US Army
Soldier surprises family during Mardi Gras celebration
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 03/01/2014 - 7:45pm.

video After six months of deployment in Romania, Mike Haskett is giving his kids a big Mardi Gras surprise.

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US Army general seeks dismissal of sex charges
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 1:14pm.

A US Army general facing court martial on sexual assault charges is again seeking to have the case against him dismissed.

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82nd Airborne paratrooper killed during training
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 4:22pm.

A military official says an 82nd Airborne paratrooper has been killed and two others seriously injured in an explosion during a training exercise at Fort Bragg.

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Lead prosecutor out in US Army general sex case
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 2:24pm.

The lead military prosecutor in the case against a US Army general facing sexual assault charges has resigned, two weeks before a court martial is set to begin.

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Former Fort Bragg soldier again appeals conviction
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 8:56am.

A former Fort Bragg soldier convicted in a triple slaying in 1985 has again appealed his conviction in military court.

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Local Army veteran meets Prince Harry
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 7:38pm.

video A wounded Army veteran from Wilmington got to meet royalty last weekend.

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US Army general facing sex charges back in court
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 10:23am.

Prosecutors have agreed to drop an alcohol-related charge against a US Army general accused of sexual misconduct.

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ONLY ON 3: Mother of fallen soldier remembers son on Christmas
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 12/25/2012 - 11:50pm.

videoChristmas is a time to celebrate and count your blessings, but this holiday season has been especially tough for the Butler family. Army Sgt. T.J. Butler was killed in action in October by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Now, his family is trying to figure out how to celebrate Christmas while remembering their own angel.

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Fallen soldier returns home to Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:29am.

video Fallen soldier Sgt. Thomas J. Butler has returned home for the last time. His body arrived at Wilmington International Airport around 9:30 a.m.

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Funeral arrangements set for Sgt. T.J. Butler; protest, show of support planned
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 3:20pm.

video A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, 411 Market Street, Wilmington, with Dr. Jim Everette officiating. Interment will follow in Wilmington National Cemetery with full military honors.

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