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Community reacts to controversial church protesting Wilmington soldier's funeral
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Sun, 10/07/2012 - 10:59pm.

videoA controversial church group known for protesting military funerals says it will come to the Cape Fear to protest the funeral of a Wilmington soldier killed last week in Afghanistan.

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Fallen Wilmington soldier's family releases statement
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 4:44pm.

The wife of a soldier from Wilmington killed in Afghanistan earlier this week released a statement Friday.

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Get dirty to make a difference
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 6:33am.

Time is running out to register for this weekend's Combat Mud Run to benefit injured service members. All money raised stays local.

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National Guard confirms details of Wilmington soldier's death
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 11:18am.

The body of a Wilmington soldier killed in Afghanistan is back on American soil. Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV’s body arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware last night. Fellow service members made what the military calls the dignified transfer in the rain. There is no word yet on when Butler’s body will return to Wilmington.

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Wilmington soldier killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 10:59pm.

video A Wilmington man is among three American soldiers killed in Afghanistan yesterday. Sgt. Thomas J. Butler, known as T.J., was killed in action. His body will arrive back in the United States tonight.

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Red Cross looking for 'Holiday Mail for Heroes'
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 3:46pm.

The American Red Cross is getting in the Christmas spirit for the military. Instead of sending a letter to Santa, why not send one to a soldier.

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Military wounded warriors ride in parade from Southport
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 7:36am.

Supporters of the military's Wounded Warriors group are organizing a welcome home parade along the North Carolina coast.

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82nd CAB helicopters arrive at Port of Wilmington after yearlong deployment
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/24/2012 - 3:06pm.

Don't be surprised if you see a few dozen military helicopters over the Port City the next couple of weeks. They're on their way home from Afghanistan.

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Purple Heart being returned to NC family
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sat, 09/22/2012 - 4:06pm.

A Purple Heart found in a box of memorabilia in Jacksonville is headed to the family of the man who received the prestigious recognition in 1943.

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CFCC recognized as military friendly again
Submitted by IE on Tue, 09/18/2012 - 3:21pm.

GI Jobs Magazine has named Cape Fear Community College a "Military Friendly School" for a second year in a row.

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