Camp Lejeune

3:01 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Marine's attorney says urination video is tasteless, but a coping mechanism

A hearing for a marine charged with desecrating human casualties in Afghanistan was held yesterday at Camp Lejeune. Sgt. Richard Roberts is accused of filming footage of four marines urinating on deceased Taliban fighters in 2011. WHQR’s 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.

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3:40 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Conservationists and Marines team up to conserve land

NC Coastal Land Trust

A conservation group has partnered with the Marine Corps to preserve nearly 700 acres of land in Carteret County.  The land is located beneath airspace near Cherry Point that's used for training runs for pilots.  Camilla Herlevich is Executive Director of the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust.

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6:00 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Camp LeJeune releases off limits establishment list

The Office of the Inspector General at Camp LeJeune released a list of businesses considered to be off limits to marines stationed at Camp LeJeune and Cherry Point. The list includes a range of establishments deemed to have negative impacts on marines.

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5:48 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

The Iraq War Ends: Region Prepares for Homecomings and Deployments Alike

Photo by Paul Goyette

President Obama marked the end of the Iraq war at Fort Bragg last week after nine years, more than 4,500 service members lost and more than 30,000 wounded.

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1:00 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Cucalorus Film Delves into Lejeune's Poisoned Water

Jerry Ensminger in his Marine uniform
Ensminger family photo

The Cucalorus Film Festival is bringing several documentary films to Wilmington, including Semper Fi: Always Faithful, about the water contamination at Camp Lejeune.

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