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Camp Lejeune

8th Marine dies after Nevada mortar explosion

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A Veterans of Foreign Wars official says an eighth Marine has died after a mortar shell explosion during mountain warfare training in Nevada's high desert. Full story...
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New report reveals Lejeune water contamination began earlier

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videoMarines at Camp Lejeune put their lives on the line for our country, but a study released today shows many of them and their families were being poisoned by water on base even longer than thought. Full story...
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Burr bill extends coverage for Lejeune toxic water

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videoA US senator from North Carolina has filed a bill to make more Marines and their families eligible for health care for illnesses suffered because of toxic drinking water at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Marine sought in baby's death kills himself

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Authorities are scheduled to discuss the details after a U.S. Marine wanted for questioning in the death of his 11-month-old child was found dead. Full story...
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Marine charged with murder in death of infant son

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videoA Marine from Camp Lejeune has been charged with murder in the death of his 2-month-old son. Twenty-seven-year-old Sgt. Jordan Thomas King had been in jail on a count of child abuse after he brought his son to the Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune last Friday. Full story...
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More Marines charged over corpse urination video

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videoTwo more Marines face criminal charges over a 2011 YouTube video showing members of a sniper platoon urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Panetta proposes cap on military salary raises

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video Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Wednesday laid out a grim list of spending cuts the Pentagon will have to make in the coming weeks that he said will seriously damage the country's economy and degrade the military's ability to respond to a crisis. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune sergeant pleads guilty to bribery charge

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videoA Camp Lejeune gunnery sergeant pleaded guilty in federal court to a soliciting bribes from a government contractor while deployed to Iraq. Full story...
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Agency: Camp Lejeune water contaminated in 1953

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video Many more Marines and their relatives could be eligible for compensation for illnesses because a federal agency determined that the water at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune was contaminated four years earlier than thought. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Marine pleads guilty in urination case; deal limits sentence

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video He once fought for his country as a scout sniper during the war in Afghanistan. The Marine's conduct in battle, though, could have cost him his military career, but it won't. Full story...
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Court-martial next week for Marine accused of urinating on dead bodies

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videoThe court-martial for a Marine accused of urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters in 2011 will begin next week at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Controlled burns planned at Camp Lejeune

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Officials plan controlled burns at Camp Lejeune to reduce the possibility of forest fires. The Camp Lejeune Environmental Management Division has started lighting fires on forestry parts of the base and will continue the process for the next eight months. Full story...
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NC military bases to review school security

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Schools on North Carolina's big military bases are reviewing security procedures after last week's mass killing of students in Connecticut. Full story...
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Marine in NC charged with killing fellow Marine

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Authorities say a Marine at Camp Lejeune has been charged with murder in the off-base shooting death of a fellow Marine in his same division. Full story...
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McCrory, Perdue traveling to NC military bases

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Gov. Bev Perdue is introducing successor Pat McCrory to leaders at the state's military bases in a whirlwind one-day trip through eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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