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2 pilots killed in Marine helicopter crash in Arizona

Two Marine pilots have died in a helicopter crash during a training mission in southwestern Arizona, U.S. Marine Corps officials said Sunday.

U.S. Marine dies, 5 missing after mid-air collision off Japan

A U.S. Marine Corps refueling plane and a fighter jet, carrying a total of seven U.S. Marines, collided and crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast early Thursday.

East Coast military bases brace for Florence

The Navy is moving people and ships ahead of Hurricane Florence, and the Air Force and Army are both flying advanced aircraft elsewhere as a safeguard.

Bus carrying Marines goes into ditch after driver loses glasses

A bus carrying marines drove off the road into a ditch Tuesday afternoon. Luckily, there were no injuries.

Coming Home: Families adjust to Marines returning from war

It's been six months since that emotional reunion. Now as part of our series, "Coming Home," we focus on the families of two Marines, Major Ethan Krumnow and Major Paul Rivera.

Heroes involved in Mississippi crash remembered with Memorial March

On July tenth of last year, seven U.S. Marine Raiders and nine Marine Aviator crew members died in a crash while heading to pre-deployment training. One year later, they're being remembered with a 900 mile journey.

Marine Raider Memorial March makes its way through the Cape Fear

The event began at the crash site following a Memorial dedication and remembrance ceremony at the Mississippi Valley State University and will end on Camp Lejeune in Stone Bay, NC, where an End Point Ceremony will be held.

Funeral planned for veteran killed in moped hit-and-run

The funeral will be held this weekend for a Bladen County man who was struck and killed while driving a moped in Leland.

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.

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New Hanover Wildcats ready to right ship after below average spring season

The New Hanover Wildcats finished a football season with a record of .500 or worse for the first time in a decade in the pandemic-shortened season of the spring of 2021.

UNCW says no students have tried using fake vaccine cards to bypass testing requirements

As administrators prepare for the upcoming fall semester and COVID-19 continues to spread, college and university officials are met with a new challenge of detecting fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.

Suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

The suspect then veered at the deputy as the suspect tried to hit the officer with his vehicle. Both WPD and NHCSO fired upon the suspect, striking him at least once.

Resort style rental property project proposed for the town of Navassa

A resort style rental community might be coming to the town of Navassa.