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June 06, 2011

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Chris Brown
Chris Brown

In Country With The Marines

Jacksonville, North Carolina is home to Camp Lejeune, one of the largest U.S. Marine bases in the country. When Chris Brown got his first job in TV news in Jacksonville, he quickly became the military reporter. He covers deployments, deaths and reunions, but he realized he didn’t know the most important thing about servicemen: what it was like to go to war. Chris convinced his boss to send him to Afghanistan, a month-long trip that almost got him killed alongside the Marines he was trying to understand. 

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