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Camp Lejeune

Mixed reaction near Lejeune on repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell

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video The signing of the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell had a few folks in Jacksonville stirred up. The repeal is a controversial topic among all branches of the military, but the Marine Corps has been especially resistant to the change. Full story...
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Defense bill includes two major NC provisions

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A defense spending bill on President Barack Obama's desk includes two provisions relating to longstanding controversies in North Carolina. Full story...
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Christmas came early for troops at Camp Lejeune

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video Marines and their families lined up for miles at Camp Lejeune early Wednesday morning, all looking for one thing... Christmas trees. Full story...
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Troops to get donated Christmas trees

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Military personnel and their families are getting early holiday gifts courtesy of North Carolina's Christmas tree growers. Full story...
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Former NC Marine pleads guilty to killing wife

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Marine avoids death penalty to admitting killing soldier wife. 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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SBI Agent: Sheriff used divining rod in Laurean's backyard

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A North Carolina investigator says a sheriff used a wire hanger as a divining rod to search for the buried corpse of a pregnant Marine. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine charged with murder

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A judge denied bond this morning for a Camp Lejeune Marine charged with murder. Investigators say 24-year-old Raul Torres-Almodovar killed 29-year-old Anneka Lasseter. Full story...
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Navy to pay for Lejeune water study

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After months of fighting, the US Navy says it will fund a study of past drinking water contamination at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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NC-based troops heading to Haiti

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The support is part of President Obama's promise to provide an all-out rescue, including military and civilian emergency teams from across the US. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine arrested in Jacksonville shooting

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Jacksonville Police arrested 28-year-old Sgt. Michael S. Haridat for a shooting early Sunday morning outside of Las Maracas restaurant on Lejeune Boulevard. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines on a mission

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videoCamp Lejeune is a very busy place as Marines get ready to ship off to Afghanistan. Their missions are varied, but none more so than the MEU - the Marine Expeditionary Unit. WWAY's Steve Rondinaro and Shontrelle Robinson visited Camp Lejeune, to watch the 24th MEU conduct one of its final training exercises prior to deployment. Full story...
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Troops from Lejeune could be headed to Afghanistan

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videoTuesday night, President Obama will outline a new war strategy for Afghanistan. That plan includes sending tens of thousands of troops to war. Some of the first troops to deploy could be part of a Marine battalion from nearby Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Local venue offers free Marine wedding

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A local organization will honor one lucky military member by helping them tie the knot. Full story...
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Name released in murder of Camp Lejeune Marine

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Camp Lejeune has released the name of the Marine murdered early Friday morning. Meanwhile, charges are still pending against a fellow Marine. Twenty-one-year-old Jonathan Law was released from Pitt Memorial Hospital late Saturday... Full story...
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