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Biofuels support community, could create new jobs October 18, 2010 — With the prices of fossil fuels increasing and the carbon footprints being left due to carbon dioxide emissions, biofuels are beginning to gain more popularity around the globe.                                                                              Biofuels, as defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, are fuels composed of or produced from MORE
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Traffic Light Changes October 05, 2010 — Anyone traveling west on Highway 24, also known as Lejeune Boulevard, from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune after getting off work has most likely experienced the high volume of traffic.  A commute from work to home that would normally take only 15 minutes during non-peak traffic hours can often take more than an hour.  In an attempt to combat this MORE
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Stroller Warriors: running shoes on feet, kids secured in strollers, away they go October 05, 2010 — They run miles weekly while pushing their children in strollers, but they are not your average military spouses and moms - they are the Stroller Warriors of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.  When Stephanie Geraghty and her family moved from Quantico, Va., to the Camp Lejeune area last October, she wanted to find some friends and a running partner. MORE
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Camp Lejeune creates website to keep community informed October 05, 2010 — When people see smoke, their first reaction may be to dial 911, but for service members, families and Department of Defense civilians living on or around Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, there is now a website they can visit to find out if that smoke is a threat or from a prescribed burn. The website can be accessed directly from MCB Camp Lejeune’s MORE
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Family Child Care Program offers different type of child care for families October 05, 2010 — Service members and their families who work or live aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune have a couple of options when it comes to the type of child care they want for their children. While most people know about the several child development centers aboard the base, there is an alternative for parents who prefer a more home-like environment for MORE
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Project Guardian Angel: new approach to not drinking and driving October 05, 2010 — When Cpl. Robbie Johnson was just 13 years old, his father was killed by a drunk driver. Armed with firsthand knowledge about the negative effects of drinking and driving, Johnson resolved to take a proactive role in preventing drunk driving. In the summer of 2010, Johnson, training noncommissioned officer for Company B, Headquarters and Support MORE
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Ramirez: 40 years of service October 04, 2010 — Joe Ramirez served in the Marine Corps for 20 years before retiring as a master gunnery sergeant. Then he left Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune to pursue the next chapter of his life as a civilian working as the director for business operations with a company in Texas.  One year later, Ramirez realized he missed something - and that something was the MORE
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Incorporating integrity into your personally procured move July 29, 2010 — With the large number of military and civil service members transferring, retiring and separating every year, “do-it-yourself” moves are becoming increasingly popular.  Once service members have elected to do a Personally Procured Move, formally known as the DITY move, they either rent a moving vehicle or use their personally owned vehicle, then MORE
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Combat instructor risks own life to save Marine July 15, 2010 — In September 2009, during grenade training, a Marine combat instructor gave the command “throw grenade,” to a student. The student froze while holding the live grenade.   Teaching Marines how to operate and fire different weapons systems may not be the safest job and at times, can even be life-threatening. For the combat instructors who teach and MORE
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Operation Homefront: here for you December 22, 2009 — Your spouse is deployed and you are left behind to pay the bills, take care of your two children as well as your home. As if the challenges of now being the “single parent” with your spouse thousands of miles away isn’t enough, your washing machine is broken, your third child is due any day now and you are in dire need of some help. Fortunately MORE
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