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Marine Says Corps Kicking Him Out

Updated: 03/22/2012 - An outspoken Marine critical of President Barack Obama says the Marine Corps is moving to kick him out.

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Many Recent Vets Face Another Battle: Finding A Job

Posted: 03/21/2012 - The job market in this country has been gradually improving, except for some veterans: A new report finds that the situation has actually gotten a little worse for recent veterans who are trying to find work.

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Soldier Accused Of Killings Was Family Man

Posted: 03/17/2012 - Robert Bales was the father who joined his two young children for playtime in the yard, a career soldier who greeted neighbors warmly but was guarded when talking about the years he spent away at war.

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Top Marine Targeted In Afghan Vehicle Runway Crash

Posted: 03/16/2012 - The top U.S. commander in Helmand Province and his British deputy were with the U.S. Marines that an Afghan man tried to run down as they waited for Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to arrive in southern Afghanistan.

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Afghan President Blasts US Over Shootings Probe

Posted: 03/16/2012 - Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he is at the "the end of the rope" because of the lack of U.S. cooperation into a probe of an American soldier's alleged killing spree.

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Vietnam Vet Gets Farewell Wish

Updated: 03/16/2012 - You have an opportunity this weekend to help fulfill a dying wish for a local veteran.

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Name Of Suspected Afghan Shooter To Be Released

Posted: 03/16/2012 - Nearly one week after the massacre in Afghanistan that claimed the lives of 16 civilians, we are expecting to learn the name of the soldier accused in those killings today.

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Eastern Carolina Bases Losing 7,900 Marines

Updated: 03/15/2012 - Military bases in Eastern Carolina are going to take the biggest brunt of personnel cuts in the Marine Corps over the next five years. Reports say 7,900 troops will be cut from Camp Lejeune, New River and Cherry Point.

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Obama: US, UK Committed To Afghan Mission

Posted: 03/14/2012 - Leaders of the United States and Britain outlined plans Wednesday to shift the NATO war effort in Afghanistan toward a back-seat advisory role while Afghan forces increasingly take the lead, but stressed that the two nations remain committed to the mission there.

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Vehicle Explodes On Afghan Runway; Panetta Safe

Updated: 03/14/2012 - The Pentagon says an Afghan drove an apparently stolen vehicle onto the ramp area of a British airfield in southern Afghanistan and into a ditch, where it exploded in flames, about the same time U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's aircraft was landing.

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Afghan Delegation Attacked By Militants

Posted: 03/13/2012 - Militants have attacked an Afghan government delegation visiting the site in one of the two villages in southern Afghanistan where a U.S. soldier is suspected of killing 16 civilians.

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Afghanistan Suspect's Base Had 2010 Killing Case

Posted: 03/11/2012 - A soldier suspected of massacring 16 Afghan villagers Sunday comes from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, one of the largest military installations in the U.S. -- and one that has seen its share of controversies and violence in the past few years.

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NEW INFO: Taliban Vows Revenge After Attack

Updated: 03/12/2012 - The militant group said in a statement posted on their website Monday that "American savages" committed the "blood-soaked and inhumane crime" in Panjwai district.

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Soldier Gets 9 Months In Prison For Stabbing Death

Updated: 03/11/2012 - A 24-year-old soldier who fatally stabbed a paratrooper from Virginia while horsing around in a tent in Iraq has been sentenced to nine months in prison, demoted to private and given a bad conduct discharge.

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New River Air Station Expanding

Posted: 03/05/2012 - The military's big expansion in North Carolina continues as the Marine Corps builds a $140 million mega-hangar to hold four squadrons of a revolutionary aircraft.

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2 Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Memorialized

Posted: 03/03/2012 - Two paratroopers who were killed in an attack on their base in Afghanistan are being described as outstanding leaders who set a good example for the soldiers around them.

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Acts Of Afghan Betrayal Are Poisoning U.S. War Plan

Posted: 03/03/2012 - A trend of Afghan treachery that has taken the lives of six American troops over the past week is weakening trust between Afghan forces and the U.S. and allied troops who are training and advising them.

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UPDATE: Camp Lejeune Marine Identified

Updated: 02/28/2012 - Lance Cpl. Jonathan S. Long, 22, died during personal time after training in California. His death is under investigation.

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