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Midshipmen experience USMC with CORTRAMID August 14, 2014 — Members of Reserve Officers' Training Corps participated in Marine Week for Career Orientation and Training for Midshipmen, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River Aug. 4 through 8.It was an opportunity for the future Marine Corps and Navy officers to gain exposure to military life and to the troops they may one MORE
US Coast Guard celebrate 224 years of service August 14, 2014 — Coastguardsmen from across North Carolina came together to celebrate 224 years of service during the Coast Guard Ball at Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Aug. 8.Congress created a small fleet of cutters known as the Revenue Cutter Service Aug. 4, 1790, the official Coast Guard birthday. The Revenue Cutter Service enforced MORE
Phoenixes rise from intramural ashes to win Summer Slam Softball Tournament August 09, 2014 — Marines and sailors from the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune area gathered aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River to enjoy the Marine Corps Community Services’ Summer Slam Softball Tournament, Aug. 9.Starting in the early morning hours, the tournament was a hit with nine teams from various units participating, giving their all in hopes to win the MORE
Governor visits Camp Lejeune August 08, 2014 — North Carolina governor Pat McCrory met with local commanders during a visit aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune to express his dedication to service members, Aug. 8.McCrory recently signed Senate Bill 761 into law, which gives service members the opportunity to transfer their military training into college credits though University of North MORE
Haitian native leverages local support to help homeland August 07, 2014 — A Marine retiree initiated a project to help children in her homeland of Haiti with the help of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station New River and local communities.Joele Montes, who retired after 22 years as a Marine and served the military community as a prevention specialist with Marine Corps Community Services for more than MORE
Operation Noble Heart facilitates base volunteer efforts August 07, 2014 — German physician and Nobel Peace Prize winner Albert Schweitzer once said, “Wherever a man turns, he can find someone who needs him.”This timeless quote is taken to heart at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune through the volunteer efforts of service members and civilians on base. Operation Noble Heart, run by the Single Marine Program, is a primary way MORE
Regional contracting office: Where government, businesses meet August 07, 2014 — The regional contracting office aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune works with various contractors to support the missions of the service members aboard base.The RCO serves as a middle ground between contractors and the service by procuring supplies and services from barracks furnishings to information technology support, for Marine Corps MORE
Destructive weather? Active shooter? Marine Corps Mass Notification System offers quick warning August 07, 2014 — In case of installation-wide emergencies, members of the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune community can opt to be notified through the Marine Corps Mass Notification System. The system uses texts, phone calls, emails and announcements from speakers throughout the installation to notify personnel and residents of urgent threats, including destructive MORE
2nd MAW CG speaks with leaders, spouses July 31, 2014 — Leaders and their spouses from 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing gathered at the Officers’ Club aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River to discuss some of the issues affecting their Marines and families, Friday. It was an opportunity to take the pulse of the local aviation community first hand, said Maj. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of MORE
CH-53E Super Stallion transports troops, cargo July 31, 2014 — The CH-53E Super Stallion served as the workhorse of the Marine Corps for more than 30 years; the three-engine helicopter is a heavy lift powerhouse.No aircraft in the Department of Defense can compare to the CH-53E Super Stallion, said Capt. Peter Neirheim, an instructor pilot with Marine Heavy Helicopter Training Squadron 302 and Virginia Beach, MORE

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