FAYETTEVILLE — It’s been more than a month since officials found the partial remains of U.S. Army Specialist Enrique Roman-Martinez on Shackleford Banks, and investigators this week upped the reward for information leading to apprehension and conviction of the person or persons responsible f…
CAMP LEJEUNE — An active duty Marine involved in a shooting and stabbing incident aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune June 13 later died of his wounds, the Marine Corps confirmed last week.
By Kimberly Koonce, Fleet Readiness Center East
CEDAR POINT — The town’s waterfront park was closed most of this past week because of flooding from a severe thunderstorm Tuesday night, but town staff announced Thursday it’s seeking a federal grant for improvements there.
CAPE LOOKOUT — The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy combined efforts Thursday morning on a medical evacuation of a 20-year-old woman who fell and sustained a head injury aboard a recreational vessel about 20 miles south of Cape Lookout National Seashore, according to a Coast Guard press release.
Heather Wilburn, Fleet Readiness Center East
CAMP LEJEUNE — Officials are still investigating an incident aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Saturday morning that left one person dead of a gunshot wound and one person seriously injured with stab wounds.
CAMP LEJEUNE – Officials are investigating a shooting/stabbing incident that left one person dead and one seriously injured aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Saturday.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 12:17 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 2020, with comments from a U.S. Marine Corps official.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 11:59 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 2020, with additional information.
CORRECTION: This article was updated at 2:12 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2020, to reflect that Ms. Barnes is a centenarian, which is a person who has reached 100 years, not a centurion, which is a Roman soldier.
CAPE LOOKOUT – Paratroopers from Ft. Bragg Army Base near Fayetteville are scheduled to join the effort to search Tuesday for 21-year-old active duty Army Specialist Enrique Roman-Martinez, who went missing early Saturday morning on Cape Lookout National Seashore.
MOREHEAD CITY — Nearly 50 county residents gathered Monday for a Memorial Day ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Bayview Cemetery to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the nation’s freedom.
BEAUFORT — American Legion Post 46 and other county veterans’ groups honored those who paid the ultimate sacrifice serving their nation during a Memorial Day ceremony Saturday at the Beaufort Veterans Memorial in front of the county courthouse.
KIMBERLY KOONCE, FLEET READINESS CENTER EAST
MOREHEAD CITY — American Legion Post 46 and other county veterans’ groups are planning two informal Memorial Day ceremonies Saturday and Monday, with social distancing requirements and crowd restrictions in effect.
CHERRY POINT — When a damaged fuselage grounded an F/A-18 Legacy Hornet at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., artisans and engineers at Fleet Readiness Center East used innovative methods to get the strike fighter back in the air.
MOREHEAD CITY — Hospital workers at Carteret Health Care were treated to a Marine Corps flyover Thursday afternoon.
Fleet Readiness Center East
FLEET READINESS CENTER EAST
FLEET READINESS CENTER EAST
RALEIGH (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense identified two service members killed in Iraq on Sunday as members of a Marine special forces unit based in North Carolina.
emerald isle — March is observed as Women’s History Month, and Carteret County is full of women who have made an impact on the community and the country.
MOREHEAD CITY — Retired U.S. Coast Guard veteran Max Stel of Newport is among 217 veterans or family members earning degrees at Carteret Community College.
CAMP LEJEUNE — Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence visited Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Thursday to meet with military spouses and share information about her office’s initiatives to improve the quality of life for those spouses, including helping them find employment.