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Onslow Co. Marine killed in Afghanistan

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An Onslow County Marine has died in Afghanistan. The US Marine Corp says Cpl. Daniel L. Linnabary II, 23, of Hubert, died Monday. Full story...
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Marine lance corporal killed in Afghanistan

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Military officials say a Marine lance corporal based at Camp Lejeune has died in Afghanistan. Full story...
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NC-based Marine dies of wounds in Afghanistan

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Military officials say a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died in Afghanistan. Full story...
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NC Congressmen unite to call for end to war

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The war in Afghanistan has made for strange political bedfellows in North Carolina's congressional delegation, with a conservative Republican joining two liberal Democrats in calling for the withdrawal of US troops. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 22nd MEU welcomed home to Camp Lejeune

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video After one of the longest deployments in recent Marine Corps history, Marines and sailors from the 22nd MEU came home to Camp Lejuene. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

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The Defense Department says a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has been killed in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Pentagon: 2 North Carolina units to Afghanistan

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The Department of Defense says more than 6,000 soldiers with units at Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Fort Stewart in Georgia are heading to Afghanistan in the spring. Full story...
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Marines name general to handle video probes

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The Marine Corps on Friday laid the groundwork for deciding what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken in the case of an Internet video purporting to show Marine snipers urinating on dead bodies in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Marines in urinating video from Lejeune; USMC commandant responds

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An official says the Marine Corps has identified at least two of the four Marines in an internet video that purports to depict them urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan. Full story...
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4 killed in Afghanistan crash had NC ties

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Four of the military personnel killed when a helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan had ties to North Carolina. Full story...
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Jacksonville SEAL killed in Afghan crash recalled as daring

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Family and friends are remembering a Navy SEAL killed in a weekend helicopter attack in Afghanistan as physically slight but ever ready to take on a challenge. Full story...
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Judge dismisses Blackwater founder Prince from suit

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A federal judge has dismissed Blackwater founder Erik Prince from a civil lawsuit alleging his former security firm cheated the government in bills it submitted for protecting government employees in Iraq and Afghanistan. Full story...
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Kindergartener gets surprise birthday gift: Dad home from Afghanistan

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video The men and women who serve our county sacrifice a lot. Some leave their families for long periods of time and miss important moments. Today, one little girl got an early birthday present all the way from Afghanistan. Full story...
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Jacksonville soldier killed in Afghanistan

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The Department of Defense says says SSGT Ergin V. Osman died Thursday in Afghanistan. The DOD says the 35-year-old was one of six soldiers killed when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Kandahar Province. Full story...
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26th MEU from Lejeune heading to Afghanistan to support Operation Enduring Freedom

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More than 1,000 MEU Marines and sailors are expected to move into Helmand province by the end of January to provide greater security and support the infrastructure development needed in the region. Full story...
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