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Camp Lejeune News
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A Leader that loves it October 13, 2000 — When a unit takes part in an exercise, such as the recent type commanders amphibious training off the North Carolina Coast, the overall responsibility falls under the commanding officer. Unfortunately, the commanding officer can't be everywhere his troops go, and fortunately he has responsible leaders to follow through with his commands. The MORE
Emergency Department saves Lejeune lives October 6, 2000 — Death is a very real fact of life. It's going to happen to all of us some day and there will probably be very little we can do about it when our time comes. Sure it sounds rough, but it's the cold hard truth. However, there are those here who have committed their time and effort to prevent and possibly delay that eventual end for us. The staff MORE
World War II heroes unite at Camp Lejeune October 6, 2000 — WWII Veterans from the 8th Defense and Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion met at Marston Pavilion here recently to celebrate their 30th annual reunion since 1970. The 8th Defense & AAA Bn. Reunion Association travels to different places every year for their reunion.  Normally, the reunion is held in a hotel, but this year they chose to come to Camp MORE
150 'Leathernecks' Stay Marine October 5, 2000 — In a ceremony that emphasized 'Stay Marine,' 155 Marines reenlisted here today outside Building H-1. "I want to better my career and lifestyle," said Quincy, Fla., native Cpl. Mitchell Curry, a cook at the 8th Marine Regiment mess hall here. Curry, who reenlisted for the first time, was accompanied by fiancée Tanshell Hackey. Hackey, of Pamlico MORE
Canadians train with 3/2 October 3, 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
New fighting technique learned by Marines October 2, 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., who MORE
Thai Marine realizes dreams in Corps October 2, 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 prior MORE
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
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
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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