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Built to be destroyed February 12, 2001 — Marines of Special Operations Training Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, can't train their Marines to penetrate populated buildings by blowing holes in them.  Although this would be ideal for them, they must adapt and overcome to make their training realistic while still feasible.  Second Force Service Support Group combat engineers attached MORE
SOTG Marines train Lejeune's finest for special missions February 12, 2001 — Frost coats the dead, dry grass as the wind whistles around abandoned warehouses in the run-down urban area of a southeastern U.S. city.  The temperature is a frigid 28 degrees, cold for the South, and all the area residents are inside. In the distance, a low drumming builds in rhythm until suddenly, from above the trees, a UH-1N Huey helicopter MORE
Marines keep cars fit February 12, 2001 — It glows like a hot coal sitting in a pile of hay.  It strikes fear into all who see it.  It is that little red 'CHECK ENGINE' light that tells you you're about to spend a fortune on car repairs. Marines and Sailors can save money while keeping their cars running smoothly and safely by doing it themselves at the Auto Hobby Shop here. "I love MORE
It's Miller time! Warlords change command February 10, 2001 — A former Unitas rifle company commander will assume command of the groundbreaking 2d Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment Feb. 21. Lieutenant Colonel Walter L. Miller Jr., from Mesquite, Texas, will take charge of the battalion from Toronto's Lt. Col. Lawrence D. Nicholson, battalion  commander since February 1999. Nicholson, a graduate of The Citadel, MORE
Today's servicemembers meet nation's forefathers February 09, 2001 — Members of the Wilson V. Eagleson Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated are scheduled to be honored guests during Camp Johnson's celebration of Black History Month Feb. 27 and 28. A free showing of the movie "Tuskegee Airmen," which is open to the public with a reservation, is scheduled for Feb. 27 at 4:30 p.m. at the Field Medical Service School MORE
Hero wary of glamour for actions February 06, 2001 — Webster's dictionary defines a hero as an illustrious warrior; a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities. Marine Corps history is littered with personalities that have gone "above and beyond the call of duty." Thousands of citations have been written extolling the conspicuous gallantry and bravery of Marines. Warriors such as Smedley MORE
Role models emerge from America's Regiment February 05, 2001 — The 8th Marine Regiment Headquarters was overrun Feb. 2., by 88 third, fourth and fifth graders. Col. Maston M. Robeson, commanding officer 8th Marine Regiment, welcomed aboard the students from Queen's Creek Elementary School in Swansboro during Groundhog Job Shadow Day. "This is part of our partnership program with Queen's Creek elementary," said MORE
II MEF farewells logistics AC/S February 01, 2001 — After 29 years of service to the Marine Corps,II Marine Expeditionary Force will say farewell to its assistant logistics chief of staff March 1 as Col. Bobby L. Grice retires.Grice, from Dillon, S.C., formerly served as the 2d Marine Division supply officer, and also as the 2d Force Service Support Group's officer in charge of pre-positioning MORE
Forefathers storm Camp Lejeune February 01, 2001 — Warfighters from the past came together in New York and formed the Renegade Platoon for yet another exciting Marine Corps adventure here hosted by 21st century Devil Dogs. The former active-duty Marines were kept busy during their five-day trip with demonstrations and a tour of Camp Lejeune, Camp Geiger and Marine Corps Air Station New River. MORE
Black History observance strengthens unity January 29, 2001 — Marines and Sailors in the Camp Lejeune area will join servicemembers throughout the American Armed Forces to observe Black History Month during February. Various events are planned here to increase public awareness and show an appreciation for the unique role black Americans have played in shaping the nation. "This is a time the Marine Corps has MORE

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