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Building named after fallen soldier
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 07/13/2013 - 6:20pm.

videoThis weekend, the National Guard named the Armed Forces Reserve Center off Carolina Beach Road after fallen soldier Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV. Butler was killed in Afghanistan less than a year ago after his patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber.

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Trial delayed for Army general facing sex charges
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 1:08pm.

The trial of a US Army general facing charges he sexually assaulted a female subordinate has been delayed indefinitely.

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General accused of sex assault wants Panetta email
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:26pm.

Lawyers representing a U.S. Army general facing sexual assault charges are asking a military judge to force prosecutors to turn over any e-mails related to the case sent or received by former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.

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Army to cut brigades at 10 US bases
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 1:13pm.

The US Army is slashing the number of combat brigades from 45 to 33, and shifting thousands of soldiers out of bases around the county as it moves forward with the long-planned move to cut the size of the service by 80,000.

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Funeral honors veterans unclaimed by family
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 06/12/2013 - 2:16pm.

videoThere was a different kind of funeral service in Wilmington today, as a funeral home held a memorial for three veterans unclaimed by their families for various reasons.

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Army general facing sex charges had porn on laptop
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 11:01pm.

An expert in Afghan culture has testified that pornography found on the computer of a U.S. Army general then deployed to the Muslim country would be highly offensive to local residents.

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Judge: Soldier premeditated Iraq killings of Wilmington Navy officer, four soldiers
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 12:49pm.

A military judge has found Army Sgt. John Russell guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.

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Soldier journalists get lessons in TV from WWAY
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/27/2013 - 2:23pm.

videoWWAY is proud to host some soldiers from Fort Bragg as guests this week. Bravo Company 3rd Military Information Support Battalion A is the Department of Defense's only unit whose mission is to disseminate information throughout various broadcast platforms worldwide.

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Motions hearings conclude in Army sex charge trial
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 8:05am.

More hearings are planned next month for motions before the court martial of a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct.

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Judge rules just 1 jury in Army sex charge trial
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 03/25/2013 - 8:27pm.

A judge has decided that just one jury will hear all charges against a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct.

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