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Arrive Alive providing Marines with safe ride home February 11, 2014 — The Marine Corps Arrive Alive program promotes drunk driving prevention and helps Marines stay safe while on liberty.The program allows Marines and sailors to contact participating taxi companies and give them the Arrive Alive card. The taxi driver will drive the service member to the battalion officer of the day, who will provide payment for the MORE
Changes to Marine Security Guard screening February 11, 2014 — Marines interested in advancing their careers through the Marine Security Guard Program will experience new changes to the screening requirements.The changes, published in Marine Corps Order P1326.6D, are implemented to vet a better applicant, said Master Sgt. Frazier Trusty, Marine Corps Installations East career planner. “Becoming part of the MSG MORE
Two recipients honored with McKinney Award February 07, 2014 — Chapter 906 of the Non-commissioned Officers Association of America presented Michael Mckinney and Wayne V. Morris with the Sergeant Major C.A. “Mack” McKinney Award during the annual ceremony at Sywanyk’s Scarlet and Gold Traditions in Jacksonville, N.C., Friday.The award was established in 1992 to award active-duty and past service members for MORE
Sundaes on Sunday draws families to Camp Johnson Library February 05, 2014 — Dinosaurs roared through the Marine Corps Base Camp Johnson Library as dozens of Marines, sailors, spouses and children enjoyed the prehistoric themed Sundaes on Sunday event.The monthly themed event incorporates storytelling, arts and crafts, quiet reading time and best of all, ice cream, according to Crystal Dean, library technician for the Camp MORE
7th annual Polar Plunge supports Special Olympics January 16, 2014 — More than 450 participants were Freezin’ for a Reason at the 7th annual Special Olympics of Onslow County Polar Plunge at Onslow Beach aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jan. 11.Participants raised more than $27,000 to support more than 900 Special Olympics athletes in Onslow County.SOOC provides year-round sports training and competition for MORE
Retired master gunnery sergeant opens trail for base January 09, 2014 — Jeff LeBlanc wanted to give back to the community with a passion he developed during his 26 years in the Marine Corps, so he began building several bike trails in the community.Leblanc retired in 2002 as a master gunnery sergeant and just a year prior discovered a passion for mountain biking. LeBlanc has since become the president of Down-East MORE
Prevent sewer overflow through proper grease, debris disposal January 08, 2014 — Members of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s Tarawa Terrace housing were recently affected by a sewage overflow of more than 9,000 gallons of waste water caused by grease and other objects being discarded down sink drains and toilets.Although the spill was cleaned up quickly, base officials encourage residents to take measures to prevent similar MORE
Domestic Violence Helpline has a new number January 08, 2014 — Domestic violence is an issue that can happen at any time, but with the new Domestic Violence Helpline aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, victims of domestic violence can receive help and support calling 376-5675.Available to active-duty Marines, sailors, their spouses or family members, the helpline offers assistance and advice through trained MORE
Gunny Claus spreads Christmas cheer, visits military families December 19, 2013 — Assigned to the 1st Reindeer Division, Marine Corps Base North Pole, Gunny Claus visited local service members and their families to spread Christmas cheer at the USO of North Carolina Jacksonville Center, Dec. 14.More than 300 service members and their families shared their wish list with Gunny Claus and his patented Dress Reds over MORE
New system to help alert base community of emergencies December 19, 2013 — Tragedies like the Fort Hood and Washington Naval Yard shootings are reminders violence can sometimes be present aboard a government facility, but a new system will assist in keeping all base residents safe and informed.AtHoc, a mass notification system, is being implemented aboard all Marine Corps installations to provide better security and MORE

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