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Hagan invites students and counselors to Military Service Academy Day 2013

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Sen. Kay Hagan invites all 7th through 12th grade students and middle and high school counselors from across North Carolina to attend Military Service Academy Day 2013 at Randolph Community College on Saturday, September 21. Full story...
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UNCW Syria expert talks about crisis in war-torn country

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videoUNCW's Dr. Dan Masters stopped by WWAY to talk about the crisis in Syria and what options the U.S. has when it comes to stopping the bloodshed in the war-torn country. Full story...
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President Obama to seek approval from Congress before taking action in Syria

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President Obama announced today that the US should pursue military intervention against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for use of chemical weapons in that country's civil war, but only after his administration seeks approval from Congress. Full story...
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Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting

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A military jury has sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for killing 13 people during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood. Full story...
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Dozens hurt, 1 critical in National Guard bus crash in Iredell Co.

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A bus carrying National Guardsmen has overturned in Iredell County Friday afternoon, officials said. The accident happened on Highway 150/152, just east of Mooresville. Full story...
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NC's first military public charter school celebrates grand opening

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videoNorth Carolina’s first military public charter school celebrated its grand opening today. Students, dressed top to bottom in military uniforms at the new Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy will be getting a different educational experience this year. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Veteran wants to reunite military ID bracelet with its owner

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videoA New Hanover County veteran is searching for the owner of a military ID bracelet he found years ago. Full story...
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WWII Marine Raiders reunite in Wilmington

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videoOn this date in 1945, Japan surrendered to end World War II. Sixty-eight years later, some the elite US Marine Raiders have come together one more time right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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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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