Operation North State (ONS)


Operation North State (ONS) founded in December 2010 is a 501 c3 non-profit (ALL VOLUNTEER) military support services organization which annually offers forty-eight (48) “unique” projects for North Carolina’s active military personnel, deployed troops and veterans – especially wounded warriors / DVet. Additionally, we host nearly two-hundred 200) one-on-one recreational outings (fishing and golf) for wounded warriors / DVets throughout the year. And, we host dozens of veterans from outside North Carolina as well.

Operation North State

In 2022, ONS will host its Thirteenth Annual NCCARES Christmas Box Project - utilizing North Carolina’s People, Places, Products and Pride to deliver 1200 NCCARES Christmas Boxes to North Carolina's shut-in veterans. Our NINE (9) Top Shelf Fishin' Festivals held throughout the state are unmatched anywhere in the country! These “much-needed” recreational therapy outings offer life-changing experiences for our wounded warriors / DVets and their respective caregivers. All the Fishin’ Festivals dating back to April 2013 are featured and overviewed at Facebook: Operation North State Photo/Albums. The Fishin’ Festivals are FREE to wounded warriors / DVets and there is no Entry Fee for our Host Boaters. Also in 2022, ONS’ will continue to offer Foursomes for Heroes and Cycling Heals – Vets Connect outings throughout the state.