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Know season rules, regulations April 7, 2016 — As temperatures rise and days get longer, sportsmen are eager to get out their fishing equipment and dust off their turkey calls. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is surrounded by some of North Carolina’s most sought-after fishing destinations and is home to various wild game species. For hunters and fisherman on base, a few extra steps must be taken to ensure they are following base orders and regulations as well as state requirements regarding hunting and fishing. With both freshwater and saltwater fishing being popular on base, sportsmen who seek to fish on base must carry a North Carolina State Fishing License and base permit on them while fishing. Camp Lejeune is home to more than 32 acres of inland freshwater ponds, giving fisherman a cast at bluegill, sunfish, bass and catfish. According to base conservation law enforcement, fishing with artificial bait or digestible bait requires a state fishing license. Hook and line is the only legal method of taking inland fish with a recreational license. MORE
Marines gather to shoot Eastern Division Matches April 7, 2016 — Marines from the Eastern Seaboard, the Central Intelligence Agency and British Royal Marines gathered to put their marksmanship skills to the test during the Eastern Division Shooting Matches at Stone Bay Rifle Range on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune March 24.Competitors fired the M16A4 and M4 service rifles and M9 service pistol in the 10-day MORE
Red Cross holds luncheon for volunteers April 6, 2016 — Disasters, natural or not, can happen to anyone at any time. If they do, the American Red Cross steps in and provides help for families in need.The organization hosted a luncheon at Marine Corps Air Station New River for its volunteers who go above and beyond in their duties to help service members in Marine Corps Installations–East March 22."Today MORE
Marine praised as hero after brave decision April 6, 2016 — "That knife can’t hurt me, that knife can’t hurt me," Lance Cpl. Reno Juman repeated to himself over and over again. A decision had to be made and made quickly; he holstered his weapon, took a step toward the threat and hoped for the best.On Feb. 15, a recently discharged Marine charged the Provost Marshal Office Marines standing post at the front MORE
Car seat safety inspection April 5 March 31, 2016 — The Main Exchange on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune will host a car seat safety inspection in the parking lot April 5. MORE
Lejeune converts to natural gas heating systems March 30, 2016 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE,N.C. — In aneffort to make Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune more energy efficient, buildingheating systems are being converted from steam to natural gas.            While the initiative means a smallercarbon footprint, it also means natural gas lines now run across theinstallation.            Elizabeth Smith, a MORE
New armed forces manager at Red Cross March 29, 2016 — The American Red Cross has always provided assistance to service members and their family members in need or in case of regional emergency. The recently appointed service to the armed forces manager hopes to continue that."My job entails overseeing all of the programs in this six-county area that benefits veterans, active-duty service members and MORE
Battle Color Detachment performs for base, community March 28, 2016 — The steady crack of white-gloved hands hitting rifles and the precise timing of every note coming from various instruments at the direction of the conductor captivated everyone in attendance. Close order drill unscored by syncopated drums tied together the entire performance – the Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment had arrived at Marine Corps MORE
Engineers compete for trophy during St. Patrick’s Day field meet March 24, 2016 — Engineers from units across the installation gathered at Ellis Field on Courthouse Bay at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune to honor their heritage and celebrate the patron saint of engineers, St. Patrick, March 17. MORE
2016 Marine Corps Trials March 17, 2016 — More than 200 Marines, sailors and veterans gathered on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., to compete for their respective units over the course of seven days. Though wounded or ill from their unselfish service to their country, they were determined to perform as best they can for their respective units.The 6th annual Marine Corps Trials was MORE

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