Our Military

Jacksonville, North Carolina, is the county seat of Onslow County and home to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River.


Welcome to North Carolina! Onslow County’s flat, gently rolling terrain covers 763 square miles and is in the southeastern coastal plain of North Carolina, about

Getting To & Around

Situated along the Atlantic Ocean, Onslow County’s rolling terrain is an ideal place to raise a family or just for a relaxing getaway. Many people

Housing & Real Estate

A low cost of living and pleasant natural surroundings in North Carolina’s Onslow County contribute to a quality of life not often found in larger

Employment & Economy

Home to MCB Camp Lejeune, one of the nation’s largest Marine installations, Onslow County has a strong and stable economy. Economic impact studies show

Health Care

There are many health care services in Onslow County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established

Family Resources

Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call

Education & Academics

Finding the right schools and educational opportunities for each family member is an important part of any move. This chapter outlines Onslow County’s public


There are plenty of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping — to choose from in Onslow County. Take a di


SECDEF visits MCB Camp Lejeune, MCAS New River

Story by 1LT Andrew Martino on 09/25/2019 The 27th Secretary of Defense visited Marine Corps Air Station New River and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Marines, British soldiers train in the Infantry Immersion Trainer

Story by LCpl Taylor Smith on 09/23/2019 Marines with 2nd Intelligence Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group continued to build a strong relationship with

Bernie McGrenanhan performs 'Comedy is the Cure' for the Marines of Camp Lejeune

Story by LCpl Fatima Villatoro on 09/23/2019 Could laughter help service members open up to real discussions of suicide and substance abuse? One comedian hope

Sgt. Kevin Fisch represents Camp Pendleton at 2019 HITT Championship

Story by LCpl Melissa Ugalde on 09/20/2019 The feeling of accomplishment, victory, and overwhelming pride is what U.S. Marine Sgt. Kevin Fisch, a motor transportatio

Base welcomes community leaders

Story by LCpl Karina Lopezmata on 09/18/2019 Camp Lejeune leaders hosted 22 officials from local municipalities for a luncheon designed to educate them on the

Honoring excellence: Navy and Marine Corps Association Leadership Award

Story by Cpl Timothy Lutz on 09/17/2019 Marines and Sailors of 2nd Marine Division (2d MarDiv) stood silently in formation to honor their fellow servicemember
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