Military http://whqr.org en Wilmington Health Center will provide veterans with health care closer to home http://whqr.org/post/wilmington-health-center-will-provide-veterans-health-care-closer-home <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Starting Monday, military veterans in the Coastal Carolina region will be able to seek medical treatment closer to home. The new Wilmington Health Center, located next to the airport, will enhance and expand health care for as many as 18,000 veterans.</span></p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sara Wood 32371 at http://whqr.org Wilmington Health Center will provide veterans with health care closer to home Author Kirsten Holmstedt sheds light on women in combat http://whqr.org/post/author-kirsten-holmstedt-sheds-light-women-combat <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Defense Secretary Leon&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Panetta’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;announcement to lift the combat ban for women serving in the military came as no surprise to author Kirsten&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Holmstedt</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The Iraq War started while she was working on her MFA in creative writing at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">UNCW</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in 2003. She heard about women serving in the line of fire and decided to collect their stories first-hand.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sara Wood 31227 at http://whqr.org Author Kirsten Holmstedt sheds light on women in combat Wilmington Gold Star Mom Laying Wreaths for the Fallen http://whqr.org/post/wilmington-gold-star-mom-laying-wreaths-fallen <p>Wilmington resident Norma Luther is riding in a caravan of about 20 trucks and busses for the Wreaths Across America program.</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 17:02:32 +0000 Michelle Bliss 8134 at http://whqr.org Wilmington Gold Star Mom Laying Wreaths for the Fallen