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NC Veterans Affairs office opens hotline to improve services

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videoThe North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs has started a tip hotline to help improve services at the state's medical facilities for veterans. Full story...
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Officials: Army hospital chief relieved of command

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Two defense officials say the chief of an Army medical center has been relieved of his command because of problems with patient care. The officials say the commander was replaced Tuesday at Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, and three deputies were suspended. Full story...
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Dad surprises family at baseball game

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videoTuesday night was a big night at Topsail High School. Master Gunnery Sergeant Kenneth Kampen surprised his children when he stepped out to throw the opening pitch at Tuesday evening's game. Full story...
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Local veterans cite issues with area VA facilities

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videoAs President Obama promises to fix problems with the Department of Veterans Affair, veterans we spoke with in Wilmington said they are certainly concerned about what's happening with the VA. Full story...
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Durham VA Medical Center workers placed on leave

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Two employees at the Durham VA Medical Center are on administrative leave for what officials call inappropriate scheduling practices. Full story...
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Walking for Warriors

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videoDonna Street is a mover and a shaker so to speak. She's been walking since early February talking to folks and shaking hands along the way. For her it’s not about an organization or a donation it’s all about the walk. Full story...
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Welcome home Vietnam Vets decades after their service

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videoThe Vietnam Veterans were doing a job their country asked them to do, yet many of them never had a proper "Welcome home." Now, a local ceremony will honor them how many argue they should have been honored. Full story...
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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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