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Marine Corps

Solar farms dot Camp Lejeune

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The Marines are going green at Camp Lejeune as solar farms are popping up across the base in eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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Former Marine writes book about mistakes

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A former Marine takes the lessons he learned and turns them into a what-not-to-do book for others. Full story...
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Onslow Co. Marine killed in Afghanistan

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An Onslow County Marine has died in Afghanistan. The US Marine Corp says Cpl. Daniel L. Linnabary II, 23, of Hubert, died Monday. Full story...
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Film about Lejeune water to be shown in Raleigh

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The award-winning documentary about the toxic drinking water at Camp Lejeune is getting a showing in Raleigh that includes a tribute to the Bladen County man who led the fight to disclose information about the contamination. Full story...
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Obama to sign bill helping Lejeune water victims

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The man who has led the fight for information about the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune will be at the Oval Office when President Obama signs a bill providing health care for those who suffered illnesses because of the toxins. Full story...
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Congress OKs help for those hurt by Lejeune water

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A bill to help Marines and family members sickened by contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune heads to President Barack Obama now that the U.S. House has approved it. Full story...
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House to vote on care for those sickened by water

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A North Carolina congressman is speaking in support of a bill that provides medical care for Camp Lejeune Marines and their relatives who could have been sickened by drinking water contaminated with toxins linked to cancers and organ damage. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune-based Marine killed in Afghanistan

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The Department of Defense says a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has been killed in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Lejeune Visitor Center will remain on normal operating schedule

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Hours after announcing that they were cutting back the hours of their Visitor Center to cut costs and increase efficiency, Camp Lejeune announced that they will continue to run the Visitor Center 24/7. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine receives Silver Star for valor

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A Camp Lejeune Marine who received the Silver Star for his actions during a patrol that was supposed to photograph an Afghan town says he's accepting the award on behalf of the troops that don't come home. Full story...
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Montford Point Marines receive nation's highest civilian honor

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videoDecades after Montford Point at Camp Lejeune closed its doors, hundreds of black Marines who trained there received a major recognition Wednesday. After more than 60 years, about 400 Marines were honored with the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, DC, and a handful of those are from right here in the Port City. Full story...
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Wilmington men among first black Marines honored with Congressional Gold Medal

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video A handful of retired Marines from Wilmington will be honored in Washington, DC, tomorrow with the Congressional Gold Medal. The men being recognized by President Obama are the first ever African-American Marines. Full story...
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Marine lance corporal killed in Afghanistan

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Military officials say a Marine lance corporal based at Camp Lejeune has died in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine charged with murder of 15-year-old girl

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The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says a Camp Lejeune Marine was in court today accused of killing a 15-year-old girl. Pernell Devon Jones, 24, is charged with first degree murder of the teen Saturday night. Full story...
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Third-grader's walk-a-thon raised $600 for injured Marines

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A third grader and his friends gave more than $600 to help wounded veterans today. Jake Sullivan organized a walk-a-thon for the Semper Fi Fund, which helps injured and ill Marines. The nine-year-old and three of his friends walked a track around the playground to raise the money. Full story...
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