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Two Fort Bragg soldiers face teen murder charges

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A Fort Bragg spokesman says the two men charged with killing a North Carolina teen and dumping his body are soldiers in the 82nd Airborne Division. Full story...
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Golf course honors rescue workers, military with free round

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This week Castle Bay Country Club and Golf Course in Hampstead is inviting all active duty military, police, fire and EMS to join them for a free round of golf. The deal includes green fees and cart rental. All you need is an active ID card and clubs. Full story...
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Military towns lead NC in personal income growth

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North Carolina's two largest military bases are providing the economic boost for personal pocketbooks in their hometowns. Full story...
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Former Army official sentenced for bribes involving equipment for wounded soldiers

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A former Army acquisition official from Colorado has been sentenced to six years in prison for extorting money from companies looking to provide stretchers to military vehicles. Full story...
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Packages from Home heading to military overseas

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videoSoon hundreds of brave men and women overseas will receive a little piece of home. It's all made possible by members of the community, who donated and volunteered their time to send Packages from Home. Full story...
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4 killed in Afghanistan crash had NC ties

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Four of the military personnel killed when a helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan had ties to North Carolina. Full story...
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Classic Jeep helps raise awareness, money for military groups

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A classic car is touring the southeast for a good cause, but this vehicle isn't shiny or sleek. A 1952 Willys CJ-3 Jeep along with a USO jeep crew are giving area residents the chance to give video salutes to the military. Full story...
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Jacksonville SEAL killed in Afghan crash recalled as daring

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Family and friends are remembering a Navy SEAL killed in a weekend helicopter attack in Afghanistan as physically slight but ever ready to take on a challenge. Full story...
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McIntyre wants Wilmington designated "American World War II City"

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Rep. Mike McIntyre wants the US House to designate a city each year as an "American World War II City," and he wants Wilmington to top the list. Full story...
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Army dedicates headquarters building at Bragg

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The Army has dedicated a new building to serve as the combined headquarters of Forces Command and US Army Reserve Command at Fort Bragg. Full story...
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Spokesman: Bragg contractor's death was accident

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A spokesman for the special forces school says the shooting death of a government contractor last summer at Fort Bragg was an accident. Full story...
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Photographers help bridge distance for military families

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videoPicture this: A local non-profit is spanning the distance between military families while on deployment one photo shoot at a time. HeartsApart.org works to capture memories in pictures for military families that they can cherish at home or away. Full story...
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Shirts on, iPods off when jogging at Lejeune

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Military and civilian personnel at Camp Lejeune are being reminded that they should jog with their shirts on and without iPods while jogging on the base. Full story...
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Donations soon to be Packages from Home

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Some of our nation's finest will be receiving some packages from home in the next few weeks. Full story...
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First Lady to help with NC 'Extreme Makeover' home

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First lady Michelle Obama will participate in an episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" that features a boarding house being built in North Carolina for homeless women veterans. Full story...
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