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Marine Corps

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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Marine dies in skydiving accident

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video When Cherilyn McGraw won a skydiving trip on the Ellen DeGeneres Show it was supposed to be a trip of a lifetime for she and her husband, but unfortunately that dream trip turned into a nightmare when her husband tragically passed away. Full story...
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CDC: Water at Lejeune linked to birth defects

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video A long-awaited study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a US Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers. Full story...
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Port City families host Marines on Thanksgiving

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video Thanksgiving is a day meant to be shared with family and friends, but some here in the Port City chose to invite strangers into their homes. Full story...
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Hundreds attend funeral of Lejeune Marine killed in Duplin Co. plane crash

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videoHe died in a plane crash while on his way to a fellow Marine's funeral. On Tuesday, it was his own funeral that drew hundreds of mourners. Full story...
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Friend remembers Marine killed in crash as investigation continues

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videoFederal investigators are on scene investigating a plane crash that killed a pilot in Duplin County. Crews found the wreckage around 10 p.m. Monday less than a mile north of the Kenansville airport. The pilot was found dead inside the fuselage. Full story...
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Former Marine says all are welcome in his downtown bar

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videoIt looks like a bar and it sounds like a bar, but the Pour House in Downtown Wilmington stands out from other places like it. Full story...
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USMC adopts male caps for all Marines

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The Commandant of the Marine Corps has approved the Marine Corps Uniform Board's recommendation to adopt the male dress and service cap as the universal dress and service cap for all Marines Full story...
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Military wife collects gloves for deployed Marines

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videoThe winter months are cold months in Afghanistan. When the desert sun goes down, temperatures dive too. But one military spouse is doing her part to help those serving a deployment. Full story...
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