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ONLY ON 3: Injured Wilmington soldier competes in Warrior Games
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 3:36pm.

video An explosion in Iraq paralyzed a soldier, but it was not enough to wound the Wilmington native's spirit. Lt. Col. Danny Dudek is competing right now in the Warrior Games in Colorado.

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Fort-Bragg-based soldier killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 04/30/2012 - 9:37pm.

The Department of Defense says a soldier based at Fort Bragg has died in Afghanistan.

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Lejeune Marine stabbed to death in DC; fellow Marine in custody
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 04/21/2012 - 10:42pm.

A Marine is dead and another Marine is in custody after a stabbing incident in Washington, DC, early Saturday morning. The victim has been identified as Philip Bushong, 23, who was based at Camp Lejeune.

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Navy jet crashes into Virginia apartments, pilots eject
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/06/2012 - 1:47pm.

A local official says it appears two Navy pilots dumped fuel from a fighter jet before it crashed into a Virginia apartment complex, and that likely prevented the resulting fire from being far worse.

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Gov. Perdue pays tribute to NC military children
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 04/01/2012 - 10:19pm.

A month of activities and official recognition has been proclaimed to pay tribute to the more than 100,000 North Carolina children whose parents serve in the U.S. military.

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Combat Mud Run benefits Step up for Soldiers
Submitted by wway news on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 5:57pm.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fire on board delays Diligence departure
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 10:22am.

A last-minute change in plans for the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence this morning. It was scheduled to leave on a new mission, but a problem on board will keep the ship in port.

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Diligence sets sail Thursday morning
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/28/2012 - 4:23pm.

After being home in the Port City for a couple months, the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is heading back out to sea.

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Weather threat cancels weekends activities
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/23/2012 - 3:25pm.

The threat of severe weather Saturday has forced the cancellation of some planned events, including a walk-a-thon for injured members of the military and the Fire in the Lakes Festival in Brunswick County.

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ONLY ON 3: 3rd grader with big heart trying to help injured military
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 2:50pm.

video A small boy, with a big heart. A third grader has organized a walk-a-thon to help raise money for injured troops. His mom says altruism is nothing new for this New Hanover County student.

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