The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is seeking news about people from Wilkes County serving in all branches of the nation’s armed forces for a new section of the newspaper titled, “In The Military.”
This includes details on enlistments, training, promotions, awarding of medals and other achievements of military personnel. The newspaper will also publish stories that provide updates on where military personnel from Wilkes are serving and what they’re doing, without being inappropriately specific. In addition to official military news releases, military personnel are welcome to submit information about their achievements and what they're doing, including accounts of experiences while in harm’s way. Family members of military personnel can also submit information.
“In The Military” will also include stories written by reporters at the Wilkes Journal-Patriot.
Photos of the subject military personnel or photos related to their experiences are welcome.
It’s helpful if news submissions includes a phone number or email address to provide a way to get clarification on information if needed. This contact information won’t be published in the newspaper.
The information can be sent to the following email address: email@example.com or to News Department, Wilkes Journal-Patriot, P.O. Box 70, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659. For more information, call the newspaper at 336-838-4117 and ask for Jule Hubbard.
You may follow this link to access the page: http://www.journalpatriot.com/in_the_military/