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Archbishop christens church December 10, 2000 — Roman Catholicism is said to be one of the most widely practiced religions throughout the world. On a smaller scale, Catholicism in the military is overseen by many men of the cloth; but one man in particular.   The reverend Edwin F. O'Brien, Archbishop for the Military Services, visited here Nov. 10 to hold mass with the parishioners and to MORE
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Division Docs practice Trauma Life Support December 07, 2000 — The rear of the Light Armored Vehicle was still on fire due to a recent hit from an artillery shell when the group of corpsmen arrived. They quickly opened one of the top hatches to check on the driver's condition. All of his comrades got out safely, he was the only one left inside and they needed to get him out.   'Keep his neck straight," said MORE
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10th Marines remembers past December 07, 2000 — A piece of the Corps' history was immortalized here today when an M110-A2, self-propelled howitzer, also know as the "eight inch," was the first of many historic artillery weapons dedicated to the Historical Gun Park on N Street, adjacent to 10th Marine Regiment Headquarters.   The M110 was driven onto the display pad by Master Gunnery Sgt. Miguel MORE
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Group decontaminates MEF December 06, 2000 — It looked like it had just rolled in from a snowstorm coated in what was considered to be some type of airborne chemical agent. The Marines approached the poison-covered Light Armored Vehicle outfitted in full Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear with high pressure hoses in hand. It was the Marines' job to decontaminate the vehicle in order to MORE
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Fightin' Sixth Marines sharpen spear December 04, 2000 — Morning sunlight filtered through the trees while cold morning air caused leaves to rustle as the patrol quietly made its way through the dense woods. The Marines lightened their steps as they approached the observation post. The point man raised the sights of his rifle and a sudden crack broke the silence.   "Contact front!" yelled the rifleman. MORE
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3/8 Marines bound for Japan December 04, 2000 — Marines from 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment will leave for a six-month deployment to Okinawa to conduct training under the Unit Deployment Program Saturday."We live to deploy," said LtCol. Louis N. Rachal, battalion commanding officer. "The battalion is extremely excited about the upcoming deployment. We have trained hard over the past MORE
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10th Marines retain it's own December 01, 2000 — In order to keep quality Marines within the ranks, career planners of 10th Marine Regiment held their first "Stay Marine" Career Day at Marston Pavilion Nov. 30.   Sergeant Brian M. Dimock from Sterling Heights, Mich., Sgt. Scott B. Selkey of St. Petersburg, Fla., Sgt. Jason A. Hall of Charleston, W. Va., and Cpl. Patrick M. McCarty from Hilliard, MORE
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Firefighters stand ready for Lejeune December 01, 2000 — The crackling, thunder-like rumble of diesel fuel and gasoline burning in the training pit overpowered any other sound around it. The four firemen approached this towering inferno with careful confidence; ready to tame what some might say is impossible to tame. As they turned their hoses on the burning blaze, it growled back at them in defiance as MORE
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Light of faith leads the way December 01, 2000 — Marines and Sailors from Camp Lejeune gathered at the Royal Pavilion Hotel here Nov. 30 in honor of the 225th anniversary of the Chaplain Corps.   "We are here to celebrate a community that serves as a lighthouse," said Navy Capt. Ollis J. Mozon, chaplain, Marine Corps Base. "We have guided Marines, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Merchant Marines MORE
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50 seconds and counting December 01, 2000 — Marines and Sailors from Camp Lejeune, New River and Cherry Point Air Stations tested their marksmanship skills recently during the inaugural 2000 Infantry Team Trophy Competition here.   The Marksmanship Training Unit, 2d Marine Division, swept the competition and took home the trophy on the final day.   Twenty-three teams of Marines and Sailors MORE
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