14 Sep '18, 8pm

Hurricane Florence has arrived and Marines aboard embattled Camp Lejeune have decided to party

It’s been a drama-filled week for Marine bases located in the path of Hurricane Florence. The recruit depot at Parris Island, South Carolina , dropped a mandatory evacuation order on Monday, only to rescind it later the following day. And the sprawling Marine base at Camp Lejeune , North Carolina, was dragged into a Facebook debate with critics deriding the base over its decision to wait out the storm. Well, Hurricane Florence, the once touted mega category four storm, has made landfall on the East Coast of the United States as a now category one storm, battering Camp Lejeune with 80-90 mph winds and dumping a ton of rain. So, how are Marines faring in the face of impending peril from the storm? From a series of pictures, Snapchat videos and posts to social media it appears some have decided to slam beers, dance in American flag garbed shorts and capes, and party. Don't wo...

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