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Destructive weather? Active shooter? Marine Corps Mass Notification System offers quick warning August 7, 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
Crew chiefs: Vital to USMC aviation July 31, 2014 — On the ground or in the air, crew chiefs are Marine Corps aviation’s go-to personnel for their respective aircraft in the fleet.The work, maintaining and managing the aircraft of the Marine Corps, is demanding, but rewarding, said Sgt. Daniel Fitzgerald, a UH-1Y Huey crew chief with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 and Clayton, N.C., MORE
Former New River employee awarded with meritorious civilian service award July 31, 2014 — With jokes, jabs and joy, Marine Corps Air Station New River personnel said goodbye to a beloved civilian employee and awarded her with the meritorious civilian service award at the Eagle’s Nest Officers’ Club, July 10.Kathy Zerba, the former office management specialist and community liaison coordinator for the air station commanding officer, was MORE
FARP provides nearby place for aircraft to refuel, reload July 31, 2014 — A Forward Arming and Refueling Point was established atMarine Corps Outlying Field Camp Davis, near Holly Ridge, N.C., to supportaircraft and provide real-world training experience to Marines from MarineCorps Air Station New River from July 8 through 10. The FARP allowedMarines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 to refuel and MORE
US national team stuns Portugal July 24, 2014 — Did you miss Sunday’s action-packed game between the United States and Cristiano Ronaldo?I know some of you must be scratching your head asking what I mean by that.Basically, the U.S. squared off against the world player of the year and his Portuguese roster fillers (that is all they are) in a match that has me at a loss for words.I’ll run you MORE
VMX-22 deploys in support of Special MAGTF-South July 24, 2014 — More than 70 Marines and sailors fromMarine Corps Air Station New River set off to join the Navy’s newest ship forits maiden voyage throughout South America, July 9.Service members from Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22,deployed for the first time in support of Special Marine Air-Ground TaskForce-South aboard the USS America, the MORE
Camp Lejeune set to open Wilson Boulevard Gate July 17, 2014 — The commute on and off Camp Lejeune is about to get a little easier. The long-awaited Wilson Boulevard Gate located at the intersection of Bell Fork Road and NC-24 is scheduled to open to Marine Corps Base personnel for limited hours coming on the base weekday mornings and 24/7 coming off beginning July 31.A portion of the new gate entry road MORE
Local Jacksonville journalist receives long-overdue retirement from Marine Corps July 8, 2014 — Joined by family and friends, one Marine veteran was recognized for his Marine Corps service during a ceremony at Wounded Warrior Battalion-East aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, July 8.Thomas Brennan, a reporter with the Jacksonville Daily News, typically covers all things Marine Corps related for the publication and had the opportunity the MORE

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