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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
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
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
Vietnam Veterans recognized at MCAS New River May 2, 2002 — Marines and other veterans of the Vietnam War gathered Monday at the Aviation Memorial Park on Marine Corps Air Station New River to reflect the sacrifices made by those veterans more than 35 years ago. At the ceremony "gold-star" mom, Ruth M. Langley received special recognition for losing her son during the war. Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Joe MORE
Retired Sgt. Maj. Joe Houle recounts Vietnam tour May 2, 2002 — He never thought he would reach his unit alive. Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Joe Houle, recounted events from his tour in Vietnam during a Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day ceremony Monday here. The year was 1965, and Houle, then a corporal, arrived in Vietnam facing backward in a C-130 Hercules transport plane.  Seeing tracers flying from the ground 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
Charlie Two Shoes, Marine at last April 29, 2002 — Tsui Chi Hsii was honored by 2d Marine Division at Julian C. Smith Hall here, when Maj. Gen. John F. Sattler, 2d Marine Division's commanding general, appointed him an "Honorary Marine." The appointment makes Tsui the 18th person to receive the honor since the start of the program in 1992. Tsui is better known as "Charlie Two Shoes" by Marines of MORE

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