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Canadians train with 3/2 October 03, 2000 — More than 900 Canadian soldiers from Petawawa, Ontario, are currently participating with Marines and Sailors in the NATO Exercise Unified Spirit 2000 here until Oct. 30.The exercise provides 1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment Battalion Group an environment to practice amphibious landings utilizing a variety of the Corp's landing crafts."This MORE
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Thai Marine realizes dreams in Corps October 02, 2000 — People come from all walks of life, but few can say that coming into the Marine Corps was actually the fruition of a lifelong dream. However, one administrative clerk at Court House Bay here can make that claim.    Sergeant Siriporn Nakphinphat, an administrative clerk for Marine Corps Engineer School at Court House Bay, faced many challenges MORE
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New fighting technique learned by Marines October 02, 2000 — The Marine Corps will implement new hand-to-hand combat skills Corps wide, following the recertification of close combat instructors learning the new Marine Martial Arts Program.   In the past, Leathernecks have learned basic hand-to-hand combat called line training, which is no longer used.   Close Combat Instructor Trainers from Quantico, Va., MORE
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Camp Lejeune "firefighters" return from Idaho September 30, 2000 — The last of the Marines of 3d Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment returned victorious on Sept. 24 after 24 days of fire fighting in the Clear Creek Complex of fires about 12 miles west of Salmon, Idaho. Task Force Betio, led by LtCol Philip E. Smith was integral in increasing the containment percentage of the Clear Creek fire from 29 percent to 85 MORE
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Eric, the Norwegian mink, is coming home September 29, 2000 — Eric, a stuffed mink, was finally returned to his rightful owner Sept. 21 in a private ceremony at 2d Marine Regiment headquarters.   Col. William R. Kellner, School of Infantry commanding officer, returned Eric to Col. Jerry L. Durrant, 2d Marine Regiment commander, after discovering he had been taken from the regiment several years before.   "I MORE
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DAPS 'Can do right now' September 29, 2000 — 'Can do right now.'  That is the motto of the Document Automation & Production Service located here.  It is their way of letting the customer know what, and how fast, DAPS can produce a product.    DAPS is the innovator in the digital arena of publication and is moving the U.S. Marines Corps into a paperless world, according to Leroy C. Bradley, MORE
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Sea cadets get dose of Marine life in chamber September 25, 2000 — The Navy Sea Cadets visited the Nuclear Biological Chemical School here Sept. 23 to learn the importance of NBC safety.  They were given the same class Marines receive including instruction on NBC first aid and how to properly wear a Mission Oriented Protective Posture suit.   The cadets were issued suits to wear.  After suiting up, they marched to MORE
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8th Marine Regiment recieves award for volunteer work September 25, 2000 — The charitable work of Leathernecks from 8th Marine Regiment Camp Lejeune, N.C., who have lent their spare time to help underprivileged children in the past year, was recognized at an awards ceremony given by North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt Jr. at Johnston Community College Sept. 25.   The Governors Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service MORE
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Former Marine retires after 18 years as USO director September 23, 2000 — Retired Sgt. Maj. Matthew A. Hardiman, former director of the Jacksonville, N.C., United Servicemembers Organization officially called it quits Sept. 21 in a post and relief ceremony where retired Sgt. Maj. Paul Siverson took the reigns of the organization.   In a celebration attended by local dignitaries, including civilian and military members, MORE
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2d AABn; keeps the Corps "amphibious"; September 20, 2000 — Few Marines have a true realization of what being an amphibious fighting force really means like the Marines and Sailors of 2d Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2d Marine Division.Located nine miles from main side Camp Lejeune at Courthouse Bay, the unit epitomizes the very heartbeat that makes the United States Marine Corps amphibious by nature. MORE
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