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MARKING HISTORY: Adam Empie

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videoAdam Empie, was a pioneering chaplain at West Point as well as a minister at St. James Parish. Full story...
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Marine who shot urination video pleads guilty

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videoA Marine who shot a video of Marines urinating on Taliban fighters two years ago has pleaded guilty and been demoted. Full story...
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Thanks to all who donated to Packages from Home

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videoThank you to everyone who donated to this year's Step up for Soldiers Packages from Home drive. Full story...
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Combat Logistics Battalion 8 returning to NC base

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The 2nd Marine Logistics Group is hosting a homecoming for about 100 Marines and sailors. The event is scheduled for Thursday for the members of Combat Logistics Battalion 8. Full story...
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Diligence welcomes new commander

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videoThe Coast Guard Cutter Diligence welcomed a new leader during a change-of-command ceremony today. Cmdr. Jeffrey K. Randall relieved Cmdr. Douglas D. Goodwin, who served as the ship's commanding officer the past two years. Full story...
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Wilmington military facility to be renamed in honor of fallen soldier Saturday

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videoThe National Guard will rename the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Wilmington this weekend after a fallen soldier. The building on Carolina Beach Road will be named in honor of Sgt. Thomas J. (T.J.) Butler IV. Full story...
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Lejeune announces furlough-related closures and changes

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Camp Lejeune will soon start seeing the effects of impending furloughs of Department of Defense civilians. The changes impact everything from the Visitors Center to schools on base. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 40 years later, Vietnam vet gets Bronze Star

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videoIt's a military honor four decades overdue. Lost in paper work for years, a Leland man discovered accidentally he was awarded one of the army's top honors, which he finally received today. Full story...
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General accused of sex assault wants Panetta email

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Lawyers representing a U.S. Army general facing sexual assault charges are asking a military judge to force prosecutors to turn over any e-mails related to the case sent or received by former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Full story...
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Army to cut brigades at 10 US bases

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The US Army is slashing the number of combat brigades from 45 to 33, and shifting thousands of soldiers out of bases around the county as it moves forward with the long-planned move to cut the size of the service by 80,000. Full story...
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Armed Forces Reserve Center to bear fallen soldier's name

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videoWilmington's Armed Forces Reserve Center says it will rename the building after a Pender County native killed overseas. Sgt. T.J. Butler died in an explosion in Afghanistan last year. Full story...
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Funeral honors veterans unclaimed by family

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videoThere was a different kind of funeral service in Wilmington today, as a funeral home held a memorial for three veterans unclaimed by their families for various reasons. Full story...
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Battleship marks Memorial Day with 48th annual service

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video People in the Port City Celebrated this Memorial Day in a variety of ways, including the 48th Annual Memorial Day Service on The Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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Memorial Day events in the Cape Fear

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In honor of Memorial Day, several events are scheduled in the Cape Fear to celebrate and remember fallen servicemen. Full story...
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HAPPENING TODAY: Memorial Day freebies, military discounts

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Memorial Day is a day to honor and remember those who have died serving our country. Along with the many ceremonies and services going on to mark the holiday, businesses in the area are offering discounts and freebies to active military and veterans. Full story...
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