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Former MLB baseball player gives back to community June 20, 2014 — Not often do professional athletes return from stardom to serve their small home town community.For Chad Fonville, the Lejeune High School varsity baseball head coach and special education teacher’s assistant, playing Major League Baseball is an experience he has used to help him give back to the community of Jacksonville, N.C.“Baseball has given MORE
Profile: Lane leads by example June 20, 2014 — It’s human nature to care for one another, but some dedicate their lives to the well-being of others.Navy Capt. David A. Lane, commanding officer of Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, is described as a kind person with a passion for caring for others. “My parents were caring, kind-hearted people, and I learned through them,” said Lane. “They would always MORE
Team USA: Searching for World Cup glory June 20, 2014 — For those of you residing under a rock, the rest of us have been glued to our television sets to capture every minute of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The World Cup is the single biggest sporting event in the world with more than 200 countries giving their all in the hopes of hoisting the golden trophy and proclaiming their nation as the best MORE
Navy Corpsmen celebrate 116 years of service June 19, 2014 — Navy corpsmen set sail to honor 116 years of dedicated service during the Hospital Corpsmen Ball aboard the Henrietta III river boat in Wilmington, N.C., June 14.The Navy Hospital Corps was signed into law by President William McKinley, June 17, 1898, establishing the role of corpsmen in the Navy. Now, corpsmen serve alongside nurses and doctors, MORE
NJROTC cadets trek through Marine Corps Endurance Course June 19, 2014 — More than 50 local Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps Cadets were given the opportunity to complete a Marine Corps endurance course during the Cadet Leadership Course at Stone Bay aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, June 17. The week-long training exercise gave the cadets the opportunity to experience different aspects of the Marine MORE
Patrons attend 2014 Hurricane Preparedness Town Hall Meeting June 19, 2014 — Marines, sailors and civilians gathered at the Russell Marine and Family Center Auditorium for the 2014 Hurricane Preparedness Town Hall Meeting aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, June 18. The meeting encouraged community members to be prepared in the event of a destructive weather emergency. “The idea of a hurricane can make people anxious,” MORE
PT Coordinators Course: Teaching leaders exercise fundamentals June 19, 2014 — When leaders want to train service members to reach their full physical fitness potential, there is a lot to consider. Physical trainers may wonder what the most effective exercises are for large groups, how to vary workouts to keep troops challenged, and how to keep them motivated and excited to maintain physical fitness. The Physical Trainers MORE
Mother shares tale of loss, inspires Marines June 12, 2014 — A mother shared her journey of loss and forgiveness in the wake of her daughter’s death due to a drunk driver during a presentation to Marines at the base theater aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, June 5. MORE
A place to reflect: Vietnam veterans honored in memorial rededication ceremony June 05, 2014 — Members of the area community, including veterans, active duty service members and county residents, gathered to commemorate the rededication of Vietnam Veterans Memorial during a ceremony at Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C., May 31. The ceremony celebrated the addition of a gazebo above a fountain in the memorial, which features MORE
Operation Cookie Drop: Girl Scouts show troop appreciation May 28, 2014 — After months of selling cookies, Girl Scouts gathered at theUSO of North Carolina Jacksonville center to give more than 3,000 boxes to themilitary community during Operation Cookie Drop, May 22.  At each local cookie selling booth, from January to March,girls from the Coastal Pines’ Girl Scouts placed a tin seeking donations forOperation Cookie MORE

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