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Marine Corps

Residents near New River warned of loud explosions

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Officials at Camp Lejeune are warning nearby residents that they might hear periodic explosions as unexploded ordnance is destroyed. A spokesman says Marines are blowing up mostly old rifle and rocket grenades or mortar rounds used on the training ranges. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines train, prepare for amphibious emergency

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Members of the Marine Corps Combat Logistics Battalion 24 are training to support civilian authorities in the event of a state or national emergency. Full story...
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Flap continues over Lejeune health assessment

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videoA bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Centers for Disease Control to complete a new, comprehensive report on the health effects of toxic tap water at the Camp Lejeune Marine base. Full story...
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WWII Marine Raiders reunite in Wilmington

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videoOn this date in 1945, Japan surrendered to end World War II. Sixty-eight years later, some the elite US Marine Raiders have come together one more time right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Marine who shot urination video pleads guilty

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videoA Marine who shot a video of Marines urinating on Taliban fighters two years ago has pleaded guilty and been demoted. Full story...
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Ex-Camp Lejeune Marine sentenced for crash that killed sister in Maine

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A former Camp Lejeune Marine has been sentenced to four years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed his sister and her boyfriend in Maine. Full story...
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Combat Logistics Battalion 8 returning to NC base

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The 2nd Marine Logistics Group is hosting a homecoming for about 100 Marines and sailors. The event is scheduled for Thursday for the members of Combat Logistics Battalion 8. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marines, sailors to deploy to Afghanistan

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Some 1,000 Marines and sailors are leaving Camp Lejeune for a six-month deployment in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Lejeune announces furlough-related closures and changes

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Camp Lejeune will soon start seeing the effects of impending furloughs of Department of Defense civilians. The changes impact everything from the Visitors Center to schools on base. Full story...
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Marines: Osprey sparks grass fire at NC bomb range

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The Marine Corps says an Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft sparked a grass fire at a North Carolina bombing range, resulting in minor damage. 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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Marines: Human error to blame for deadly accident

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A military investigation has determined human error was to blame for a March mortar explosion that killed seven US Marines in Nevada. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine suspected in Texas shootings, Jacksonville homicide

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Officials say a Camp Lejeune Marine suspected in a string of West Texas shootings that left one person dead and five wounded was sought for questioning in an Onslow County homicide. Full story...
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Deputies: Camp Lejeune Marine threatens estranged wife, fellow Marine

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A Camp Lejeune Marine, considered armed, dangerous and homicidal, has been arrested after he allegedly threatened his estranged wife and a fellow Marine. Full story...
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3 relieved of command in Marine training accident

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videoThree officers at Camp Lejeune have been relieved of command following a March training accident in Nevada in which seven Marines were killed. Full story...
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