Military
ECU student held on military desertion charge
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/10/2013 - 2:55pm.

An East Carolina University student is in custody after authorities discovered he was wanted on a federal warrant for deserting the military.

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Marine comes home to surprise home makeover
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 12:52pm.

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.

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2 Camp Lejeune Marines killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 3:16pm.

Two members of a Marine Corps Special Operations Battalion based at Camp Lejeune have been killed in Afghanistan.

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VA officially opens long-awaited superclinic in Wilmington
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 3:52pm.

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.

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Marines don't disclose hearing in urination case
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 5:54pm.

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.

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Soldier journalists get lessons in TV from WWAY
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/27/2013 - 2:23pm.

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.

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Motions hearings conclude in Army sex charge trial
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 8:05am.

More hearings are planned next month for motions before the court martial of a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct.

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Motions hearings conclude in Army sex charge trial
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 7:54am.

More hearings are planned next month for motions before the court martial of a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct.

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Profiles of Marines killed in Nevada training explosion
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/20/2013 - 1:30pm.

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.

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MARKING HISTORY: Civil War vet William Loring travels and fights for Egyptian Army
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 7:02am.

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.

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