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Gay Barracks? Military Faces Thorny Questions

Posted: 05/30/2010 - For opponents of the ban against homosexuals serving openly in the military, the steps by Congress this week to repeal the policy, known as “don’t ask, don’t tell,” were a major victory.

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Special Lady For Each Arlington Soldier

Posted: 06/03/2010 - Joyce Johnson remembers the drums beating slowly as she walked with her girls from the Old Post Chapel, behind the horse-drawn caisson carrying the flag-draped casket of her husband.

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Honoring Fallen Heroes

Updated: 05/29/2010 - Over 500 people gathered together in Carteret County Saturday to honor and remember loved ones who died serving our country.

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Marine Accused Of Murdering Woman Separated From Corps

Posted: 06/01/2010 - The Marine accused in the murder of a 29-year-old woman has been separated from the Corps. Camp Lejeune reports Raul Torres, age 24 from Puerto Rico, had been a Marine since 2007. The sheriff tells WITN Torres is married.

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US Military Reaches 1,000 Deaths

Posted: 05/28/2010 - The U.S. military has suffered its 1,000th death of the Afghan war Friday. That's according to an Associated Press count.

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House Votes To Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Posted: 05/27/2010 - The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to end 'don't ask, don't tell,' the 1993 policy that bars openly gay men and lesbians from serving in the military.

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Future Of 'Don't Ask' Repeal Is Still Uncertain

Posted: 05/26/2010 - A lukewarm endorsement from Defense Secretary Robert Gates and opposition among some lawmakers cast doubt Tuesday on whether Congress this week would lift a 17-year-old ban on gays serving openly in the military.

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Onslow County Man Charged With Posing As Marine Colonel

Updated: 05/25/2010 - Sixty-seven-year-old Michael Hamilton of Richlands was charged last week with wearing a Marine colonel's uniform and three counts of wearing medals, including two Navy Crosses, the second highest award for valor.

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Military Truck Hits SUV

Updated: 05/22/2010 - Swansboro Police tell WITN that a military truck ran off the road Saturday morning, hitting a power pole, and then struck an SUV driven by a civilian.

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Camp Lejeune Marine Killed In Afghanistan

Posted: 05/20/2010 - Lance Cpl. Patrick Xavier was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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