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Navy Jet Crash A Good Friday Miracle, But How?

Updated: 04/08/2012 - A 12-ton Navy jet loaded with tons of fuel crashes in a spectacular fireball into a big apartment complex, scattering plane parts and wiping out some 40 units. How is it that everyone survive

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7 Injured In Military Helicopter Mishap In Arizona

Posted: 04/08/2012 - A British Chinook helicopter suffered a "mishap" Saturday during a landing exercise in the Arizona desert, leaving seven people with minor injuries, a military spokeswoman said.

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Pilots In Navy Jet Crash Faced Tough Choices

Updated: 04/07/2012 - Zooming along at 170 mph in a fighter jet carrying thousands of pounds of volatile fuel, two Navy pilots faced nothing but bad choices when their aircraft malfunctioned over Virginia's most populated city.

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Perdue Pays Tribute To NC Military Children

Posted: 04/01/2012 - A month of activities and official recognition has been proclaimed to pay tribute to the more than 100,000 North Carolina children whose parents serve in the U.S. military.

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Judge Awards $2.2 Billion For Beirut Attack On Marines

Updated: 04/01/2012 - A federal judge has awarded $2.16 billion to victims of the 1983 suicide truck-bombing of U.S. Marines in Beirut, his third award in two weeks to plaintiffs who had sued Iran over the attack.

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Fort Bragg Concert Geared Toward Atheists

Updated: 03/31/2012 - A small but excited crowd is at Fort Bragg for the U.S. military's first-ever event geared toward atheists and other nonbelievers.

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Vietnam Veterans Support Our Troops

Updated: 03/31/2012 - As more battles create more war veterans, some who already earned that title take the time to support local marines returning from combat zones.

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Air Force Debated Disposal Of 9/11 Remains

Posted: 03/31/2012 - Newly released Pentagon documents show that Air Force officers debated briefly about burial at sea before concluding that 1,321 unidentifiable fragments of remains from the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon should be treated as medical waste and incinerated.

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Marines Finish Loading Navy Ships, Deploy

Posted: 03/30/2012 - The Marines say they have finished loading the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard Navy ships and are headed across the Atlantic Ocean on an eight-month deployment.

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Vietnam Veterans Celebration In Charlotte

Updated: 03/31/2012 - Thousands gathered at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday for a Vietnam Veterans celebration. A special recognition show aired on WITN and stations across the state.

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Camp Lejeune Marine Killed In Afghanistan

Updated: 03/29/2012 - The Pentagon said that 29-year-old Staff Sgt. Joseph D'Augustine of Waldwick, N.J., died Tuesday. The military says his unit was conducting combat operations in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.

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US Orders More Security For Troops In Afghanistan

Posted: 03/29/2012 - U.S. troops in Afghanistan are being guarded more closely and are taking other steps to protect themselves from attacks by Afghan troops, the top commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Allen, said Wednesday.

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New River Marine Charged With Chase

Updated: 03/26/2012 - A Marine private first class is out on bond at this morning, facing felony charges for running from authorities this weekend.

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Wife Defends Soldier Accused In Afghan Rampage

Updated: 03/26/2012 - The wife of a U.S. soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians defended her husband in an interview set to air on NBC's Today show this morning, saying she finds the charges "unbelievable."

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