Local active military, veterans react to fight against ISIS
Local military personnel are speaking out about President Obama's request to congress to authorize military force against ISIS. With a large population of active military and veterans close by, that decision could affect a huge community right here. It's a town that's centered around Camp Lejeune. From active duty men and women to veterans to their families Jacksonville is a military town. So a decision from the president to fight ISIS is something Air Force Veteran Emory Keck says they are all prepared for. Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:06pm
Obama on war powers request: Islamic State is going to lose
President Barack Obama says his new war-powers request to Congress won't become the authorization for another ground war like the US fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:40pm
Obama authorizes 1,500 more troops for Iraq
President Barack Obama is authorizing the US military to deploy up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq as part of the mission to combat the Islamic State group. Obama is also asking Congress for more than $5 billion to help fund the fight. Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:22pm
Burr visits the Port City, talks ISIS and race for US Senate
Senator Richard Burr severed as the keynote speaker at the Fedcon Summit this morning. During his visit to the Port City we caught up with him on several topics including the threat of ISIS, and the race for U.S. Senate. Thu, 10/16/2014 - 4:36pm
NC Senate candidates largely back more airstrikes
Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis are largely supportive of the direction of President Barack Obama's plan to expand military airstrikes and help forces fight the Islamic State militant group. But both North Carolina U.S. Senate candidates are seeking to assert their independence. Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:52pm
President pledges to ‘degrade and ultimately destroy’ ISIS in address to nation
In an address to the nation tonight, President Obama laid out his most detailed plan yet to confront the vexing problem of ISIS, the militant group that executed American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff in Syria and terrorized civilians in Syria and neighboring Iraq. Thu, 09/11/2014 - 1:16am
Burr concerned about radical Islamic group’s threat to US
US Senator Richard Burr made some stops in the port city today. The two-term senator said 10 years ago, when he was on the House Intelligence Committee, there were about three things we would worry about before he went to bed at night. Fri, 08/15/2014 - 4:28pm