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2014-04-02 12:28:55

Hotel near Fort Bragg offers deluxe accommodations, convenient location to Pinehurst Resort FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Visitors in town for the U.S. Open Championship at Pinehurst Resort will shoot a hole-in-one when they make reservations to stay at the Courtyard Fayetteville during the June tournament. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/MN95634) The Fayetteville, NC, hotel's convenient location, deluxe accommodations and modern...

2014-01-07 12:21:27

Fort Bragg, NC NICoE Satellite Center to Break Ground Later This Year NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF) today announced it has received a $500,000 donation from the Military Order of the Purple Heart Foundation Service Foundation to jumpstart the construction of a fourth in a series of nine planned centers nationwide to treat Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) in returning service members. IFHF will break ground...

2012-11-13 12:30:13

FORT BRAGG, N.C., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Army is taking action to help wounded soldiers avoid the added crisis of a prescription drug addiction. Doctors and researchers are now emphasizing providing non-pharmaceutical treatment for pain related injuries. Spinal pain is the number one cause for a soldier's discharge, but thanks to Operation OpiodSAFE, veterans are getting back into the field with the help of new programs and technologies developed to improve function...

2012-06-25 06:25:13

FORT BRAGG, Calif., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Some might say we have rocks in our head in Fort Bragg. But we like to think of it as having "rocks on our mind," says local volunteer Ruth Sparks who helped the City of Fort Bragg win the designation of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) "Gateway" to the California Coastal National Monument. Here's how the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior describes the Monument: "Waves explode onto offshore rocks, spraying whitewater...

2012-03-09 13:13:00

DENVER, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Defense Transportation Association (NDTC) president LTG Kenneth R. Wyle, USA (ret) and SDDC CG MG Kevin A. Leonard presented the NDTC 2011 Quality Award to The Graebel Companies, Inc. on March 7th. The NDTA Quality award is presented annually to corporations in the transportation industry in recognition of their commitment to excellence. Its presentation is a highlight during the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC)...

2012-02-29 13:17:00

FORT BRAGG, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Are Fort Bragg beaches the best in the world? We think so. Over a 12-mile stretch of Northern California's Mendocino Coast, our beaches offer more things to do, more rugged coastline, more hidden coves and sea caves, more interesting rocks, more birds, more clear water and more solitude than anyplace else we know of. You can picnic, run, beach comb, explore tide pools, watch whales, go birding, ride horses, or photograph big waves ... and...

2012-01-11 16:47:00

FORT BRAGG, Calif., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to mark your calendar and book your room for the 30th Annual Fort Bragg Whale Festival March 17 and 18, 2012. Many area B&B's, hotels and motels are offering special packages. Visit www.fortbragg.com/stay for a directory of local accommodations. With some 20,000 gray whales migrating north from birthing grounds in Mexico to their winter home in Alaska, sightings should be spectacular from the Pomo Bluffs Park in Fort Bragg,...

2011-11-01 12:13:00

FORT BRAGG, N.C., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SOFEX 2011 -- Special Operations Apps (SOA), the applications innovator for warfighter mobile devices, touchscreens, laptops, and smartphones, will introduce its newest technologies to the Special Operations community at this week's SOFEX 2011. "SOA is attending SOFEX to allow SF Operators and SF leaders to let us know exactly which Apps they need -- immediately," said K. Dominic Cincotti, president and founder of Special Operations Apps....

2010-12-15 13:09:00

FORT BRAGG, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This year the 29th annual Mendocino Coast Whale Festival offers three consecutive weekends of whale watching and other family fun, March 5-6, 11-13, and 19-20. Festival weekends take place in Fort Bragg, Mendocino, and Little River. Savor local cuisine, quaff microbrews, purchase a piece of art, enjoy local wine tastings, take a nature walk, and of course -- watch migrating Gray whales -- from coastal bluffs, by boat, even on horseback....

2010-10-14 15:18:00

Fort Bragg is flagship location of successful 140 store program FORT BRAGG, N.C., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, blind and sighted employees, and officials including U.S. Representative Bob Etheridge (D-NC-02) and executives from National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and the Committee for Purchase from People who are Blind or Severely Disabled (the Committee), reached out to thank the community at Fort Bragg for its support and to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the...