Marine Corps
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Combat Logistics Battalion 8 returning to NC base
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 8:11am.

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.

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Camp Lejeune Marines, sailors to deploy to Afghanistan
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 9:49am.

Some 1,000 Marines and sailors are leaving Camp Lejeune for a six-month deployment in Afghanistan.

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Lejeune announces furlough-related closures and changes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/02/2013 - 1:12pm.

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.

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Marines: Osprey sparks grass fire at NC bomb range
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 2:10pm.

The Marine Corps says an Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft sparked a grass fire at a North Carolina bombing range, resulting in minor damage.

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Funeral honors veterans unclaimed by family
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 06/12/2013 - 2:16pm.

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.

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Marines: Human error to blame for deadly accident
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 10:44am.

A military investigation has determined human error was to blame for a March mortar explosion that killed seven US Marines in Nevada.

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Camp Lejeune Marine suspected in Texas shootings, Jacksonville homicide
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 7:16am.

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.

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Deputies: Camp Lejeune Marine threatens estranged wife, fellow Marine
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:36am.

A Camp Lejeune Marine, considered armed, dangerous and homicidal, has been arrested after he allegedly threatened his estranged wife and a fellow Marine.

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3 relieved of command in Marine training accident
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 8:20am.

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

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Marine comes home to surprise home makeover
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 12:52pm.

videoA Wilmington Marine came home from deployment this morning to a surprise and home makeover. Friends, family and people from the community lined the streets outside Capt, Murphy's home on Wrightsville Ave. The TV production "Home Again" and volunteers spent months remodeling the backyard while he was gone.

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