Camp Lejeune
Camp Lejeune Marine receives Silver Star for valor
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 07/12/2012 - 7:44pm.

A Camp Lejeune Marine who received the Silver Star for his actions during a patrol that was supposed to photograph an Afghan town says he's accepting the award on behalf of the troops that don't come home.

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Fireworks, festivals, fun mark Independence Day across the Cape Fear
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 9:41pm.

video There's plenty of fun to be had across the Cape Fear in honor of the 236th birthday of our country's independence on the 4th of July.

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Wilmington men among first black Marines honored with Congressional Gold Medal
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 3:31pm.

video A handful of retired Marines from Wilmington will be honored in Washington, DC, tomorrow with the Congressional Gold Medal. The men being recognized by President Obama are the first ever African-American Marines.

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Marine lance corporal killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/25/2012 - 9:12pm.

Military officials say a Marine lance corporal based at Camp Lejeune has died in Afghanistan.

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Lejeune Marine charged with murder of 15-year-old girl
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/25/2012 - 9:46am.

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says a Camp Lejeune Marine was in court today accused of killing a 15-year-old girl. Pernell Devon Jones, 24, is charged with first degree murder of the teen Saturday night.

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Camp Lejeune won't reopen highway to civilians
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/11/2012 - 9:43am.

The commander at Camp Lejeune has turned down a request to allow civilians to resume using a state highway that runs through part of the Marine base.

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Wood turners donate walking canes to wounded warriors
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 4:36pm.

A local group of wood turners is sharing their unique skill to reach out to wounded service men and women.The Wilmington Aea Woodturners Association is donating walking canes to injured service men and women at Fort Bragg. With two retired colonels in the group, they wanted to give back.

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NC appeals court upholds case of murdered Lejeune Marine
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 9:49am.

A North Carolina appeals court is upholding the first-degree murder conviction of a former Camp Lejeune Marine who killed his pregnant colleague, then burned and buried her body in his backyard.

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Lejeune Marine stabbed to death in DC; fellow Marine in custody
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 10:42pm.

A Marine is dead and another Marine is in custody after a stabbing incident in Washington, DC, early Saturday morning. The victim has been identified as Philip Bushong, 23, who was based at Camp Lejeune.

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River search suspended for missing Lejeune Marine
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/16/2012 - 9:10pm.

Crews have suspended their search for a Camp Lejeune Marine reported missing in the Cape Fear River. The Public Affair's Office at Camp Lejeune has confirmed he is Lance Cpl. John J. Pruitt of Fontana, CA. He is assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division.

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