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Stone Bay deployment; WTBN faces new millennium of change November 8, 2000 — Marines training at the Stone Bay training area witnessed the tides of change Oct. 27 with the unveiling of a new electronic scoring system being readied for implementation on the ranges here. The system, called LOMAH (location of miss and hit), has long been in use by the Army in one form or another, but until now was never configured for the MORE
2d CEB Breaches way into future November 8, 2000 — Marines from 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, 2d Marine Division are currently conducting operational tests with the new Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System at Engineer Training Area-4 here. The APOBS is a self-contained, one-shot expendable linear demolition charge system, which can be transported and deployed by a two-person team.  The system MORE
Legion of Merit awarded for outstanding service November 7, 2000 — The director of instruction for Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools was awarded the Legion of Merit recently in a ceremony aboard Camp Johnson recently. Lt. Col. John R. Miles of Staten Island, N.Y., was presented the award by Col. J.C. Hardee, the assistant chief of staff for Training, Education and Operations, Marine Corps Base. Miles MORE
Museum Fest recognizes Corps November 6, 2000 — The "Remembering Camp Davis and Camp Lejeune" display located at the Richlands Museum Changing Gallery officially opened Nov. 5 at the Museum Fest held for the 24th consecutive year here. Colonel Mark T. Goodman, the assistant chief of staff for Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, did the honors at a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official MORE
From Man's Corps to the Marine Corps November 3, 2000 — Since women first answered the call led by Opha Mae Johnson during World War I, women have been making history as Marines. The roles of women Marines have changed greatly over the ensuing years, taking women out of their primary niche involving clerical duties and putting them in roles such as helicopter and automotive mechanics and other formerly MORE
Re-building our birthplace one step at a time November 3, 2000 — There is a empty plot of land at the corner of 38th Parallel Boulevard and Spruce Street in Philadelphia that will soon be occupied. This property, which sits amongst the cobblestone streets, will soon be a historical one for Marines. Within a year, a scheduled re-building of Tun Tavern will take place there. Members of the Tun Tavern Historical MORE
Unveiling at Camp Lejeune commemorates 13th Commandant November 2, 2000 — The official unveiling of the Lt. Gen. John A. Lejeune statue at the traffic circle on Holcomb and McHugh Boulevards took place in a ceremony here Thursday. The event reflected the influence the former Commandant has on today's Marine Corps, said Marine Corps Base Commanding General Maj. Gen. Ronald G. Richard as he spoke at the event. He also MORE
The birth of a Corps? October 31, 2000 — It's known that Marines come from diverse backgrounds and their knowledge and experience vary. However, ask most of them about Tun Tavern and the reply may be quicker than a drill instructor's bark."Tun Tavern, that's the Corps' birthplace!" they'll probably say. What most Marines don't know is there's no actual proof that John Adams and the Naval MORE
2nd Tanks grab 'Tiger' by tail October 31, 2000 — "Target identified..." came over the radio. "Fire...On the way." Shortly after the command was given, the 120mm Sabot round spun out of the barrel. With a thunderous fury, the red-glowing round screamed down range toward the enemy silhouette. FORT KNOX, K.Y.- Marines from Alpha Company, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, won MORE
Explosions rock Virginia terrain October 27, 2000 — Once the smoke cleared and the dust settled to the ground, there was nothing left but bare, level earth. The massive explosion caused large trees to rattle straight to their roots and the ground to quiver and crumble. Marines from 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, 2d Marine Division, 2nd Assault Amphibian Bn., 2d Marine Division, and 8th Engineer MORE

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