The Governor’s Working Group on Veterans, Service Members, and their Families (GWG) is dedicated to identifying challenges and gaps in services for Veterans and their families and developing solutions and referring them to appropriate services and resources.  The February 22 meeting will focus on Women Veterans; presenters will include Terri Kane, NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs; Annette Stevenson, NC Veterans Business Association; Shenekia Williams-Johnson, US Department of Veterans Affairs; Dr. Amy Smith, US Department of Vet­erans Affairs; Marie Stewart, US Department of Veterans Affairs; and Michelle Blanding, Family Endeavors.

Scheduled Workgroup Meetings:

Thursday February 22, 2018 2:00-4:00pm

This meeting will be held in the Situation Room on the ground floor of the NC Joint Force Headquarters, 1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606.

Register Here on Eventbrite – Please register by February 19th.

You do not need to register if you hold a military ID. However, please notify Dr. Fang so that she might add you to the registration list. Prior to the meeting, you will be able to download the agenda and PowerPoint presentations.

You can join the meeting by calling 1-919-212-5747 or view it through a live stream!


The livestream of this meeting will be available on the Governor’s Institute Facebook Page. 

Please like and follow the page for notifications of the start of the stream.


Wash Down
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane receives a wash down at Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, Jan. 24, 2018. Crew members maintain operational readiness by rinsing the plane after every flight to protect it and remove any salt.
Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandon Kelly