Kim Kardashian Stuns In Red Gown At Marine Corps Ball

Kim Kardashian and Sgt. Martin Gardner are seen at the HQ Battery 10th Marine Birthday Ball in Greenville, North Carolina, November 15, 2012 Kim Kardashian and Sgt. Martin Gardner are seen at the HQ Battery 10th Marine Birthday Ball in Greenville, North Carolina, November 15, 2012

Kim Kardashian made one Marine – and probably all of his buddies – very happy on Thursday night!

The reality TV bombshell stepped out with Sgt. Martin Gardner at the HQ Battery 10th Marine Birthday Ball in Greenville, North Carolina.

The star stunned in a red curve-hugging gown and Sgt. Gardner looked dapper in his formal dress uniform.

Kim has been in Miami filming “Kourtney & Kim Take Miami,” but made time in her busy schedule to accompany Sgt. Gardner on his big night.

“Just left the Marine Corps Ball. Thanks to all of the Marines I had the opportunity to meet tonight! Thank you for all that you do!” she Tweeted after the celebration.

Adding, in another Tweet, “Back in Miami! Had a great time in North Carolina!”

Kim is the latest star to attend an armed forces event, following in the footsteps of Justin Timberlake, Kristin Cavallari and Mila Kunis.

-- Jesse Spero

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