A deal to protect a Marine Corps landing field near Pollocksville from encroachment will also save a large riverfront tract in Jones County from development.
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Shannon Gilreath assumed command Wednesday of the Fifth District, which spans from the North Carolina-South Carolina border to New Jersey.
The Camp Lejeune Justice Act was attached to House Resolution 3967, the Honoring our PACT Act of 2021, which passed the House 256-174.
The North Carolina Naval History Symposium is set for April 30 at the North Carolina History Center in New Bern.
The U.S. House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is hosting a roundtable on efforts to address toxic exposure at 2 p.m. Wednesday and asking veterans to fill out a survey about their experiences.
Jonathan Sharp, CFO with Environmental Litigation Group, P.C., writes that more needs to be done to address the health effects military veterans and their families have suffered as a result of exposure to toxic compounds during their service and time on installations such as Camp Lejeune.