Camp Lejeune http://whqr.org en 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 Camp LeJeune releases off limits establishment list http://whqr.org/post/camp-lejeune-releases-limits-establishment-list <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Office of the Inspector General at Camp </span>LeJeune<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> released a list of businesses considered to be off limits to marines stationed at <a href="http://www.lejeune.marines.mil/" target="_blank">Camp </a></span><a href="http://www.lejeune.marines.mil/" target="_blank">LeJeune</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Cherry Point. </span>The<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> list includes a range of establishments deemed to have negative impacts on marines.</span> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sara Wood 31573 at http://whqr.org Camp LeJeune releases off limits establishment list The Iraq War Ends: Region Prepares for Homecomings and Deployments Alike http://whqr.org/post/iraq-war-ends-region-prepares-homecomings-and-deployments-alike <p>As the last troops from Fort Bragg prepare to return home by the end of the month, deployments to Afghanistan continue. WHQR’s Sara Wood examines how the Cape Fear region is embracing homecomings while at the same time preparing for more departures.</p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 22:48:21 +0000 Sara Wood 8567 at http://whqr.org The Iraq War Ends: Region Prepares for Homecomings and Deployments Alike Cucalorus Film Delves into Lejeune's Poisoned Water http://whqr.org/post/cucalorus-film-delves-lejeunes-poisoned-water <p>The Cucalorus Film Festival is bringing several documentary films to Wilmington, including Semper Fi: Always Faithful, about the water contamination at Camp Lejeune.</p> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 18:00:00 +0000 Michelle Bliss 6604 at http://whqr.org Cucalorus Film Delves into Lejeune's Poisoned Water