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Camp Lejeune To Honor Beirut Anniversary

This weekend marks a somber anniversary for the Camp Lejeune military community.

Sunday, Oct. 23 is the anniversary of the Beirut bombing that killed 241 American servicemembers. The Camp Lejeune-based Second Marine Division was headquartered at the airport where truck bombs exploded in 1983.

The annual remembrance ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at the Beirut Memorial in Jacksonville.


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