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Shooting at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina Leaves 1 Marine Dead
TIME ^ | April 8, 2014 8:20pm EDT | David Winograd

Posted on 04/08/2014 6:04:09 PM PDT by blueplum

Authorities say the shooter at the Marine Corps base camp is no longer active

A Marine fatally shot a fellow service member at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina Tuesday, the base said in a statement. The shooting occurred at around 5:30 p.m.

The gunman, a Marine standing guard at the base’s main gate, discharged an M4 rifle, killing another guard.

Camp Lejeune’s provost marshal said the shooting is not thought to be an act of terrorism and that the shooter is no longer active.

(Excerpt) Read more at time.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: camplejeune; marines; shooting
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very brief article. Just happened.
1 posted on 04/08/2014 6:04:09 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

deliberate or accidental?


2 posted on 04/08/2014 6:07:34 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: blueplum

Y’know ... I REALLY want to know about these guys ... this is not normal.


3 posted on 04/08/2014 6:08:01 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: blueplum

recruiting standards??


4 posted on 04/08/2014 6:09:42 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: blueplum

Workplace violence. Surely there will be a dem fundraiser nearby in NC when Obama comes to drive by the memorial service.


5 posted on 04/08/2014 6:09:53 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: elpadre

What standards? Standards pretty much went out the window with the repeal of DADT


6 posted on 04/08/2014 6:11:03 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: blueplum
Does it seem like these types of incidents are happening way more frequently than in the past?

5.56mm

7 posted on 04/08/2014 6:11:14 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: blueplum

This will be just the reason Libs will use to not let our service men be armed on base!


8 posted on 04/08/2014 6:12:42 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: blueplum
the shooter is no longer active

What the hell does that mean?

Shot himself?
With an M4???

9 posted on 04/08/2014 6:12:45 PM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: knarf

Morale is at an all time low...low morale equals disciplinary problems, and suicides, for the weak of mind. This will not be fixed until such time as the DOD boots the women, and homosexuals out.

P.S. I love women, and I ain’t afraid of homos.


10 posted on 04/08/2014 6:14:41 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: grobdriver

He retired?


11 posted on 04/08/2014 6:14:44 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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12 posted on 04/08/2014 6:15:22 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: blueplum

I wonder if the government is screwing with the minds of some of our most susceptible members. Experiments of some kind.


13 posted on 04/08/2014 6:17:08 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: blueplum

The shooter is no longer active? What the heck does that mean?


14 posted on 04/08/2014 6:18:01 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Pain is inevitable. Misery is optional.)
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To: M Kehoe

What kind of incidents?


15 posted on 04/08/2014 6:18:34 PM PDT by stanne
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To: grobdriver

You drive a Grob....ya need to put a /s after yer post.

The shooter was discharged....see what I did there? OK...dispatched. Six o’ one, half dozen o’ the other;-)


16 posted on 04/08/2014 6:19:46 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: SgtBob
This will not be fixed until such time as the DOD boots the women, and homosexuals out.

Nice. This woman made sure 21 years worth of Marines were properly paid and their records kept straight. But I guess there's no value in that, since a woman did it.

17 posted on 04/08/2014 6:20:09 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Pain is inevitable. Misery is optional.)
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To: windcliff

youre not the only one thinking that. ive heard other people asking the same thing.


18 posted on 04/08/2014 6:20:23 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: M Kehoe
Does it seem like these types of incidents are happening way more frequently than in the past?

No, no, no--We just have better information and reporting. The frequency hasn't increased at all!!

/sarc

19 posted on 04/08/2014 6:22:50 PM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: stanne
Good evening.

What kind of incidents?

Shootings at Norfolk, the Navy yard in DC, Ft. Hood, etc.

The incidents may not have a common denominator, but the frequency is more than I have seen in five years.

5.56mm

20 posted on 04/08/2014 6:24:05 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: windcliff

What about the Navy yard shooter who said he thought he was hearing things or the woman in DC who was killed in her car
and said she felt the government was tracking her?
I wouldn’t be at all surprised.


21 posted on 04/08/2014 6:24:18 PM PDT by funfan
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To: blueplum

In reaction to this, in the future armed guards will probably not be issued ammunition.


22 posted on 04/08/2014 6:25:03 PM PDT by RAY (God Bless the USA!)
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To: blueplum; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; ...

Active Duty ping.


23 posted on 04/08/2014 6:26:02 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: blueplum

Something wicked is festering in the shadows. New investigation needs to be done, and NOT by the current powers.


24 posted on 04/08/2014 6:28:13 PM PDT by Clinging Bitterly (I will not comply.)
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To: grobdriver

“the shooter is no longer active”

Those damn reservists!


25 posted on 04/08/2014 6:29:17 PM PDT by rey
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To: blueplum

Hey. I came close to shooting an officer who ordered me to shoot prisooners. An unlawful order is not an order. Yes, there might be an odd circumstance where one moght be forced to do this, bt this was far from one of those circumstances.


26 posted on 04/08/2014 6:31:29 PM PDT by rey
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To: M Kehoe

The common denominator? Ft hood is the same as The Twin Towers, the Boston Marathon and ay other terrorist incident.

The DC shooting was the same as Sandy Hook and Columbine

Last week’s was the same as the Colorado movie theater - a guy in the army who was nuts from the get go and held back from promotions and under the care of a psychiatrist giving him psychotropic drugs that we are all supposed to keep pretending don’t have side effects that include murderous thoughts, feelings and tendencies.

You want to point the finger at the military? Lump these nuts in with Hasan who was from the word go a terrorist, you’d be wrong.

You do not know what happened at Lejuene. You want to put that in with Hasan?

You won’t be alone.

Every media pundit except for a couple of lone sane people like Dana Perino did last week, put it out how very dangerous it was to conflate these incidents, and untrue it is to do so.


27 posted on 04/08/2014 6:33:37 PM PDT by stanne
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To: kingattax

You are overreacting.


28 posted on 04/08/2014 6:34:32 PM PDT by stanne
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To: blueplum
Authorities say the shooter at the Marine Corps base camp is no longer active

He was discharged. Good grief the hip buzzphrases we have now...

29 posted on 04/08/2014 6:37:00 PM PDT by TomServo
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To: grobdriver
What the hell does that mean?

Good question. I was wondering the same thing myself.

30 posted on 04/08/2014 6:40:32 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: stanne
Odd how you responded to my post. Are you angry about something?

5.56mm

31 posted on 04/08/2014 6:43:03 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: SandyInSeattle

Get over your self, Sandy. I was a Fleet Marine for years, and got my sorry ass FAPed to a MCB unit...specifically MCB Camp Foster, Okinawa, Joint Forces Brig. I saw, and dealt with Marines running afoul of MCRs, MCOs, and the UCMJ. I’m not speaking of the prisoners, I’m speaking of the personnel.

The morale is so low in a “co-ed” unit, it is stinking pathetic. And it’s because there is women around. Like I said, I love women...so do a bunch of other male Marines....jealousy, envy, rivalry = zero unit cohesion.


32 posted on 04/08/2014 6:45:48 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: SandyInSeattle

No longer shooting people. Poor choice words within the context.


33 posted on 04/08/2014 6:45:49 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: M Kehoe

“Does it seem like these types of incidents are happening way more frequently than in the past?
5.56mm”

By asking you to point out what types of incidents?

Seems normal to me.


34 posted on 04/08/2014 6:47:45 PM PDT by stanne
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To: kingattax

The new buzzword amongst military bases stateside is the threat of an “Active Shooter”. It’s the threat of somebody just going around shooting people as an act of terrorism.

It appears any incident involving a firearm is now being described as an ‘active shooting’ incident.

Declaring he is no longer active, simply means the immediate threat has subsided.


35 posted on 04/08/2014 6:48:05 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: grobdriver

The way it’s stated, he might be napping.


36 posted on 04/08/2014 6:53:21 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: SgtBob
Morale is at an all time low...low morale equals disciplinary problems, and suicides, for the weak of mind.

BS. The USMC, along with all other branches of service are currently meeting and exceeding enlistment and retention goals. Individuals with disciplinary problems are getting booted out.

This will not be fixed until such time as the DOD boots the women, and homosexuals out.

This isn't ever going to happen so people had better get used to it.

37 posted on 04/08/2014 7:07:27 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: JimSEA

Dirt nap?


38 posted on 04/08/2014 7:08:52 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: SgtBob

Works for me.


39 posted on 04/08/2014 7:17:05 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Drew68

**This isn’t ever going to happen so people had better get used to it.**

Get back to us when women that are taking combat roles can actually pass the physical training standards AND do the work required of those roles.

This isn’t ever going to happen so people had better get used to it,

just to quote you again, because it is just as applicable.


40 posted on 04/08/2014 7:17:20 PM PDT by wrench
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exceeding enlistment and retention goals.

There are no jobs to be had.

I know the derelicts are getting the six-six-and a kick, as should be.

How dare you tell me I better "get used to it". I will not ever accept homosexually as the norm. You, however....

41 posted on 04/08/2014 7:25:59 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: SgtBob
How dare you tell me I better "get used to it".

If you want to serve, you'd better get used to it.

I have no patience for this "low morale" sniveling. If you can't hack it, GTFO. There's plenty of other people lined up to take your place.

As far as women and gays in the military go, it's never going to get repealed. Ever. Get used to it or go home. You don't have to like it. You don't have to enlist or re-enlist either. The Corps doesn't care either way. See my previous comment on enlistment and retention.

42 posted on 04/08/2014 7:32:03 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: SgtBob

Morale is to blame?

For the Camp Lejuene shooter?

Wow, that’s a jump. He wanted all the women out of the Marine Corps? Was he a Marine?

The guy at Ft Hood wanted the women out of the army? Maj hasan didn’t want women and gays in?

Who else is there?

We can throw in the boston bombers, the DC shooter, they all wanted the gays and women out, by your reasoning.

Just wow.


43 posted on 04/08/2014 7:39:16 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Drew68

Hey, Cat, I’m outta there! Embrace it, live it, love it. I ain’t gotta do it. To each his own, Pal.


44 posted on 04/08/2014 7:42:37 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: stanne

Have you been under a rock?


45 posted on 04/08/2014 7:42:58 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: SgtBob
The military has indeed fallen a long way from the standards once held as the bulwarks of this nation.

Truly a sad thing to see.

46 posted on 04/08/2014 7:44:56 PM PDT by Utilizer (Bacon A'kbar! - In world today are only peaceful people, and the mooslimbs trying to kill them-)
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To: stanne

Maybe if you served you might understand....I can tell from your post you can’t get the gist of my post.


47 posted on 04/08/2014 7:45:37 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: blueplum

Weird. Almost the same as what was posted online at WWAY TV in Wilmington, NC.

http://www.wwaytv3.com/2014/04/08/camp-lejeune-marine-dies-from-gunshot-while-guarding-main-gate

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WWAY) — A Camp Lejeune Marine standing guard at the base’s Main Gate is dead after he was shot by a bullet from another Marine’s rifle.

A news release from Camp Lejeune says at about 5:30 p.m., a Marine standing guard at the Main Gate discharged a M4 rifle. The shot hit and killed another Marine guard.

The Marine Corps has not yet released the name of the Marine who died as it tries to notify the Marine’s family.

According to the release, the Base Provost Marshal said the incident is being considered neither an act of terrorism nor an active shooter event.

The incident is currently under investigation by Naval Criminal Investigative Service.


48 posted on 04/08/2014 7:48:07 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: SandyInSeattle

I wasn’t in the military, but my father, husband and daughter were and our son-in-law is. We all thank you for your service.

Women are just as important as men in the military, but some can’t see that.


49 posted on 04/08/2014 7:52:44 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Utilizer; SandyInSeattle

I ain’t seen a church in a coons age, but I pray to The Lord every night to save our troops from Sodom. I weep.

The only way to fix it is to start from scratch...bring all troops home, and give them to states Governors...militia. Quit the social experiment that is the DOD.


50 posted on 04/08/2014 7:58:10 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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