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NC troops head home in 2008

It has been a quiet year on North Carolina military bases, with thousands of troops deployed in Iraq in Afghanistan. But that is expected to change in 2008.

Anonymous donor pays for military package postage in NC town

It's a random act of kindness that has everyone in the town of Waynesville, NC talking. Someone picked up the tab for every single piece of postage being sent to members of the armed forces serving oversees.

WWAY helps collect Packages from Home

Being away from home for Christmas is tough enough. But try being in a war zone for the holidays. That's why WWAY and the Big Talker FM are partnering with Step up for Soldiers to send our troops Packages from Home.

McIntyre visits local navy alumni

Congressman Mike McIntyre paid a visit to local navy alumni Monday. He gave the keynote address at a Naval Academy Alumni Association luncheon.

Local woman starts ‘Adopt a Soldier’ program

videoA local woman is reinventing the wheel when it comes to sending care packages to soldiers serving overseas.

Marines to look at Afghanistan shooting

The Marine Corps says an official court of inquiry will look into an incident in which a Marines special operations company is accused of killing several Afghan civilians.

Soldier: Sergeant from N.C. ordered me to shoot unarmed Iraqi man

A U.S. soldier testified today in a field court-martial in Baghdad that a staff sergeant from North Carolina ordered him to shoot an unarmed Iraqi man.

Iraqi leader disputes Blackwater account

Iraq's prime minister is disputing North Carolina-based Blackwater USA's version of a shooting that killed at last eleven people.

U.S. attack in Baghdad reportedly kills 14

The military says the Americans and Iraqis attacked a suspected terrorist cell early today based on intelligence information. A statement says as the soldiers moved in, they came under fire from more than a dozen Shiite militiamen firing from rooftops.

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