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Re-building our birthplace one step at a time November 03, 2000 — There is a empty plot of land at the corner of 38th Parallel Boulevard and Spruce Street in Philadelphia that will soon be occupied. This property, which sits amongst the cobblestone streets, will soon be a historical one for Marines.   Within a year, a scheduled re-building of Tun Tavern will take place there.  Members of the Tun Tavern Historical MORE
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Unveiling at Camp Lejeune commemorates 13th Commandant November 02, 2000 — The official unveiling of the Lt. Gen. John A. Lejeune statue at the traffic circle on Holcomb and McHugh Boulevards took place in a ceremony here Thursday.   The event reflected the influence the former Commandant has on today's Marine Corps, said Marine Corps Base Commanding General Maj. Gen. Ronald G. Richard as he spoke at the event. He also MORE
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The birth of a Corps? October 31, 2000 — It's known that Marines come from diverse backgrounds and their knowledge and experience vary. However, ask most of them about Tun Tavern and the reply may be quicker than a drill instructor's bark."Tun Tavern, that's the Corps' birthplace!" they'll probably say. What most Marines don't know is there's no actual proof that John Adams and the Naval MORE
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2nd Tanks grab 'Tiger' by tail October 31, 2000 — "Target identified..." came over the radio. "Fire...On the way." Shortly after the command was given, the 120mm Sabot round spun out of the barrel.   With a thunderous fury, the red-glowing round screamed down range toward the enemy silhouette.   FORT KNOX, K.Y.- Marines from Alpha Company, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, MORE
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Explosions rock Virginia terrain October 27, 2000 — Once the smoke cleared and the dust settled to the ground, there was nothing left but bare, level earth. The massive explosion caused large trees to rattle straight to their roots and the ground to quiver and crumble.   Marines from 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, 2d Marine Division, 2nd Assault Amphibian Bn., 2d Marine Division, and 8th Engineer MORE
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Camp Lejeune Marine takes Corps-wide shooting award October 26, 2000 — Fifteen years of dedication to marksmanship training has culminated into the achievement of a lifetime for Warsaw, Va., native Staff Sgt. Vince Sulik, a marksmanship instructor with 2d Force Service Support Group Marksmanship Training Unit, Weapons Training Battalion, at the Stone Bay Training Area here.   Sulik, a 20-year veteran of the Marine MORE
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"Fightin' I" destroys silhouette targets off the Carolina Coast October 26, 2000 — Marines of the 'Fightin' I' 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division fired rounds at silhouette targets during a presentation drill here Oct. 13 during the Marine Air-Ground Task Force-6 type commanders amphibious training exercise.More than 40 India Company Marines fired 30 rounds each off the bow of the ship with the purpose of honing their skills MORE
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Marine sergeants famous in Israel October 26, 2000 — Two soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces visited Camp Geiger Oct. 26 and 27 to learn about Marine leadership.  The IDF Noncommissioned Officers Academy, which trains sergeants to become better leaders, is looking for new ways to train, according to Capt. Shlomi Ben-Lulu the commanding officer of NCA.   "Marine sergeants are very good.  They are MORE
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Marines and Army play together October 26, 2000 — Four U.S. Marine Corps M198 Howitzers were recently airlifted by two U.S. Army CH-47D Chinooks during Exercise Rolling Thunder in Fort Bragg, N.C.   In an era of joint training, two Marine helicopter support teams from Combat Service Support Detachment-25's Landing Support Platoon and personnel from Charlie Battery, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine MORE
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Marines practice demolition raids October 25, 2000 — The M-240Gs and Squad Automatic Weapons were chattering away from the hillside as group of Marines began providing them cover.   "Let's go," said a squad leader as rounds cracked through the trees. "We have to get this charge set, pop smoke and get out."   They moved quickly through the high brush and down into the creek bed toward their MORE
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