Category Archives: North

9 North Carolina Marines convicted of drug-related crimes since November

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Nine members of the Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, based 2nd Marine Division have been court-martialed for violating the Marine Corps’ drug policy. Eight of the Marines have been given bad conduct discharges in addition to their sentences. One Marine was reduced to E-1 in addition to brig time. All but two of the Marines were […]

North Carolina Marine saves neighbor, another Marine, by administering CPR

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A Marine from Gulf Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines, received the Navy Commendation Medal Thursday for his actions saving another Marine, a press release from the Corps said. In early November Cpl. Wesley Smith — a Manchester, Kentucky, native and machine gunner in the Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, based infantry unit — really stepped up […]

Army vet helps North Carolina veterans through woodworking

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Akira Kyles, The Fayetteville Observer via the AP 6 hours ago Kurt Ballash poses for a portrait in Fayetteville, N.C., on Oct. 12, 2020. (Andrew Craft/The Fayetteville Observer via AP) FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — What started as a hobby between deployments for Army veteran Kurt Ballash has turned into a passion for him and other veterans […]

Growing North Korean nuclear threat awaits US election winner

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WASHINGTON — “Where’s the war?” That’s how President Donald Trump defends his North Korea policy at campaign rallies even though he’s joined the list of U.S. presidents unable to stop the ever-growing nuclear threat from Kim Jong Un. That threat will transcend the November election, no matter who wins. Despite Trump’s three meetings with Kim, […]

North Carolina Marines warned not to jog at night because of coyote attacks

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After at least four coyote attacks, Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, are being advised against jogging in the Wallace Creek area of the base at night. An official in the game warden’s office at the Marine Corps base told Marine Corps Times on Friday that the advisory was still in effect. There have been […]

North Carolina Marines warned not to jog at night because of coyote attacks

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After at least four coyote attacks, Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, are being advised against jogging in the Wallace Creek area of the base at night. An official in the game warden’s office at the Marine Corps base told Marine Corps Times on Friday that the advisory was still in effect. There have been […]

Seoul: North Korea may conduct underwater-launched missile test

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SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea may soon conduct its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test in about a year, a top South Korean military official said Wednesday, amid long-stalled nuclear talks between the North and the United States. In written remarks to lawmakers ahead of a confirmation hearing, Won In-choul, the nominee for chairman of […]

North Korea waiting for US elections to resume talks, South Korean ambassador says

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WASHINGTON ― North Korea is likely waiting until after the U.S. elections to reopen negotiations with Washington over its nuclear arsenal, the South Korean ambassador to the U.S. said Thursday. “I have a hunch that North Korea is waiting for the November election in the United States because we have only two months left until […]

Here’s where the Corps’ North Carolina bases stand 22 months after Hurricane Florence

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It has been nearly 680 days since the devastating Hurricane Florence crashed into North Carolina, inundating the region and causing massive damage to two prominent Marine Corps bases ― Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River. The hurricane will cost roughly $3.6 billion to rebuild Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. As of September 2019 […]