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Two More Marines Killed In Afghanistan Fighting; 11 In Past 10 Days

Updated: 02/23/2010 - Military officials announced Tuesday afternoon that two more Camp Lejeune Marines have died while fighting in Afghanistan. The latest causalities are Lance Cpl. Matthias Hanson of Buffalo, Kentucky and Lance Cpl. Eric Ward of Redmond, Washington.

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Several Injured In Military Helicopter Crash

Posted: 02/19/2010 - Mountainous terrain is hindering efforts to reach a Navy helicopter that crashed Thursday during a training exercise in a remote, area of West Virginia.

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Fed Probe Urged On Cancer Chemical In Marine Water

Posted: 02/18/2010 - A North Carolina congressman says he wants an investigation into reports that levels of a cancer-causing chemical in tap water at a Marine Corps base were downplayed and then omitted from official documents.

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The Sounds Of Freedom Ramp Up

Posted: 02/18/2010 - The sounds of machine gun fire and racing boats are about to become a part of the atmosphere around the Neuse River, and Brandt and Piney islands.

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Lejeune Marines Deploy Today

Posted: 02/18/2010 - More North Carolina-based Marines are headed to Afghanistan as U.S. and Afghan forces clear suspected insurgent neighborhoods in a NATO offensive to reclaim a southern town.

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Report On Marines' Water Omitted Cancer Chemical

Updated: 02/17/2010 - Recently disclosed studies reveal that hundreds of thousands of gallons of leaking fuel at Camp Lejeune tainted the base's water with a cancer-causing chemical.

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Biden: Iraq War Not Worth Its "Horrible Price"

Posted: 02/14/2010 - He says the war was mishandled from the outset and that the U.S. took its eye off the ball. As a result, he says the U.S. was left in a more dangerous position in Afghanistan.

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Iraq: Blackwater Must Go

Posted: 02/11/2010 - Iraq has ordered about 250 former and current employees of Balckwater Worldwide to leave the country within seven days or face having their visas pulled.

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Rep. John Murtha Of Pennsylvania Dies At 77

Posted: 02/08/2010 - A spokesman says Democratic Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania, a retired Marine Corps officer who became an outspoken critic of the Iraq war, has died.

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Jones Wants Inquiry Of Marine Mental Health Care

Posted: 02/04/2010 - A North Carolina congressman is asking the Defense Department to look into allegations that a whistleblower had good personnel reviews changed to bad after he was fired.

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Death Penalty To Be Sought In Soldier's Slaying

Posted: 02/04/2010 - North Carolina prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing a Fort Bragg soldier celebrating his safe return after more than a year in Iraq.

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