Press Releases

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced the North Carolina National Guard will provide military equipment to Ukraine in its ongoing fight against Russian aggression.

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Commerce Secretary Machelle Baker Sanders are encouraging North Carolina employers to hire veterans and to apply for recognition with a HIRE Vets Medallion Award, an official program of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Governor Roy Cooper today shared a list of state government support resources for military service members and their families as military personnel based in North Carolina are deployed due to Russia’s unjustified attack on Ukraine.  

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May as Military Appreciation Month to honor the contributions and sacrifices North Carolina’s servicemembers, veterans and their families have made for North Carolina and the nation.

Governor Roy Cooper has named retired Lieutenant General Walter Gaskin to lead the North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bill into law.

Governor Roy Cooper today shared a list of state government support resources for military servicemembers and their families as thousands of troops from Fort Bragg and Camp Lejeune are deployed and redeployed in light of ongoing events in the Middle East.  

Today, Governor Roy Cooper took action to ensure that students receiving Children of Wartime Veterans Scholarships receive full awards this semester despite the General Assembly’s failure to fully fund the program.

Today, Governor Cooper signed the following bill into law: 

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that Major General Greg Lusk, 40th adjutant general for the North Carolina National Guard, plans to retire this winter.