Edgecombe County has been the home of thousands of individuals wh0 have served in the military from the Revolutionary War forward.

Veteran Spotlight

Quarterly we highlight two veterans from Edgecombe County.


Ned Griffin

Revolutionary War

Ned Griffin served 12 months under the State of North Carolina during the Revolutionary War. Following he was granted his freedom. Ned Griffin is depicted in the first panel on the Colonial Theater Mural.


Calvin Anderson

U.S. Air Force 1960-1988

Colonel Retired Calvin Anderson was a FAC in the Vietnam Conflict. He served as Chairman of the Board for E.C.V.M.M. and is a world class dancer!