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Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN) Families wait at Fort Bragg for the return of paratroopers with the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry. (Brandon Herring, WNCN)

Paratrooper meets daughter as Fort Bragg soldiers return Video included

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More than 100 paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg returned from Afghanistan Monday afternoon.

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Navy: Helicopter assigned to Lejeune unit crashes while trying to land on U.S. ship in Middle East Video included

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The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 people aboard crashed in the Gulf of Aden while trying to land on a U.S. ship, but all aboard have been rescued. More>>

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

Governor McCrory signs Senate Bill 574 into law which opens up lawsuits for toxic tap water victims. Governor McCrory signs Senate Bill 574 into law which opens up lawsuits for toxic tap water victims.
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Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead." More>>

Appeal by soldier convicted of murder to be heard Video included

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The soldier convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of two soldiers in Kuwait will get to appeal the verdict in a military court this fall. More>>

Super Heroes pack care packages for soldiers Video included

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Fort Bragg based group ‘For the Kids' came to Ayden Tuesday on mission to help fellow soldiers overseas. More>>

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

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An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement... More>>

IG: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

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Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found widespread problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix. More>>

Special training for terror events in Greenville Video included

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A division of the North Carolina National Guard performed a training exercise behind Bostic Sugg Furniture in Greenville on Tuesday.  More>>

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

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The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said... More>>

Former Navy carrier on final voyage

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A storied former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is on its final voyage Friday, a slow journey from Rhode Island to a scrap yard in Texas. More>>

Camp Lejeune ceremony honors 1st black Marines Video included

In Jacksonville Friday, Camp Lejeune honored the first black Marines in our nation's history during a ceremony at Camp Johnson. More>>

Missing Fort Bragg private Striped Wolf found in Florida Video included

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Private Juliet Striped Wolf was located in Volusia County, Florida, and is safe and unharmed, the Army said. More>>

Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan Video included

A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan. More>>

Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

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A Marine hearing officer has postponed a decision on a Marine accused of deserting his unit in Iraq 10 years ago. More>>

Augmented reality tech aimed at keeping soldiers safe Video included

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A research and engineering company is developing virtual reality technology in Raleigh that is aimed at keeping military service members safer on the battlefield. More>>

Sheriff: Ex-Marine inquired about body disposal

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A former Marine charged Tuesday with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft had been looking into how to dispose of a human body, a sheriff's investigator said. More>>

Hearing set for Marine accused of desertion

Military officials have scheduled an Article 32 hearing this week for a Marine accused of faking his own kidnapping in Iraq as well as failing to return to his base after visiting relatives in Utah. More>>

Cherry Point alerts public to special training Video included

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Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point is conducting special training and residents can expect to see increased air, ground and sea-based activity during August. More>>

Marine Corps works with NOAA to ensure marine mammal safety Video included

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The Marine Corps is looking for approval at Cherry Point to continue training in the Pamlico Sound while considering the safety of the neighboring sea life, specifically dolphins. More>>

Purple Heart recipient, ECU student win Tryon Palace wedding

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A Purple Heart recipient from Camp Lejeune and his soon-to-be wife won a wedding at the Tryon Palace. More>>

Marine who urinated on corpses in Afghanistan dies Video included

The attorney for a retired Marine who pleaded guilty to urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters says the corporal has died in North Carolina. More>>

Fort Bragg-based soldier dies in Afghanistan Video included

The Department of Defense says a soldier based at Fort Bragg has died in Afghanistan. More>>

Lejeune holds extended training, warns of noise

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Camp Lejeune training exercises mean residents may hear loud noises after the normal midnight curfew for one more night.
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Lejeune Marine reunited with K9 partner

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A Camp Lejeune Marine is reunited Wednesday with a dog he served with in Afghanistan. More>>

LL Cool J headlined Camp Lejeune's 4th of July Celebration Video included

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Rapper and actor LL Cool headlined at this year’s 4th of July celebration at Camp Lejeune. More>>

Emotional VA secretary says calls to fire people are 'crap'

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The new head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledged his department has systemic problems that must be addressed. More>>

DA: No charges to be filed in fatal accident with military vehicle Video included

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No charges will be filed in an April accident with a military vehicle which claimed the life of a driver in Newport. More>>

Onslow veterans memorial to be rededicated

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Saturday, the Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be rededicated. More>>

Lost Purple Heart medal returned to WWII veteran's family

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CPT Zachariah Fike of Purple Hearts Reunited and members of South Carolina Chapter 0354 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart held a joint ceremony to return a lost Purple Heart medal to the family More>>

2014 Cherry Point Air Show back on

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Military officials say the 2014 Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Air Show is back on. More>>

Soldier surprises daughter at school Video included

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Eight-year-old Abby DeLauro thought Thursday would be like any other school day at Washington Oak Elementary in Coventry. More>>

Operation Toy Drop from Ft. Bragg is largest combined airborne operation in the world

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Sicily Drop Zone was buzzing December 7 during the early hours for Operation Toy Drop, which is the largest combined airborne operation in the world, with nine allied countries participating. Soldiers, More>>

G.I. Joe, the figure made to celebrate veterans, turns 50

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G.I. Joe is turning 50 this month. The world's first action figure was introduced in time for Christmas in 1964, and cost customers $4 a piece. G.I. Joe collectors will take the opportunity More>>

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