Upcoming Events

Hitler's Eagles Nest, Obersalzburg, Germany. 2008

Photo Show coming to Wilmington’s Historic USO

World traveler’s photo show coming to Wilmington’s historic USO Dec. 15, 2014. For immediate release An exhibit of more than 300 photographs spanning seven decades by a globe-trotting Wilmington native will be on display from Feb. 25 through March 26, 2015, in the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center in downtown Wilmington. Titled “Nagasaki to […]

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United Daughters of the Confederacy on WWII Wilmington Speaking Engagement

Jan. 22 – Speak to United Daughters of the Confederacy on WWII Wilmington, Federal Point History Center, Carolina Beach – 7:15 p.m.

‘Inside President Ford’s White House’ Speaking Engagement

Jan. 16 – Speak to Wilmington Senior Men’s Club on Inside President Ford’s White House,Cameron Art Museum, 10:00 a.m.


Jones addresses Wilmington Rotary club members on "vocational day" at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, Wilmington. 2013.

WWII Wilmington Speaking Engagement

Jan. 5, 2015 – Speak to Wilmington East Rotary Club on WWII Wilmington, Bluewater Grill, 6:00 p.m.

Lunch with Author Wilbur D. Jones, Jr.

Lunch With an Author, City Club, Wilmington, Noon. Book signing

General Electric Co. retirees luncheon

Nov. 20 – General Electric Co. retirees luncheon, New Hanover Senior Resource Center – Guest speaker on WWII, @11:30 a.m.


Re-dedication Ceremony for WWI Memorial

Nov. 11 – Emcee for re-dedication ceremony for installation of New Hanover County’s World War I Memorial in new location, Wilmington’s Riverwalk, @3:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker on WWII

Sep. 18 – Wilmington Downtown Executives Club, Cape Fear Club – Guest speaker on WWII

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Rededication of New Hanover County’s World War I Memorial

Rededication of New Hanover County’s World War I Memorial, Veterans Day, November 11, 2014, site and time TBA. The memorial at New Hanover High School will be cleaned, repaired, and relocated to mark the 100th anniversary of WWI and Wilmington’s role.


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Meeting of the USS North Carolina Battleship Commission

Meeting of the USS North Carolina Battleship Commission, Battleship North Carolina, Wilmington, Memorial Day, May 26, 2014. Jones serves the Governor as Commission vice chairman.

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National D-Day Memorial

National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Va., for the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, June 5-8. Book signing.