Camp Lejeune
8th Marine dies after Nevada mortar explosion
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 1:09pm.

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.

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New report reveals Lejeune water contamination began earlier
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 10:59pm.

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.

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Burr bill extends coverage for Lejeune toxic water
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 1:37pm.

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.

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Marine sought in baby's death kills himself
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 9:23am.

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.

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Marine charged with murder in death of infant son
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 11:48am.

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.

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More Marines charged over corpse urination video
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 3:24pm.

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.

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Panetta proposes cap on military salary raises
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 10:34pm.

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.

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Camp Lejeune sergeant pleads guilty to bribery charge
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 6:59am.

videoA Camp Lejeune gunnery sergeant pleaded guilty in federal court to a soliciting bribes from a government contractor while deployed to Iraq.

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Agency: Camp Lejeune water contaminated in 1953
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 3:09pm.

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.

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FIRST ON 3: Marine pleads guilty in urination case; deal limits sentence
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 11:59pm.

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.

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