Heroes Homecoming 2.0 – Honor, Inspire, and Live Service.

 

NOVEMBER 7-11, 2019

Cumberland County created Heroes Homecoming as a way of showing all veterans that we remember and appreciate their courage, sacrifice and everything they did to defend our freedom – now and forever.

Heroes Homecoming VII will honor all of our brave service members and their families through a series of events, tributes and exhibits taking place across Cumberland County, NC.

 

FEATURED EVENTS

September 18, 2019

GOLD STAR FAMILY DINNER

The Dinner will recognize, honor and thank Gold Star Mothers and the families of those soldiers killed in action (KIA). The event will also include several guest speakers.
September 18, 2019

SPOUSES IN MILITARY (SIM) EXPO

At this year's Expo, military spouses (male and female) can come at any point throughout the day to visit display booths of local restaurants and retailers to hear about their products and services.
September 17, 2019

WORLD WAR II VETERANS OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Stop by the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum will feature a special exhibit highlighting a number of World War II Veterans from Cumberland County.
September 17, 2019

WOMEN IN THE ARMED FORCES

Stop by the HQ Branch of the Library to view historic and modern photos of local women on active duty in the armed services on display in two flat cases outside the Local and State History room.
September 17, 2019

HOPE MILLS VETERANS DAY CEREMONY

The Hope Mills VFW will host their annual Veterans Day Ceremony, featuring guest speaker NC Senator Kirk deViere as well as a parachute team bringing in the American flag.
September 17, 2019

RINGING OF THE BELLS & READING OF THE NAMES

At 11:00 AM on November 11, all local businesses, churches and residents who wish to participate will ring bells commemorating the Armistice that ended World War I.


WELCOME TO AMERICA'S HOMETOWN

As the point of departure and return for hundreds of thousands of soldiers, our town has a unique bond with veterans. In 2011, our inaugural Heroes Homecoming honored Vietnam Veterans. But saying thank you was just the first step. We want to do more.

WE HONOR OUR MISSING COMRADES

Reserved to honor over 80,000 American military members who left their homes, families, and friends to defend our freedoms and never made it home. Please join us in our commitment to never forget the Americans whose fate
remains unknown.