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Marine Corps weighs wooing older members for new cyber force

The head of the Marine Corps says it's time the U.S. military branch known for its fierce, young warriors becomes a little more mature.

Fleet Week gets underway as ships arrive in New York City

Fleet Week kicked off Wednesday in New York City as Navy and Coast Guard ships arrive in Manhattan.

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.

Two Marines killed in motorcycle crash in Pender County

The N.C. Highway Patrol has identified two Camp Lejeune Marines who were killed when their motorcycles collided last weekend.

Marines seek young, tough recruits in Super Bowl ad

For the first time in 30 years, the U.S. Marine Corps will air an ad during the Super Bowl, using an online-only spot Sunday to target a young, tough, tech-savvy audience for potential recruits looking for a challenge.
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WPD: ‘Person of interest’ identified in Marine’s shooting death

Wilmington Police confirm there is a person of interest in the shooting death of a Jacksonville Marine.

Marine drill instructor gets 10 years for abusing recruits

A Marine Corps drill instructor has been sentenced to 10 years behind bars after being convicted of tormenting and abusing young recruits, especially Muslim-Americans, including one who later killed himself.

Marines consider putting women in West Coast combat training

Officials say Marine leaders are also considering allowing women to attend boot camp in San Diego. Currently women attend boot camp and combat training in South Carolina. Men go there or in San Diego.

Hampstead gym hosting memorial workout for 16 fallen military members

A gym in Hampstead is hosting a memorial workout for the 15 fallen Marines and Navy Corpsman Saturday. 

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