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200 soldiers moved after mold found in Fort Bragg barracks

Officials for North Carolina’s Fort Bragg say that about 200 soldiers have been moved from their barracks after an anonymous complaint revealed mold in some housing units.

Roberta McCain, John McCain’s mother, dies at 108

The mother of Arizona Sen. John McCain, Roberta McCain, has died. She was 108.

Former Camp Lejeune Marine charged in plot to kidnap Michigan governor

The U.S. Marine Corps has confirmed that two men charged in plots against Michigan’s government spent time in the military.

Volunteers help veterans find work

Many service members are finding it harder than ever to find meaningful work, especially during the pandemic.

Cunningham inches back into public as Army confirms probe

North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham has inched back into the public sphere after The Associated Press reported the Democratic contender had an intimate encounter this summer with a public relations consultant.

Military training scheduled for parts of VA and NC through mid-October

The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit will conduct a training exercise on military installations in Virginia and North Carolina from Sept. 27 to Oct. 15.

Military suicides up as much as 20% during pandemic

Within the ranks of the storied 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 10 soldiers have taken their own lives so far this year.

Fort Bragg paratrooper dies in training accident in Georgia

Officials for a North Carolina army base confirm that a paratrooper has died in a training accident in Georgia.

General says US cutting troops in Iraq to 3,000 this month

The top U.S. general for the Middle East says the number of American troops in Iraq will drop this month from about 5,200 to 3,000.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.