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Marine Corps

Camp Lejeune Marine dies from gunshot while guarding Main Gate

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videoA Camp Lejeune Marine standing guard at the base's Main Gate is dead after he was shot by a bullet from another Marine's rifle. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty in murder of Camp Lejeune Marine

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A man has admitted to shooting and killing a Camp Lejeune Marine in 2012. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune exercise will include shooter scenario

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Camp Lejeune Marines will hold a four-day exercise to test the base's ability to respond to a crisis while working with various groups. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine to become unit's first female sergeant major

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Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Lanette Wright is becoming the first female senior enlisted leader of a Marine Expeditionary Unit. Wright is scheduled to take over Friday in a 1 p.m. ceremony. Full story...
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Marines make historical march

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videoMore than 150 Marines descended on Carolina Beach for a 9-mile hike to learn detailed lessons about the Civil War. Full story...
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Marine reunited with four-legged war buddy

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videoMany people form strong bonds with man's best friend. A New Hanover County Marine made his canine friendship while deployed in Afghanistan. Now man and dog are back together again. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine killed by IED

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A Purple Heart recipient stationed in North Carolina has died after being wounded by an IED while serving in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

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A Camp Lejeune marine stationed in Afghanistan is dead due to injuries suffered from an IED. The Heartland Worship Center in Kentucky posted Saturday morning on Facebook that 36-year-old Aaron Torian, husband and father of three, was critically injured by an IED during patrol. Full story...
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Marines and sailors help seniors celebrate Valentine's Day

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This Valentine's Day Marines and Sailors helped spread love to seniors at the Davis Community in Wilmington. Forty-five young men and women from the 2nd Marine Division COMREL/COMSERV visited with residents. Full story...
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Cancelled flights ruin a Marine’s wedding day

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video Thursday offered a bit of relief for travelers who have been stranded for days, but not for a Marine trying to get home to his bride to be. Full story...
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Two missing Camp Lejeune Marines killed in wreck on Catfish Lake Road

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videoTwo missing Camp Lejeune Marines were found dead in an overturned car late Tuesday night. The Highway Patrol responded to the scene on Catfish Lake Road in the Croatan National Forest. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

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A U.S. Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Wash., died Wednesday in Helmand Province. Full story...
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Suspect in Jacksonville sex extortion case facing more charges

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videoMore charges have been filed against an Onslow County man already accused of luring a Marine into a home and coercing the victim to perform a sex act. Full story...
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Texas based non-profit looks to help local veterans

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videoA Texas based non-profit agency aimed at preventing homelessness among veterans expanded to North Carolina this year. Family Endeavors opened offices in Charlotte, Fayetteville, and Jacksonville. Combined, the three offices work with more than 40 counties across the state. Full story...
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UPDATE: Second Marine claims to be victim in sex extortion case

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videoAccording to warrants from the Jacksonville Police Department, the investigation began when the Marine told officers Wednesday that he had met a person he thought was a female on the social networking site, MeetMe.com. The Marine said he agreed to meet this person at a home on King Street in Jacksonville. Full story...
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