Wounded Warrior Battalion-East is comprised of seven detachments, in addition to the battalion's headquarters and barracks at Camp Lejeune, N.C. The focus of effort for WWBn-E is taking care of wounded, ill and injured Marines and their families as they proceed through the Integrated Disability Evaluation System process. With a full-time staff of more than 200 Marines, Sailors and civilian professionals, we are dedicated to ensuring care of our Wounded Warriors throughout the recovery and transition process.
The battalion is currently under the command of Lt. Col. John Kelley, USMC.
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys, partnering with The Salvation Army, to less fortunate children in the community.
The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through completion of high school. The Young Marines promotes the mental, moral, and physical development of its members. The program focuses on character building, leadership, and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines is the focal point for the U.S. Marine Corps' Youth Drug Demand Reduction efforts.
National Wreaths Across America Day
Please join us next December at the National Cemetery in Salisbury for the ceremony. Please check back for the dates in early December.
At the State Veterans' Home in Salisbury, NC, our Primary mission is to provide high quality care to Veterans, which will improve their quality of life. At the North Carolina State Veterans Homes, we know how to meet the special needs of veterans. Dedicated to excellence, our highly skilled professional staff provides exceptional care and activities to enrich individuals