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A company of Marines, both male and female, participate in a 10 kilometer training march carrying 55 pound packs during Marine Combat Training (MCT) on Feb. 22, 2013 at Camp Lejeune, N.C. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Toxic Drinking Water At Military Base Dates Back To 1948

Drinking water contamination at North Carolina’s sprawling Camp Lejeune military base could date to 1948, five years earlier than researchers had reported previously, a federal report indicates.

03/15/2013

File photo of a training exercise at Camp Lejeune. (credit: Gregory N. Juday/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Agency: NC Camp Lejeune Water Contaminated In 1953

Many more Marines and their relatives could be eligible for compensation for illnesses now that a federal agency determined that the water at North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune was contaminated four years earlier than previously thought.

CBS Charlotte–01/18/2013