ASHEBORO (October 12, 2017)
Retired Brigadier General Gary H. Wilfong, a former Commander of the North Carolina Air National Guard, will be the guest speaker at Randolph Community College’s Veterans Day celebration at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Continuing Education and Industrial Center on RCC’s Asheboro Campus. The public is invited.
The general received his commission as a distinguished graduate of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Program. While on active duty, he obtained his Master of Arts degree in Geography through the Operation Bootstrap program at East Carolina University in 1977. General Wilfong separated from the United States Air Force in June 1979 and joined the North Carolina Air National Guard that same month. He retired from the Guard in 2004 and is currently a pilot for U.S. Airways.
The day will begin with a Job Fair for veterans, hosted by RCC’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society. The fair will be open from 8-11 a.m.
A Veterans Benefit Fair will follow from 12:30-3 p.m. and will include the Greensboro Vet Center, Winston-Salem Veterans Benefit Administration, Disabled American Veterans, and more.
The Continuing Education and Industrial Center is located at 413 Industrial Park Avenue.