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Lt. Col. Taylor White (Photo: US Department of Defense)

Marine Corps unit leader relieved of command

For the second time in less than two months, the Marine Corps has relieved a commander of a unit based in eastern North Carolina of their command.

General: Jet was at cruising altitude before problems, crash

The military transport plane that slammed into soybean fields Monday in the Mississippi Delta, killing 15 Marines and a Navy sailor, appears to have developed problems while high in the air, a Marine general said Wednesday.
The wreckage of a military aircraft burns after crashing in a field near Greenwood, MS, on July 10, 2017. (Photo: ABC News)video

6 Marines, 1 Sailor from Camp Lejeune among Miss. crash victims

The aircraft that crashed in Mississippi and claimed the lives of at least 16 service members was flying from an air station in North Carolina.

Military pilot home recovering after jet crash off Wrightsville Beach

Military officials said the pilot of the AV-8B Harrier who was ejected yesterday evening off the coast of Wrightsville Beach has been released from the hospital.

Military pilot in stable condition after plane crashes at Wrightsville Beach

A military pilot who crashed off Wrightsville Beach this afternoon is in stable condition, according to a Marine Corps news release.

Investigation determines Marine’s fatal fall from aircraft was accidental

videoThe investigation into the May 19, 2014, mishap that resulted in the death of a Marine has determined that the Marine’s death was likely the result of an accidental fall from the aircraft.

Camp Lejeune Marines, sailors to deploy to Afghanistan

Some 1,000 Marines and sailors are leaving Camp Lejeune for a six-month deployment in Afghanistan.

Marines: Osprey sparks grass fire at NC bomb range

The Marine Corps says an Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft sparked a grass fire at a North Carolina bombing range, resulting in minor damage.

McCrory, Perdue traveling to NC military bases

Gov. Bev Perdue is introducing successor Pat McCrory to leaders at the state's military bases in a whirlwind one-day trip through eastern North Carolina.

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