Rep. Mike McIntyre (7th District, N. C.) and WWII Wilmington Home Front Heritage Coalition CAPT Wilbur Jones prepare to testify on behalf of the McIntyre Bill, H.R. 2717, before the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, March 29. H.R. 2717, which has 66 co-sponsors, would establish a process within the Department of Veterans Affairs to designate one city annually as an “American WWII City,” with Wilmington being the first.