Fort Bragg Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fort Bragg, NC.

Results 1 - 20 of 41 for "u:wbtv.com" in Fort Bragg, NC

  1. Rare butterfly thrives on, and because of, US military basesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 2 | WBTV

    It sounds strange, but a rare butterfly has been found by federal wildlife officials to be thriving on U.S. military bases. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife endangered species expert says the frosted elfin has been confirmed at Westover Air Reserve Base and Camp Edwards in Massachusetts; Fort McCoy in Wisconsin; Fort Bragg in North Carolina; and the New Hampshire State Military Reservation.

    Comment?

  2. New commander for 82nd Airborne Division Sustainment BrigadeRead the original story

    Friday Jun 23 | WBTV

    The Fayetteville Observer reports Col. Jon P. Beale became commander of the Sustainment Brigade in a ceremony Tuesday at Fort Bragg.

    Comment?

  3. The Latest: Navy Seal tells of wound during Bergdahl searchRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | WBTV

    The Latest on pretrial hearings in the case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who is accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009 : A former Navy Seal says his career was ended by a wound he suffered on a search mission to find Army Sgt.

    Comment?

  4. US House passes bill to make it easier to fire VA workers, protect whistle blowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | WBTV

    On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Richard Hudson , the representative of Fort Bragg and author of bipartisan legislation to allow service connected veterans to choose care from private providers in their local communities, released the following statement after the House passed S. 1094, legislation to make it easier to fire Veterans Affairs employees for poor performance or misconduct and to establish whistle blower protections: "I recognize there are many good, hard-working people at our local VA hospitals many of them are veterans themselves. It's the unaccountable bureaucracy that hurts veterans and makes it impossible for them to get the timely care and benefits they deserve.

    Comment?

  5. Fort Bragg paratrooper dies in crash during drive back from visiting wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WBTV

    Charges are not expected in a head-on crash that killed a Fort Bragg soldier on Sunday, according to the State Highway Patrol. Joshua Scott Piotrowski, 24, of the 82nd Airborne Division, was driving home from visiting his wife in Charlotte when the accident happened at about 6:30 a.m., according to troopers.

    Comment?

  6. Jeffrey CreechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WBTV

    Three Fort Bragg soldiers and another man have been charged in connection with secretly taking a video of a couple having sex at a party and then distributing it to others, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. Jeffrey Creech, 29, of Fort Bragg faces charges of illegal possession of a peeping Tom photographic image and on count of misdemeanor obstruction of justice, police said.

    Comment?

  7. Fort Bragg soldier charged with possessing peeping videoRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | WBTV

    A Fort Bragg solider has been arrested after police in North Carolina say he secretly filmed two people having sex. A Fayetteville police warrant says 29-year-old Jeffrey Creech was arrested on Wednesday and charged with illegal possession of a Peeping Tom photographic image and obstruction of justice.

    Comment?

  8. Charleston jets, Fort Bragg troopers team up for exerciseRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | WBTV

    As many as 15 Air Force cargo jets will take part in a joint military exercise with paratroopers from Fort Bragg in North Carolina. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that C-17 cargo jets form the 437th and 315th airlift wings will take off from Joint Base Charleston on Thursday morning and will pick up troops at Pope Field at Fort Bragg.

    Comment?

  9. Military museum near Fort Bragg to honor dogs that serveRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | WBTV

    A North Carolina military museum located near one of the nation's largest Army bases will pay tribute later this month to the dogs who work with the country's elite soldiers. The Fayetteville Observer reports the Airborne & Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville will hold a Memorial Day service for K-9 soldiers.

    Comment?

  10. Ex-soldier charged in NC dog's shooting found dead in home, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | WBTV

    One of two people who were charged with shooting and killing a dog last month in Fayetteville has died, police say. Marinna Rollins, 23, and Jarren Heng, 25, each faced a felony charge of cruelty to animals after a dog was shot five times in an incident caught on video.

    Comment?

  11. The Latest: October trial date planned for Bowe BergdahlRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | WBTV

    A military judge says he has settled on an October trial date for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on charges that he endangered his comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009.

    Comment?

  12. After 3 previous tries, new Bergdahl trial date could be setRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | WBTV

    A military judge could set a new timetable for the desertion case against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at a pre-trial hearing nearly three years after the soldier's return from captivity.

    Comment?

  13. US soldier killed in Iraq during a patrol outside MosulRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | WBTV

    The Pentagon says an American soldier has died in Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated during a patrol outside Mosul. Officials say the 1st lieutenant with the 82nd Airborne Division, 25-year-old Weston C. Lee of Bluffton, Georgia, died Saturday.

    Comment?

  14. Police investigate paratrooper's death in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | WBTV

    Officials at Fort Bragg said Fayetteville police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old member of the 82nd Airborne Division.

    Comment?

  15. North Carolina man dies when motorcycle and car collideRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | WBTV

    A news release says the crash happened Saturday afternoon when a sedan making a left turn was struck by a motorcycle. The man on the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Comment?

  16. New US education chief DeVos visiting Fort Bragg schoolRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2017 | WBTV

    New Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is visiting a North Carolina military installation to highlight the importance of children within armed forces communities. DeVos planned to travel to Fort Bragg to tour a primary school on the Army post Monday morning, meeting students, parents and school leaders.

    Comment?

  17. Firefighters concerned about conditions at Bragg stationRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2017 | WBTV

    Firefighters at a fire station on the Fort Bragg have turned to Congress for help with repairs at a fire station that has a leaky roof, holes in the walls, mold, asbestos and even a fire alarm system that's not in compliance. The Fayetteville Observer reports those problems have been cited by firefighters, inspectors and documented assessments at Fire Station No.

    Comment?

  18. Passengers heard crying on video as soldier's casket unloaded from flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WBTV

    A Facebook user captured the emotional moment when a fallen soldier's casket was unloaded at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Lisa West Williams captured the solemn moment on video Feb. 14, and it's now been viewed more than 6 million times on Facebook.

    Comment?

  19. The Latest: Bergdahl, attorneys arrive for pretrial hearingRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | WBTV

    The Latest on a pretrial hearing for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, charged with endangering the lives of soldiers who searched for him after he left his post in Afghanistan in 2009.

    Comment?

  20. Bergdahl hearing expected to focus on criticism from TrumpRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | WBTV

    Lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will try to convince a judge that he cannot get a fair trial on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy because of highly charged statements made by President Donald Trump.

    Comment?

Fort Bragg Job Listings
View or post Fort Bragg job listings on Topix.
Fort Bragg Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Fort Bragg from Topix.
Fort Bragg Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Fort Bragg on Topix.