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Recon Marines prep for MEU May 22, 2002 — Under the morning's haze, the helicopter moves toward the aquatic landing zone. The first stick of Marines grows impatient, anticipating the day's jumps. Receiving the hand signals from his platoon commander, the assistant cast master yells over the roar of the bird's blades, "Two minutes!" Marines from 6th Platoon, 2d Force Reconnaissance MORE
Mi casa es su casa May 22, 2002 — "Turning desolate and barren land into a habitable environment was not easy," said Maj. David A. Ratte, the operations officer in charge at 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade Headquarters Group here. The Marines of MHG deployed in support of Dynamic Mix '02 aboard "Camp Alamo" have converted what most would call a dirt mound into a working city with MORE
Artillery kings walk Bloody Lane May 20, 2002 — Imagine negotiating a road where your feet never touch the ground. Instead, you walk each step on a corpse traveling more than a mile. The scene is not fiction; nor is it a dream. The bodies were here at Bloody Lane Sept. 17, 1862. Marine officers with 5th Battalion, 10th Marines walked this road and more last week when they ventured here on a MORE
Blue and Green team make waves in Spain May 17, 2002 — Bienvenido a Espana. The SS Pfc. Eugene A. Obregon and the USNS 1st Lt. Harry L. Martin posted in the Mediterranean Sea today as the in-stream off-loads of forward-deployed equipment commenced. Tarragona, chosen for it's deep-water port, its pier and railhead access, is located on Spain's east coast and is more than 100 miles away from the training MORE
Marines take locals to prom; May I have this dance? May 17, 2002 — The prom only comes once a year. There's always a buzz of excitement. People get their hair done in anticipation of a night they hope to remember forever. They parade through and have their pictures taken with their dates. Then it's on to the dance floor.Marine students from the Personal Administration Course at Camp Johnson attended the 10th MORE
Army, Marines work together May 9, 2002 — Soldiers from the 82d Airborne and Marines from throughout II Marine Expeditionary Force gathered here May 9 to plan for the upcoming Millennium Challenge-02 exercise. This year?s Millennium Challenge is a joint and integrated field exercise with an experiment tied into the training. The exercise helps leaders determine the ability of a joint MORE
3/2 conquers JWTC May 7, 2002 — Marines must be ready to fight in every clime and place. In an effort to maintain this combat readiness, Leathernecks from 3d Battalion, 2d Marines attended the Jungle Warfare Training Center here recently at Camp Gonsalves.The six-day package taught the Marines the basics of what they needed to do if placed in a jungle and how to survive.3/2 MORE
Division Marines train for NBC readiness May 6, 2002 — And there he was. In the field, chemicals falling from the air, and what did he have on? A gas mask of course - a mask his senior Marines ensured him would protect him and others in case of a chemical attack. This was the scenario late last week when Cpl. Joseph Blair and the rest of Headquarters Battalion, 2d Marine Division became one with the MORE
MCCSSS names Instructor of the Year May 3, 2002 — "The better instructor you are, the better the quality of Marine you put out into the fleet," said Staff Sgt. Eva Scaggs, an instructor at the Personnel Administration School, Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools on Camp Johnson. The command honored the New Orleans Marine May 3 during an Instructor of the Year ceremony at the Camp Johnson MORE
Dangerfield punches out after 30 May 2, 2002 — Tis the season of retirements, posts and reliefs and changes-of-commands. One of the first post and relief ceremonies of the season included a sergeant major who's done his twenty and then some. Sergeant Maj. Ronald L. Dangerfield, 6th Marine Regiment, affectionately known as 'Spider Man' to his closest colleagues,  retired May 3 after 30 years of MORE

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