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Military wife creatively includes deployed husband in Christmas card

Staff Sgt. Andrew Smith will spend his first Christmas away from his 3-year-old daughter this year, but he was not forgotten from his family’s Christmas card.
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Pres. Trump signs $700 billion military budget into law

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a sweeping defense policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion budget for the military.
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Calabash VFW hosted dinner and music to honor WWII veterans

VFW Calabash Post #7288 hosted a “World War II Tribute & Pearl Harbor Remembrance” dinner and music to honor WWII veterans from our area over the weekend.
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Transgender people can enlist in military starting January 1

A Pentagon official tells The Associated Press that transgender people can enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Trump's opposition.
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‘We were so scared’: Local Pearl Harbor survivors remember the attack

It's a day that rocked our nation 76 years ago, the attack on Pearl Harbor. Survivors were honored Thursday in a ceremony hosted by the World War II Wilmington Coalition.
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Pearl Harbor survivors remember those killed 76 years ago

Survivors gathered Thursday at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago.
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UNCW ranked most military-friendly university in North Carolina

UNCW has been ranked 1st in NC and 40th nationally on a list compiled by Military Times of the top four-year colleges for military-affiliated students.
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President Trump gets blowback for his ‘Pocahontas’ jab at Navajo event

Families of Navajo war veterans who were honored at the White House say they were dumbfounded that President Donald Trump used the event to take a political jab at a Massachusetts senator.
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Florida paratrooper dies in barracks at Fort Bragg

A paratrooper from Florida, 22-year-old Spc. Carlton Butler of North Miami Beach, died Saturday evening at the base in Fort Bragg.
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Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD

It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana.