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Funeral set for Wilmington Marine killed in Afghanistan

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Funeral arrangements have been set for the Wilmington Marine killed last week in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Wilmington Marine dies in Afghanistan

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video"He died being a hero. He died doing what he loved," says Brandy Carver. Her husband, Lance Corporal Ross Carver was out on a special mission in Marjah, Afghanistan Thursday when he was shot in a fire fight. Full story...
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UNCW helps ease veterans' transition to student life

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video They were on the front lines fighting for their country and their lives. Now many former troops from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are back home and going to college. They're tough, but it's still a hard transition from the front lines to the front seat in the classroom. Full story...
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Mullen answers questions as Lejeune Marines get orders to head to Afghanistan

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videoThe Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff addressed hundreds of Camp Lejeune Marines who will soon head off to war. A total of 8,000 got their marching orders today, part of President Obama's plan to send 30,000 troops to Afghanistan over the next six months. Full story...
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Local kids write letters to soldiers

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videoThis is the day we celebrate our independence and freedom., but for many, it's also a time to remember those on the frontiers of our freedom -- our service men and women serving here and overseas. Full story...
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