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Camp Lejeune

WPD cites Lejeune Marine for jumping into river

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videoWilmington Police cited a Camp Lejeune Marine last week for jumping into and swimming across the Cape Fear River. A police department spokeswoman says officers responded around 1:49 a.m. Friday to a call about someone jumping into the river in the 100 block of Water Street downtown. Full story...
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Residents near New River warned of loud explosions

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Officials at Camp Lejeune are warning nearby residents that they might hear periodic explosions as unexploded ordnance is destroyed. A spokesman says Marines are blowing up mostly old rifle and rocket grenades or mortar rounds used on the training ranges. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines train, prepare for amphibious emergency

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Members of the Marine Corps Combat Logistics Battalion 24 are training to support civilian authorities in the event of a state or national emergency. Full story...
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Flap continues over Lejeune health assessment

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videoA bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Centers for Disease Control to complete a new, comprehensive report on the health effects of toxic tap water at the Camp Lejeune Marine base. Full story...
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Marine who shot urination video pleads guilty

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videoA Marine who shot a video of Marines urinating on Taliban fighters two years ago has pleaded guilty and been demoted. Full story...
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Ex-Camp Lejeune Marine sentenced for crash that killed sister in Maine

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A former Camp Lejeune Marine has been sentenced to four years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed his sister and her boyfriend in Maine. Full story...
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Combat Logistics Battalion 8 returning to NC base

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The 2nd Marine Logistics Group is hosting a homecoming for about 100 Marines and sailors. The event is scheduled for Thursday for the members of Combat Logistics Battalion 8. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines, sailors to deploy to Afghanistan

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Some 1,000 Marines and sailors are leaving Camp Lejeune for a six-month deployment in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Lejeune announces furlough-related closures and changes

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Camp Lejeune will soon start seeing the effects of impending furloughs of Department of Defense civilians. The changes impact everything from the Visitors Center to schools on base. Full story...
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Marines: Human error to blame for deadly accident

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A military investigation has determined human error was to blame for a March mortar explosion that killed seven US Marines in Nevada. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine suspected in Texas shootings, Jacksonville homicide

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Officials say a Camp Lejeune Marine suspected in a string of West Texas shootings that left one person dead and five wounded was sought for questioning in an Onslow County homicide. Full story...
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Deputies: Camp Lejeune Marine threatens estranged wife, fellow Marine

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A Camp Lejeune Marine, considered armed, dangerous and homicidal, has been arrested after he allegedly threatened his estranged wife and a fellow Marine. Full story...
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3 relieved of command in Marine training accident

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videoThree officers at Camp Lejeune have been relieved of command following a March training accident in Nevada in which seven Marines were killed. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune cancels 4th of July fireworks

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Base leaders at Camp Lejeune have decided to cancel this year's 4th of July event for the public to minimize the fiscal impact on vital programs affected by sequestration. Full story...
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UPDATE: Brother says 2 Marines were killed by Afghan soldier

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The brother of a New York native killed in Afghanistan says his sibling and another Marine were slain by an Afghan soldier they were training. Full story...
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