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Women celebrate more than 73 years of service to Marine Corps March 10, 2016 — Female veterans, active-duty and future Marines were united Friday by the Women’s Marine Association to recognize Women’s History Month and celebrate the 73rd anniversary of proudly serving in the Marine Corps. MORE
Wounded warrior athlete: opportunity meets determination March 3, 2016 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE,N.C. — Cpl.Alexander Salazar, a warrior athlete with Wounded Warrior Battalion-East, canbe found one of two places most days — the archery range on base or the pool atWWBN-E.            Salazar, who has been assigned toWWBN-E since August, will compete in the Marine Corps Trials at Marine CorpsBase Camp Pendleton, MORE
Retired master gunnery sergeant recognized for 40 years of combined service March 1, 2016 — Sit, kneel, bend, Marines and listen to the story of Frank Acevedo Jr. He enlisted in 1973, served 32 years in the Marine Corps and retired in 2005 as a master gunnery sergeant.Just think about that for a second. Thirty-two years. That’s a time frame longer than quite a few Marines have been alive. That’s one hell of ride.But wait, there’s more. MORE
Retired sailor donates wife’s car to wounded warrior February 25, 2016 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE,N.C. — Sixty-twoyears ago, Martin Johnson joined the Navy to see the world — and after twoyears in Vietnam, he didn’t have a scratch.            “I don’t know why the good Lordspared me,” he said. “ I got shot at a lot, but never actually got shot.”            Thinking that he had been blessedled Johnson to help a MORE
Marines qualify for Olympic Trials February 25, 2016 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE,N.C. — TheAll-Marine Wrestling Team placed second in both Freestyle and Greco-Romanduring the Armed Forces Championships 2016 at Naval Base Kitsap Feb. 20-21.            Capt. Bryce Saddoris (154 lbs) and1st Lt. Daniel Miller (215 lbs) both won gold medals in Freestyle.             “Collectively, I believe, all MORE
Marine for Life program expecting overhaul: Marines supported throughout career February 25, 2016 — Every Marine who joins the Marine Corps eventually leaves, whether they serve four or 40 years.The Marine for Life program recognizes this and stands by transitioning service members.The goal of the Marine for Life program is to provide Marines with a network of options after they transition out of the Marine Corps. Those already familiar with the MORE
STEM Carnival highlights innovation, education February 18, 2016 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune district schools are more engaged than ever in providing students with learning opportunities through the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program.Johnson Primary School hosted its first-ever STEM Carnival Feb. 18 on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, where students explored multiple exhibits displaying themes MORE
Smith first female to take charge of FMTB-East February 18, 2016 — Field Medical Training Battalion – East bid farewell to Navy Capt. Richard Jehue, who relinquished command to Navy Capt. Jennifer Smith during a change of command ceremony on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, at Camp Johnson Friday. MORE
Gate Guards provide first line of defense February 18, 2016 — Every day more than 40,000 vehicles pass through the gates of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. But who watches the gates to ensure no one is trespassing or attempting to cause harm?The gate sentries with the Provost Marshal’s Office are charged with guarding the gates. Marine Corps military police officers and Marines with the Fleet Assistance MORE
Care package inbound: Operation Supply Drop brings video games for base recreation centers February 11, 2016 — There are many organizations that contribute to the success and welfare of the U.S. armed forces, but one such organization takes a unique approach in helping service members through the therapy of video games.Operation Supply Drop brought video game consoles and games to the Central Area and French Creek recreation centers on Marine Corps Base MORE

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