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4 dead, including shooter, in gunfire at Florida naval base

A shooter opened fire in a classroom building at the Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning in an attack that left four people dead, including the assailant, and multiple people wounded.

Wilmington sailor assigned to USS John F. Kennedy participates in christening ceremony

A Wilmington native assigned to Pre-Commissioning Unit John F. Kennedy will participate in the christening of the U.S. Navy’s second Ford-class aircraft carrier during a ceremony this weekend.

Pentagon chief fires Navy secretary over SEAL controversy

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday fired the Navy’s top official, ending a stunning clash between President Donald Trump and top military leadership over the fate of a SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq.

Veterans share military stories, honored by high school

Coastal Christian Academy had some very distinguished guests visit their classrooms Thursday morning.

Jimmy Carter says he is ‘at ease with death’

Former President Jimmy Carter said he was "at ease with death" while speaking in front of a crowd during a Sunday school service this weekend.

Best friends reunited for first time 43 years after serving in Vietnam

More than 40 years after two best friends saw each other for the last time while serving in the Vietnam War, they reunited for the first time in Leland this week.

‘What is that, man?’ Navy confirms videos of flying objects

The U.S. Navy has confirmed the authenticity of three videos taken from its planes that show unidentified objects flying through the air.

Navy Super Hornet crashes near Death Valley, search and rescue underway for pilot

A U.S. Navy single seater F/A-18E fighter jet has crashed in Death Valley, California, according to the Navy. There are reports that visitors at the park have suffered minor injuries, a spokesperson for Death Valley National Park said.

Mission BBQ offers free sandwich to military during Armed Forces Week

During Armed Forces Week, a national barbecue chain will honor each branch of the military.

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President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.

Woman arrested for deadly shooting

Wallace Police arrested and charged Marshje Swinson, 26, with First Degree Murder in the shooting death of Lonnel Henderson, 26.