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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.

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. 

11-year-old challenges MARSOC Marines to plank-off to help boy who needs kidney

An 11-year-old boy in Surf City is trying to raise money to help a boy he has never met get the kidney he desperately needs.

Camp Lejeune veteran says disability benefits not enough

The Marine Corps veteran lost one of his four daughters to Leukemia after she was exposed to the toxic waters of Camp Lejeune.

US agrees to pay billions to Marines affected by toxic water

The Obama administration has agreed to provide disability benefits totaling more than $2 billion to veterans who had been exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

Navy investigating health hazards at SC Marine Corps bases

Navy health officials are looking into possible health hazards at Marine Corps bases at Parris Island and Beaufort in South Carolina following complaints from families of possible cancer cases.

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