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Vietnam vet to get back dog tag lost during war

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A Vietnam vet will soon hold the dog tag he lost while serving in Vietnam. A group of bikers is making sure the tag gets back to Bill Ritenour. He lost it while serving in Vietnam in the 1960s. Full story...
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Lawmakers question VA's plans to hire more staff

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Federal lawmakers are casting doubts on the adequacy of the Department of Veterans Affairs' plans to hire 1,900 additional workers to improve access to mental health care. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Injured Wilmington soldier competes in Warrior Games

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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. Full story...
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Fort-Bragg-based soldier killed in Afghanistan

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The Department of Defense says a soldier based at Fort Bragg has died in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine stabbed to death in DC; fellow Marine in custody

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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. Full story...
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Navy jet crashes into Virginia apartments, pilots eject

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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. Full story...
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Gov. Perdue pays tribute to NC military children

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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. Full story...
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Combat Mud Run benefits Step up for Soldiers

Step up for Soldiers will host its first ever 5-K "Combat Mud Run" April 14.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fire on board delays Diligence departure

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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. Full story...
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Diligence sets sail Thursday morning

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