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NC Marine Corps air base in big expansion phase

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The military's big expansion in North Carolina continues as the Marine Corps builds a $140 million mega-hangar to hold four squadrons of a revolutionary aircraft. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 41 years later, Vietnam vet reunites with war buddy feared dead

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video A Brunswick County veteran had a very special reunion recently with who he long thought was a fallen comrade. Jim Milstead was a riverboat officer in Vietnam. Last month he met up with a friend he thought died more than 40 years ago. Full story...
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North Carolina to honor Tuskegee Airmen at Capitol

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The state of North Carolina is planning a tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen at the State Capitol. Full story...
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Film about Lejeune Marine's struggle gets Oscar nod

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A documentary film about a Camp Lejeune Marine who returns from war in Afghanistan wounded and struggling to rebuild his life is among the nominees for an Academy Award. Full story...
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Pentagon: 2 North Carolina units to Afghanistan

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The Department of Defense says more than 6,000 soldiers with units at Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Fort Stewart in Georgia are heading to Afghanistan in the spring. Full story...
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Diligence returns home after spending holidays at sea

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The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is back home. After a 45-day deployment, the Diligence docked back in Wilmington this morning. Full story...
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Change in GI Bill affects NC veterans in school

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A recent change in federal law could mean huge tuition bills for hundreds of military veterans in North Carolina looking to attend college. Full story...
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President, first lady to visit Fort Bragg next week

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The White House said President Obama will give a speech Wednesday about his decision to finish the war in Iraq at the end of the month and what it means for the nation's future. Full story...
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Wreaths Across America to honor fallen heroes Saturday

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More than 340,000 wreaths are on the move right now, all part of Wreaths Across America. Each year the organization coordinates hundreds of wreath-laying ceremonies on the second Saturday of December to honor and remember those who have served our country. Full story...
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Pearl Harbor survivors group: We will disband

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An association of Pearl Harbor survivors founded in 1958 has announced they will be disbanding at the end of the month. Full story...
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Community steps up to open hearts, homes to Marines on Thanksgiving

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With the help of 27 host families, a bus load of 54 Marines will make their way to the port Port City for a delicious meal and hospitality this Thanksgiving. Full story...
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UNCW honors veterans at 11th hour of 11th day of 11th month

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At 11 a.m., the same hour of the cease fire that ended World War I, UNC Wilmington honored those who have fought for the United States through the years. Full story...
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Veterans remember during ceremony at National Cemetery

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video Hundreds of patriotic Americans gathered at Wilmington's National Cemetery today. It was in part a chance to mourn and a time to honor veterans and active service members. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: D-Day veteran remembers day that changed history

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video There are many stories and many heroes on this Veterans Day, but World War II veterans are, sadly, a dying breed. Bill Pepe was in one of the most infamous battles of the war. "On D-Day I found myself on Omaha Beach," Pepe said. Full story...
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CFCC honors veterans at annual ceremony

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As it does each Veterans Day, Cape Fear Community College took time today to honor the men and women who have served our country in the armed forces. Full story...
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