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Retired Army K9 reunited with handler

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video What would you do if you found out that your family pet actually belonged to someone else? A Whiteville woman adopted a retired Army K9 just three weeks ago, and now she’s giving him up to the man she says is his rightful owner. Full story...
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Army general fined, reprimanded in sex case

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An army general avoided jail time and was reprimanded and fined a total of $20,000 for inappropriate relationships with three subordinates in a closely watched court case. Full story...
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Judge accepts plea deal in Army general sex case

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A military judge has accepted an Army general's guilty pleas on lesser charges in a deal that includes the dropping of sexual assault charges against him. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine to become unit's first female sergeant major

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Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Lanette Wright is becoming the first female senior enlisted leader of a Marine Expeditionary Unit. Wright is scheduled to take over Friday in a 1 p.m. ceremony. Full story...
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Tumult over military sexual assaults far from over

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The turmoil over how to end an epidemic of sexual assaults in the US military is far from over as Congress haggles over legislative remedies and new details emerge about a high-profile case involving an Army general and a female captain. Full story...
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Judge won't dismiss general's sex assault charges

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A military judge has declined to dismiss sexual assault charges against an Army general. Judge Col. James Pohl on Monday offered the defense team to let a different commanding general and prosecutors consider a plea deal that was previously rejected. Full story...
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Soldier surprises family during Mardi Gras celebration

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video After six months of deployment in Romania, Mike Haskett is giving his kids a big Mardi Gras surprise. Full story...
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REPORT IT: Brunswick Co. soldier surprises wife, daughter with early homecoming

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videoA Brunswick County woman and her daughter got quite the surprise for mom's birthday earlier this week. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine killed by IED

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A Purple Heart recipient stationed in North Carolina has died after being wounded by an IED while serving in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

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A Camp Lejeune marine stationed in Afghanistan is dead due to injuries suffered from an IED. The Heartland Worship Center in Kentucky posted Saturday morning on Facebook that 36-year-old Aaron Torian, husband and father of three, was critically injured by an IED during patrol. Full story...
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Former Fort Bragg soldier again appeals conviction

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A former Fort Bragg soldier convicted in a triple slaying in 1985 has again appealed his conviction in military court. Full story...
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Fact to fiction novel remembers 'The Things They Carried'

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video Vietnam veteran Tim O’Brien turned fact into fiction in his war novel ‘The Things They Carried’ as he shared his war experience and a soldiers battle from within. Full story...
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NC Air Force base opens new radar control facility

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An upgrade of the radar tracking system at a North Carolina Air Force base is passing a milestone. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

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A U.S. Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Wash., died Wednesday in Helmand Province. Full story...
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Red Cross delivers Christmas cheer to military

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video 'Tis the season for holiday cheer. American Red Cross volunteers here in the Port City spent their day delivering cookies and cards to military installations across our area. Full story...
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