Camp Lejeune http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (04/11/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-041114 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on the Down East Journal, State Chief Information Officer Chris Estes tells us about the future of drone technology in North Carolina and how drones could be used by law enforcement, in hurricane recovery and agriculture.&nbsp; And, a former reporter for the Jacksonville Daily News steps into the world of crime fiction with book one in a series featuring a Naval Criminal Investigative Service agent based at Camp </span>Lejeune<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; More on that story, Friday at noon Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:53:00 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 38408 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (04/11/14) Remembering the Montford Point Marines http://publicradioeast.org/post/remembering-montford-point-marines <p>We remember the brave Montford Point Marines who faced segregation in service for an opportunity to fight for our country during World War II.</p><p></p><p>Today, we honor the Montford Point Marines who were the first African Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corp.&nbsp; They overcame discrimination and segregation in service for an opportunity to fight for our country during World War II.&nbsp; Wilmington resident Norman Preston is a hero, and World War II veteran.&nbsp;&nbsp; At 91 years old, he is among our country’s first black Marines.</p><p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:12:17 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 36064 at http://publicradioeast.org Remembering the Montford Point Marines The Down East Journal (03/07/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-030714 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week on the Down East Journal, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune is using futuristic simulation technology to train students and give experienced physicians a place to refine their skills.&nbsp; We speak with experts about the new simulation lab and explain how it works.&nbsp; And, a living history program this weekend in Beaufort focuses on the signs that served as markers for the Underground Railroad.&nbsp; The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:42:34 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 35820 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (03/07/14) Impact of the Government Shutdown on Military Bases in ENC http://publicradioeast.org/post/impact-government-shutdown-military-bases-enc <p>For the first time in 17 years, the federal government has shutdown.&nbsp; And, as a result, National Forests across the country are closed, workers are furloughed, and government benefit programs that help needy families are being shuttered. Public Radio East&rsquo;s Jared Brumbaugh reports on the impact of the government shutdown on military bases in eastern North Carolina.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:45:43 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 24665 at http://publicradioeast.org Sequestration cuts at Camp Lejeune announced http://publicradioeast.org/post/sequestration-cuts-camp-lejeune-announced <p></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 21:16:35 +0000 George Olsen 17747 at http://publicradioeast.org Sexual Assault in the Military and Camp Lejeune's Prevention and Response Program http://publicradioeast.org/post/sexual-assault-military-and-camp-lejeunes-prevention-and-response-program <p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">Reports of sexual assault in the military are at an all-time high.&nbsp; We speak with Senator Kay Hagan and the program manager with Camp Lejeune’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program to find out what’s being done to assist victims and reduce military assault.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>Sexual assault in the military is making national headlines.</p><p><em><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">"Not only is it shameful and disgraceful, its going to make and has made the military less effective than it can be."</span></em></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 16:08:31 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 14820 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/24/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-052413 <p>Reports of sexual assault in the military are at an all-time high.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we speak with Senator Kay Hagan and the program manager with Camp Lejeune’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program to find out what’s being done to assist victims and reduce military assault. &nbsp;The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the Public Radio East stations. &nbsp;Catch the rebroadcast Saturday at noon on PRE Public Radio East News and Ideas Network.</p><p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 14:33:27 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 14711 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/24/13) New Governor Pat McCrory Visits ENC http://publicradioeast.org/post/new-governor-pat-mccrory-visits-enc <p>Less than a week after becoming the new governor of North Carolina, Pat McCrory visited New Bern to talk with constituents and cast his vision for North Carolina's future.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:33:59 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7034 at http://publicradioeast.org New Governor Pat McCrory Visits ENC The Down East Journal (11/16/12) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-111612 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, we examine a controversial North Carolina rule that some believe has contributed to the deaths of the rare and endangered Red Wolf. And, we speak with Camp Lejeune Marines assisting with Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in New York. Plus, new commentary from Joan Carris.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:23:21 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 5009 at http://publicradioeast.org PTSD Treatment for Camp Lejeune Marines Returning From Combat http://publicradioeast.org/post/ptsd-treatment-camp-lejeune-marines-returning-combat <p>We talk to officials with the Naval Hospital at Camp Lejuene about the treatment and interventional services they provide to Marines and Sailors returning from combat.</p><p>This Tuesday was the 11<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the September 11th attacks.&nbsp; 9/11 ceremonies were held across eastern North Carolina to remember the thousands that were lost in terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.&nbsp; This Tuesday, at Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, a couple hundred people turned out for the Patriot Day observance.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:10:27 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 4933 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (09/15/12) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-091512 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, we talk to officials with the Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune about the treatment and interventional services they provide to Marines and Sailors returning from combat.&nbsp; And, we discuss Executive Order 124, which seeks to improve relations between North Carolina agencies and local military installations. Plus, it's a fundraising event in New Bern that sets the table to fight hunger.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:39:04 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 4928 at http://publicradioeast.org