marine corps http://whqr.org en Shifting the Tide, Part 2: Lisa Ramos http://whqr.org/post/shifting-tide-part-2-lisa-ramos <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For 13 years, Lisa&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ramos served in the Navy as a Religious Program Specialist. She served in a support role in Iraq, where front lines were invisible. While she wasn’t directly in combat, she experienced trauma from the line of fire. In part two of our series about women’s shifting roles in combat, </span>WHQR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sara Wood speaks with&nbsp;Ramos about the physical realities of lifting the combat ban.</span></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Sara Wood 35255 at http://whqr.org Shifting the Tide, Part 2: Lisa Ramos Marine's attorney says urination video is tasteless, but a coping mechanism http://whqr.org/post/marines-attorney-says-urination-video-tasteless-coping-mechanism <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A hearing for a marine charged with desecrating human casualties in Afghanistan was held yesterday at Camp </span>Lejeune<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span>Sgt<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Richard Roberts is accused of filming footage of four marines urinating on deceased Taliban fighters in 2011. </span>WHQR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sara Wood reports while the video shocked viewers when it appeared on YouTube in 2012, Roberts’ attorney says the marine’s act was a coping mechanism.</span></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 19:01:09 +0000 Sara Wood 33530 at http://whqr.org Marine's attorney says urination video is tasteless, but a coping mechanism Conservationists and Marines team up to conserve land http://whqr.org/post/conservationists-and-marines-team-conserve-land <p>A conservation group has partnered with the Marine Corps to preserve nearly 700 acres of land in Carteret County.&nbsp; The land is located beneath airspace near Cherry Point that's used for training runs for pilots.&nbsp; Camilla Herlevich is Executive Director of the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust.</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 20:40:15 +0000 Jeremy Loeb 31813 at http://whqr.org Conservationists and Marines team up to conserve land