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Camp Lejeune Marines, sailors to deploy to Afghanistan
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 9:49am.

Some 1,000 Marines and sailors are leaving Camp Lejeune for a six-month deployment in Afghanistan.

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US Army general facing sex charges back in court
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 10:23am.

Prosecutors have agreed to drop an alcohol-related charge against a US Army general accused of sexual misconduct.

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UPDATE: Brother says 2 Marines were killed by Afghan soldier
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 6:58am.

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.

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2 Camp Lejeune Marines killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 3:16pm.

Two members of a Marine Corps Special Operations Battalion based at Camp Lejeune have been killed in Afghanistan.

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Marines don't disclose hearing in urination case
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 5:54pm.

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.

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More Marines charged over corpse urination video
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 3:24pm.

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.

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FIRST ON 3: Marine pleads guilty in urination case; deal limits sentence
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 11:59pm.

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.

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Court-martial next week for Marine accused of urinating on dead bodies
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 8:13pm.

videoThe court-martial for a Marine accused of urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters in 2011 will begin next week at Camp Lejeune.

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Wounded soldier returns home to Wilmington with optimistic outlook on future
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 4:22pm.

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.

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North Carolina-based Marine killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 10:34pm.

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

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