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Marine Corps

Marines name general to handle video probes

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The Marine Corps on Friday laid the groundwork for deciding what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken in the case of an Internet video purporting to show Marine snipers urinating on dead bodies in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Jacksonville residents react to Marine web video

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video The recently surfaced web video reportedly shows Marines from Camp Lejeune urinating on dead Taliban bodies. After showing it to folks in Jacksonville, where most either know a Marine or have previously served in the Corps, we got mixed reactions. Full story...
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Marines in urinating video from Lejeune; USMC commandant responds

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An official says the Marine Corps has identified at least two of the four Marines in an internet video that purports to depict them urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Raleigh man to be sentenced on gun export charges

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A former U.S. Marine who smuggled dozens of pistols into the United Kingdom is scheduled to be sentenced in a federal court in Greenville. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. Commissioner denies being part of Lejeune water cover-up

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video The effects of the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune continue to ripple across the community. As one retired Marine continues to speak out about the controversy, he's making some serious allegations against a New Hanover County Commissioner. Full story...
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Wilmington families open hearts and homes to Marines

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video Port City Java organized the event that brought more than 50 Marines into Wilmington, pairing them off with families that were grateful for their service and happy to feed a few more. Full story...
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Community steps up to open hearts, homes to Marines on Thanksgiving

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With the help of 27 host families, a bus load of 54 Marines will make their way to the port Port City for a delicious meal and hospitality this Thanksgiving. Full story...
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Justices hear appeal of Marine convicted of killing pregnant comrade

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A former Marine convicted of killing a fellow Marine wants his conviction overturned. Today the state court of appeals heard arguments from both sides in the case. Full story...
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Families sought to host Marines for Thanksgiving

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video Port City Java is organizing a Make a Marine's Thanksgiving drive. They're looking for 27 families to host two Marines each from Camp Lejeune Thanksgiving Day from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. You can feed them lunch, watch some football, or do whatever your family does to celebrate the holiday. Full story...
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Hundreds gather outside Lejeune to honor victims of Beirut bombing

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video Nearly three decades later, the bombing of the Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, still lingers. October 23, 1983, was the deadliest day the Corps had seen since Iwo Jima. Hundreds gathered to remember that day and honor those they lost during a ceremony in Jacksonville. Full story...
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Marines to allow troops to wear KIA bracelets

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The commandant of the Marine Corps is changing the rule that bans troops from wearing bracelets commemorating friends killed in action, settling a flap that has roiled some in the force. Full story...
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USMC cracks down on KIA bracelets

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video The KIA, or Killed In Action bracelets, are worn by Marines in honor of friends who died serving their country. But the Marine Corps does not allow jewelry, which has some Marines demanding an exception be made to the rule. Full story...
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NC trial focuses on plot to kill service personnel

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Federal prosecutors have begun introducing their case against three North Carolina men accused of plotting terrorist attacks. Full story...
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Lejeune Marines participate in Adrenalin Rush

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A new program will help Camp Lejeune Marines adjust to life at home after the stress of a combat zone with excursions such as whitewater rafting trips. Full story...
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NC trial focuses on plot to kill service personnel

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Federal prosecutors say they will show three Raleigh men were part of a plot to kill soldiers at Fort Bragg and Marines in Virginia. Full story...
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