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Charged general's wife: Long war hurts families

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The wife of an Army general facing sexual misconduct charges at Fort Bragg has written an opinion piece saying the stresses of a decade of war contributed to several recent high-profile military sex scandals. Full story...
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Battleship North Carolina sending cards to veterans

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video The Battleship North Carolina is asking for help to make the holidays brighter for our veterans by sending them Christmas Cards. Full story...
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Distinguished WWII veteran mourned

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Family and friends paid final respects today to a distinguished World War II veteran. Morton Salk of Wilmington died Saturday. He was 93. Full story...
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Viewers honor loved ones on Veterans Day

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video This Veterans Day we asked you to send in pictures of your favorite service members. We are proud to share our veterans with you and thank each and every man and woman who has served our country and those who continue to protect our freedom. Full story...
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Veterans honored at annual ceremony

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video Wilmington National Cemetery was full of people supporting our troops, both past and present. Full story...
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Massing of the Colors honors Veterans

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video Our nation's veterans were honored at a Massing of the Colors ceremony at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Homeless man's death raises questions about support for veterans

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video Monday we told you about a man found dead and burned at a homeless camp in Wilmington. Friends tell us he was a veteran. That's leading many to question whether we are doing enough to support our returning troops. Full story...
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Sergeant found guilty on 1 count in soldier death

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A military jury has found an Army sergeant guilty on one of three charges in the hazing-related death of Pvt. Danny Chen. Sgt. Jeffrey T. Hurst was found not guilty Friday of hazing and maltreatment. He was found guilty of dereliction of duty. Full story...
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Event aims to help veterans find jobs

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video Veterans gathered at a Resource Expo and Job Fair to learn about employment opportunities after their military service is completed. Members at the Manley Reese VFW Post in Wilmington are working hard to make sure our veterans have jobs when they come home. Full story...
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81 families step up to host Marines at Thanksgiving

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Port City Java has enough families to host Marines for its second annual Make a Marine's Thanksgiving drive. Port City Java CEO Steve Schnitzler says all 165 Marines from Camp Lejeune will have a family to spend the day with. Full story...
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Hearing airs sex crimes case against US general

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US Army prosecutors are charging a general with sex crimes against five women, including four military subordinates and a civilian. The first details of the charges filed in September emerged at a military justice hearing Monday for Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair at Fort Bragg. Full story...
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Hearing set for US general charged with sex crimes

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Fort Bragg officials will hold a preliminary hearing to determine if there's enough evidence for an Army general charged with sex crimes to face trial. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines train at Fort Bragg

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Marines from Camp Lejeune have headed inland to train at Fort Bragg with the Army. The Fayetteville Observer reported the 10th Marine Regiment is training at Fort Bragg until Oct. 26. Full story...
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Old photo's link to Wilmington helps revive memories of 'forgotten war'

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video A photograph taken 62 years ago of two American soldiers in the heat of battle in Korea is impressive enough, but the photo is only the beginning of an amazing story that leads all the way back to Wilmington. Full story...
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Fort Bragg-based soldier killed in Afghanistan

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A soldier from Arizona and based at Fort Bragg has died from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations in Afghanistan. Full story...
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