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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 MORE
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NMCRS director retires after 21 years June 20, 2014 — After decades of teaching, leading and supporting the military community, Gini Schopfel, the former director of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune retired, leaving behind a stronger NMCRS.   The retired lieutenant colonel directed the NMCRS aboard Camp Lejeune for the last 21 years. Schopfel stepped into MORE
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NMCRS director retires after 21 years
Behavioral health system means better continuation of care June 20, 2014 — In the past, when a military family left Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, the work they had done through programs with the Community Counseling Center would fall into hiatus, and once settled in a new base, they would have to start over.  Two years ago, Camp Lejeune became a pilot location for a program designed to help providers of Marine Corps MORE
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2nd Medical Battalion conducts mass casualty drills June 20, 2014 — Marines and sailors with 2nd Medical Battalion conducted a mass casualty exercise as part of a semiannual battalion field exercise aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River, June 19. The training simulated a mass casualty event, requiring the corpsmen to tend to patients in the field and board them on a CH-46E Sea Knight for immediate extract, MORE
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2nd Medical Battalion conducts mass casualty drills
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
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PT Coordinators Course: Teaching leaders exercise fundamentals
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 MORE
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Patrons attend 2014 Hurricane Preparedness Town Hall Meeting
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
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NJROTC cadets trek through Marine Corps Endurance Course
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
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Navy Corpsmen celebrate 116 years of service
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
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A place to reflect: Vietnam veterans honored in memorial rededication ceremony
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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Operation Cookie Drop: Girl Scouts show troop appreciation

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