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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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Court-martial next week for Marine accused of urinating on dead bodies

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videoThe court-martial for a Marine accused of urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters in 2011 will begin next week at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Wounded soldier returns home to Wilmington with optimistic outlook on future

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videoSgt. James Pierce came home to a hero's welcome last weekend. Now, he must work to get his body, mind and spirit healed after surviving the devastating attack that killed another local soldier. Full story...
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North Carolina-based Marine killed in Afghanistan

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Military officials say a U.S. Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune has died in Afghanistan. Full story...
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