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NC Marine Corps hosts 5 World War II veterans

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MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. -

Marine Corps Air Station New River is hosting an educational event to hear from five veterans of World War II. 

Marine Corps spokeswoman 1st Lt. Sarah Burns says Wednesday's session features speakers who served in the European and Pacific theaters. It's set for the Single Marine Program Center. 

Veterans of the Korean and Vietnam conflict are also expected to attend. Burns says there is also a large display of war artifacts. 

The event begins at 1 p.m. and is open to all air station personnel and Department of Defense identity card holders.

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