Military | Even as a scandal over medical care for veterans was building, Marines were helping other Marines recover from their wounds
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/17/07, 12:00 am
CAMP LEJENUE, N.C.- On a crisp morning on the North Carolina coast, traffic bustles through the main gate of Camp Lejeune, the largest U.S. Marine Corps base east of the Mississippi. The 156,000-acre site includes 11 miles of beach for amphibious operations training, 98 maneuver areas, and more than 40,000 Marines.