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Camp Lejeune

Appeals court rejects Camp Lejeune contaminated water lawsuit

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A federal appeals court has dealt the victims of contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune a setback, ruling that a state law passed this year cannot retroactively validate their health claims against the US government. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: A little bit goes a latte

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videoThis week's Extraordinary Person is behind a project that you may be able to help with. The business he runs is impressive enough, but what he does for Marines on Thanksgiving is Extraordinary! Full story...
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Free flu shots offered at Camp Lejeune, New River

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The Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune is offering free flu vaccinations for active-duty service members, retirees, veterans and their family members. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine faces child rape charge

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videoA Camp Lejeune Marine has been arrested and accused of raping a pre-teen girl. Lt. Col. Cliff W. Gilmore said in a statement Monday that 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Robert J. Myers of Union City, IN, is being held by civilian authorities in Jacksonville. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine charged in April gate shooting death

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video Cpl. Brandon Little is facing dereliction of duty, involuntary manslaughter, and negligent homicide charges in the accidental shooting death of LCpl. Mark Boterf back in April. Full story...
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NCDOT, Jacksonville to improve Marine memorial

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The N.C. Department of Transportation and the City of Jacksonville are working together to improve the Beirut Memorial Grove. Last October, NCDOT planted a tree for each service member who died when terrorists bombed the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, on Oct. 23, 1983. Full story...
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Retired general to discuss clean energy in Raleigh

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A retired US Air Force general is visiting Raleigh to highlight the military's role in clean energy innovation and what this means for North Carolina's economy. Full story...
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Hearing set for Camp Lejeune Marine accused of faking own kidnapping

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Military officials have scheduled an Article 32 hearing this week for a Marine accused of faking his own kidnapping in Iraq as well as failing to return to his base after visiting relatives in Utah. Full story...
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Lejeune holds extended training, warns of noise

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Camp Lejeune training exercises mean residents may hear loud noises after the normal midnight curfew for one more night. Full story...
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Marines investigate corporal who vanished in Iraq

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Marine Corp officers in North Carolina are launching a formal investigation into whether a Lebanese-American Marine deserted his unit in Iraq or later after returning to the United States. Full story...
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Marine accused of desertion returned to US unit

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A Marine Corps spokesman says a corporal who disappeared in Iraq a decade ago and was later declared a deserter is in custody at a North Carolina brig. Full story...
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Marine dies during fitness test at Camp Lejuene

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videoA Marine died during a fitness test at Camp Lejeune Friday morning. According to base officials, the 39-year-old male Marine collapsed during the run portion of a semi-annual physical fitness test this morning. Full story...
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Bill would help victims in Camp Lejeune, Asheville

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Two North Carolina congressional leaders have introduced legislation they say will help people exposed to contaminated water near a closed Asheville factory and a Marines Corp base. Full story...
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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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Camp Lejeune holding hurricane preparedness town hall meeting

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Camp Lejeune officials are encouraging military members, civilian employees and families to attend a town hall meeting about being prepared for hurricane season. Full story...
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