Veterans invited to share their stories with N&R | Local


If you’re a military veteran with a story to share, we want to hear from you.

The News & Record is again running a special “Honoring Our Veterans” section for Veterans Day.

We ask veterans to submit information and photos about their service. All submissions will be included in an online gallery featuring local veterans. Some will be chosen to be profiled in stories and photos in the special section.

The project will focus on living veterans who served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Middle East and other conflicts ranging from the Cold War to military interventions in places like Grenada and the Panama.

The intention is to archive the stories of those who have served and who often go unrecognized for their sacrifice and service. This is not a retelling of war stories. It’s a tribute.

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Submissions will be accepted until October 21.

Please include the veteran’s name, military branch, years of service, rank, hometown at time of service, city or town of current residence, and a brief summary of their service up to 150 words . Please also include contact information so that we can contact you with any questions or to arrange an interview. Contact details will not be published.

For any photo, please indicate if you own the rights to the photo and allow News & Record to publish it.

Send information to [email protected] with “Honoring Our Veterans” in the subject line. Or mail to Jennifer Fernandez, c/o News & Record, 3001 S. Elm-Eugene St., Greensboro NC 27406 with “Honoring our Veterans” on the envelope. For any photo, please include information identifying who is in the photo and when and where it was taken.

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