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NC Marine Becomes Unit’s 1st Female Sergeant Major

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Lanette Wright has become the first female senior enlisted leader of a Marine Expeditionary Unit. Wright took over Friday from Sgt. Maj. Octaviano Gallegos Jr., who […]

03/15/2014

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Camp Lejeune Honors Marine Training Blast Victims

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Camp Lejeune has honored seven of its Marines killed in an explosion during a training exercise last month at Nevada’s Hawthorne Army Depot. Members of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force […]

CBS Charlotte–04/24/2013

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Marines Killed In Training Were Young, Lives Ahead

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — They’re called “leathernecks” or “Devil Dogs,” but some of the Marines killed in a desert training accident this week were just a year or so out of high school, their […]

CBS Charlotte–03/21/2013

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Nevada Training Accident Kills 7 NC Unit Marines

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Seven Marines from a North Carolina unit were killed and several injured in a training accident at a military depot in western Nevada that serves as a storage site for munitions […]

CBS Charlotte–03/19/2013

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