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3 Marines based at Lejeune killed in Afghanistan

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The Defense Department reports that three Marines based at Camp Lejeune died last week while fighting in Afghanistan. Full story...
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REPORT IT: Brunswick Co. soldier surprises wife, daughter with early homecoming

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videoA Brunswick County woman and her daughter got quite the surprise for mom's birthday earlier this week. Full story...
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Marine reunited with four-legged war buddy

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videoMany people form strong bonds with man's best friend. A New Hanover County Marine made his canine friendship while deployed in Afghanistan. Now man and dog are back together again. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine killed by IED

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A Purple Heart recipient stationed in North Carolina has died after being wounded by an IED while serving in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Full story...
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Military wife collects gloves for deployed Marines

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videoThe winter months are cold months in Afghanistan. When the desert sun goes down, temperatures dive too. But one military spouse is doing her part to help those serving a deployment. Full story...
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NC-based Marine killed in Afghanistan

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The Defense Department says a 19-year-old Marine based in North Carolina has been killed in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Marine who shot urination video pleads guilty

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videoA Marine who shot a video of Marines urinating on Taliban fighters two years ago has pleaded guilty and been demoted. Full story...
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Building named after fallen soldier

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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. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines, sailors to deploy to Afghanistan

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Some 1,000 Marines and sailors are leaving Camp Lejeune for a six-month deployment in Afghanistan. Full story...
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US Army general facing sex charges back in court

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Prosecutors have agreed to drop an alcohol-related charge against a US Army general accused of sexual misconduct. Full story...
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UPDATE: Brother says 2 Marines were killed by Afghan soldier

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The brother of a New York native killed in Afghanistan says his sibling and another Marine were slain by an Afghan soldier they were training. Full story...
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2 Camp Lejeune Marines killed in Afghanistan

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Two members of a Marine Corps Special Operations Battalion based at Camp Lejeune have been killed in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Marines don't disclose hearing in urination case

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videoMarine Corps officials say a key court hearing was held at Camp Lejeune last week for the only officer charged over a 2011 YouTube video showing snipers urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan. But they say they forgot to provide the public notice. Full story...
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More Marines charged over corpse urination video

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videoTwo more Marines face criminal charges over a 2011 YouTube video showing members of a sniper platoon urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Marine pleads guilty in urination case; deal limits sentence

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video He once fought for his country as a scout sniper during the war in Afghanistan. The Marine's conduct in battle, though, could have cost him his military career, but it won't. Full story...
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