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ARMED FORCES WEEK: Mission BBQ offers free sandwich to military

It is Armed Forces Week and a national barbecue chain is honoring each branch of the military, each on a different day.

Raleigh man indicted for pretending to be Army officer, landing helicopter at SAS

A Raleigh man was indicted by a federal grand jury today for pretending to be a US Army Lieutenant General and transporting someone in a helicopter, officials say.

West Brunswick High JROTC instructor gets statewide recognition

West Brunswick High School JROTC instructor Joseph Calisto just received statewide recognition. Calisto has been named VFW NC Teacher of the Year in the High School category.

Army vet sues VA hospital over scalpel left in body after surgery

An Army veteran who said someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital.
Emergency workers respond to a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, TX, on Nov. 5, 2017. ( KSAT) Erica Hernandez

Cities sue Defense Dept. over gun-check system failures

Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system.

Field goal try wide on final play, Army holds off Navy 14-13

Bennett Moehring narrowly missed a 48-yard field goal in the swirling snow on the final play and Army held off Navy 14-13 Saturday to win its first Commander-in-Chief's Trophy since 1996.

Son of deceased Army staff sergeant hugs his gravestone in touching photo

When young brothers Mason and Mylan Brazel visited their father’s grave to see his headstone for the very first time at Arlington National Cemetery on Nov. 20, they curled up to take a nap with him.

Smoked pot and want to enlist? Army issuing more waivers

As more states lessen or eliminate marijuana penalties, the Army is granting hundreds of waivers to enlist people who used the drug in their youth — as long as they realize they can't do so again in the military.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (left) arrives for his sentencing hearing at Fort Bragg on Oct. 30, 2017. (Photo: WNCN)video

On stand, Bergdahl apologizes to those hurt looking for him

In an unexpected and emotional statement, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl apologized in court Monday to all the military personnel who were wounded searching for him and described the daily nightmares and flashbacks to his five years in captivity of Taliban allies he still endures.

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