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2d LAR struts the desert January 28, 2001 — They took to the desert with the heat of afternoon sun on their backs, crossing the terrain in a four-man vehicle formation. Two of the 28,200-pound vehicles set up a base of fire against the enemy objective, discharging rounds from both the M242 25 mm chain gun and M240 7.62 mm machine gun. When the smoke cleared, the back hatches of the Light MORE
Marines remember the 100-hour war known as Desert Storm January 28, 2001 — Do you remember where you were 10 years ago? For three Camp Lejeune Marines, the memories are quite vivid. They were part of the first allied infantry force to enter Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm. In the hours before the attack, 7th Marine Regimental Chaplain Lt. Cdr. Joseph Matoush quoted from Shakespeare's "Henry V." "We few...we happy MORE
Marine Corps Engineer conference reviews 21sts Century strategies January 25, 2001 — Few Marines have impacted the Marine Corps' foreign relations around the globe as much as the accomplishments of Marine combat engineers.  Whether the task is repairing roads in hurricane-devastated Latin America, rebuilding schools in Indonesia, or purifying water and passing out food to a starving populace during a humanitarian assistance MORE
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
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
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
'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
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 Nickelson MORE
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
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 since MORE

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