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.
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.
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.