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Wednesday, July 11, Jacksonville, North Carolina.. April Ponce De Leon, 22, a Marine corporal on active duty based at Camp Lejune in Jacksonville, NC. She was being deployed to Iraq in 2 weeks. After previously supporting the humanitarian aspect of the war, she now calls it an "occupation" and no longer supports the war effort.. Cpl. Ponce De Leon's husband is also a Marine and their deployments are spaced so as one of them is always home with their 2 children, As of this writing, they had not seen each other in over a year.