2:00 pm at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas, LT Barbara Sterrenberg, U.S. Navy Medical Officer Recruiter, will present the free program, “U.S. Navy Careers and Recruiting”. LT Sterrenberg will use pictures and stories to demonstrate how...

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Sacred Heart Ladies Guild Tours Museum

Sacred Heart Ladies Guild Tours Museum

Seventeen members of Sacred Heart Catholic Parish’s Ladies Guild attended a customized program and took a tour of the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Nov. 7. November is “Women in the Military” month at the museum. The guild members met in a room where the...

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Copelof Educates and Entertains

Copelof Educates and Entertains

A full-house audience learned the history of women in the military with Copelof's memorable stories and pictures On November 7, Maureen Copelof, Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.) told entertaining stories depicting the progress women have fought for and achievements made in...

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When Can We Jump Out of This Plane?

When Can We Jump Out of This Plane?

Brevard’s Lieutenant Colonel Bill Clarke (U.S. Air Force, retired) visited 96-year-old Ray Pegram in Rutherfordton, NC to compare stories about flying in the WWII-era C-47 troop carrier. That plane became known as the “Gooney Bird” when it was used in Vietnam. Clarke...

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WWII Army Nurse Dorothy Managan on Channel 13 tonight!

WWII Army Nurse Dorothy Managan on Channel 13 tonight!

As a kickoff to November's Women in the Military month, one of November's featured speakers (Thursday, Nov. 21 at 2:00 pm at the museum), Dorothy Managan, will be featured on October 18, 2019 between 5:45 and 6:00 pm on Asheville's WLOS Channel 13. Dorothy, a WWII...

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Sacramento-to-Saigon in a Gooney Bird

Sacramento-to-Saigon in a Gooney Bird

William David Clarke III, retired U.S. Air Force navigator, will present the free program: “Sacramento to Saigon in a Gooney Bird” on Thursday, September 26 at 2:00 pm at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. He will tell stories of his Pacific adventure:...

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