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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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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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