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Marine Corps

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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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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