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Local Army veteran meets Prince Harry

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video A wounded Army veteran from Wilmington got to meet royalty last weekend. Full story...
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US Army general facing sex charges back in court

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Prosecutors have agreed to drop an alcohol-related charge against a US Army general accused of sexual misconduct. Full story...
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Fayetteville considers memorial for military dogs

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A Fayetteville group is proposing the creation of a memorial for dogs who have died while serving in the military. Full story...
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Repairs done, Diligence heads back out on patrol

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The nearly 50-year-old vessel recently went through months of repairs. Crew members say after her tune-up, she's ready for smooth sailing on the open sea.video Full story...
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Judge: Soldier premeditated Iraq killings of Wilmington Navy officer, four soldiers

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A military judge has found Army Sgt. John Russell guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq. Full story...
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ECU student held on military desertion charge

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An East Carolina University student is in custody after authorities discovered he was wanted on a federal warrant for deserting the military. Full story...
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Marine comes home to surprise home makeover

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videoA Wilmington Marine came home from deployment this morning to a surprise and home makeover. Friends, family and people from the community lined the streets outside Capt, Murphy's home on Wrightsville Ave. The TV production "Home Again" and volunteers spent months remodeling the backyard while he was gone. Full story...
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2 Camp Lejeune Marines killed in Afghanistan

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Two members of a Marine Corps Special Operations Battalion based at Camp Lejeune have been killed in Afghanistan. Full story...
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VA officially opens long-awaited superclinic in Wilmington

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video Today was the grand opening for the long-awaited VA regional superclinic. The 80,000 square foot facility will allow veterans to receive a new array of services, including day surgery, mental health, cardiology and MRIs. Full story...
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Marines don't disclose hearing in urination case

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videoMarine Corps officials say a key court hearing was held at Camp Lejeune last week for the only officer charged over a 2011 YouTube video showing snipers urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan. But they say they forgot to provide the public notice. Full story...
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Soldier journalists get lessons in TV from WWAY

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videoWWAY is proud to host some soldiers from Fort Bragg as guests this week. Bravo Company 3rd Military Information Support Battalion A is the Department of Defense's only unit whose mission is to disseminate information throughout various broadcast platforms worldwide. Full story...
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Motions hearings conclude in Army sex charge trial

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More hearings are planned next month for motions before the court martial of a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct. Full story...
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Motions hearings conclude in Army sex charge trial

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More hearings are planned next month for motions before the court martial of a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct. Full story...
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Profiles of Marines killed in Nevada training explosion

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A mortar shell explosion Monday at an Army depot in Hawthorne, Nev., killed seven Marines and injured eight other servicemen. Here are profiles of victims identified by family members. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Civil War vet William Loring travels and fights for Egyptian Army

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videoWilliam Loring led a military career that saw him fight for three different flags over five decades. The most interesting of which being his time spent in Egypt. Full story...
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