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Savannah Vets tour 24th MEU during Truex XXXIX January 20, 2001 — History met the tip of the spear recently when veterans from the local chapters of the Marine Corps League and Navy League visited the modern-day warriors of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, II Marine Expeditionary Force, operating out of the Air National Guard Combat Readiness Training Center here during their Training in Urban Environment MORE
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Ten years later: Base CG recalls Gulf War January 18, 2001 — This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. The following are some of the Gulf War lessons and experiences of Maj. Gen. Ronald G. Richard, commanding general of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Major General Richard served as the Operations Assistant Chief of Staff for the 2d Marine Division during the Gulf MORE
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Division competition commences January 18, 2001 — The 2d Marine Division Commanding General's Cup competition is scheduled to kick off Feb. 23, at the French Creek Fitness Center.    This will initiate a series of five events that will include basketball, soccer, one-pitch softball, four-man beach volleyball and a flag football tournament.   "The first event is scheduled to start Feb. 23, with an MORE
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'Black Sheep' in the desert? January 17, 2001 — He peered out of a hole barely big enough to fit his body through as he carefully maneuvered the 26-ton amphibious assault vehicle into formation. He lowered his goggles to protect his eyes from the billowing sand and waited eagerly for the command to move out.Corporal Tyler L. Otten, a crew chief with 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, 2d Assault MORE
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Boxing trials underway at Lejeune January 10, 2001 — The All-Marine boxing trials started yesterday at Goettge Field House here with referee Everett Vandervere stopping the first fight in the third round.   Corporal Jawawn Hairston of Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, backed Cpl. David Nickelson of 2d Force Service Support Group here against the ropes and threw a fury of punches causing MORE
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Riverine Training Center sets new coxswains at the helm December 20, 2000 — "Push!  Push! Push!"   The command is barely spoken before twin outboard engines roar to life and a coxswain and his Rigid Raider Craft tear from a secluded position on New River Inlet.    He drives his payload of Marines toward their objective, sweeping their landing zone with sharp eyes and ready weapons.  The coxswain relies on the speed of MORE
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'Masters of the Iron Horse' celebrate 50 years of success December 20, 2000 — 'Dusty, crusty, grease-covered, dirty and sweaty' is how the picture on the wall describes it. It's big, it's mean, and it 'packs a powerful punch,' according to Master Gunnery Sgt. Thomas J. Speranzi, the operations chief for 2d Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division here.   The 'it' Speranzi is referring to is a tank, and he and his fellow 'Masters MORE
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Working on the railroad December 20, 2000 — 'I think I can, I think I can, I think can,' said the little engine who could.  This little engine, scheduled to depart the rail yard here Dec. 23, will be transporting the equipment Marines and Sailors will use at the upcoming Combined Arms Exercise in Twentynine Palms, Calif.   The work and planning involved in this mission has been underway MORE
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Just to see and hear him December 20, 2000 — Inside the commanding general's wing of Building H-1, home of the 2d Marine Expeditionary Force, Headquarters Group, wives waited patiently to their husbands' faces, and children clapped with excitement at the chance to hear their daddy's voice.   These families were getting a rare opportunity to participate in a video teleconference with their MORE
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Do I cut the red wire or green wire? Bomb Tech returns home in one piece December 19, 2000 — A Marine returned home for the holidays from a deployment to Europe with an invaluable gift for his family - himself.Captain Kelvin F. Dudenhoeffer, officer-in-charge of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2d Force Service Support Group, returned in one piece from Bosnia-Herzegovina following an incident that MORE
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