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Camp Lejeune News

November, 2001

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SOI instructor's quick reaction a lifesaver November 29, 2001 — Hero is not a title Sgt. John J. Huber wears comfortably. However, his quick actions in a recent training exercise have earned him praise for preventing serious injury. During live-fire grenade training Nov. 29 here, Huber threw a student from harms-way when the errant toss of a live-grenade bounced off the pit wall back at them. Huber was one of MORE
Kids spend day with tanker dads November 29, 2001 — On any normal day children would be at school or daycare. But not on this day, this day they are playing Marine with dad. On a chilly November morning here at 2d Tank Battalion recently, the command held its first ever "Kids to Work Day." More than 100 children participated in the event to experience what their fathers do at work on an everyday MORE
UNITAS Marines returning from multinational deployment November 29, 2001 — Warriors of Marine Forces UNITAS (MARFORUNITAS), II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), are scheduled to return to North Carolina next month, following agricultural inspections and wash-down of their vehicles and equipment. The Marines under the command of Maj. John D. Hicks, departed in July aboard the USS Gunston Hall.   Deployment highlights MORE
AA Bn cultivates own with NCO symposium November 27, 2001 — It has been said by many that the backbone of the Marine Corps lies in the hands of its noncommissioned officers. At a recent NCO symposium held at the Paradise Point golf course here, Marines with 2d Assault Amphibian Battalion learned first hand the knowledge and traits that an NCO should have to carry such a load. More than 100 Marines ranging MORE
Local officials meet to discuss anti-terrorism measures November 27, 2001 — About 150 emergency managers and senior government officials from 10 Eastern North Carolina counties met at the Paradise Point Officer's Club here for the Terrorism Awareness Workshop Nov. 27. The event, which was hosted by Base Commanding General Maj. Gen. David M. Mize, was used as a forum for officials to discuss state terrorism initiatives. "I MORE
4th MEB Increases NBC Capabilities November 27, 2001 — Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade's Anti-Terrorism Battalion were on a routine mission to reinforce an embassy when they received word that there had been an explosion at the main gate of the embassy, two individuals had run in and thrown two canisters, and there was a Marine down suffering from muscle spasms.  As soon as word was MORE
4th MEB Snipers Hone Skills November 27, 2001 — Scout Snipers with the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade's Anti-Terrorism Battalion (AT Bn.) are conducting an eight-day course to better hone their war fighting skills in an urban environment. "The regular scout sniper course is based on green side, jungle settings, long range shots and reconnaissance.  The urban course is learning how to shoot MORE
Midshipmen battle Cadets - Coach Rick Lantz questioned November 26, 2001 — Editor's Note: This Saturday on CBS one of college football's great rivalries takes place as the Midshipmen of Navy challenge the Cadets of Army at Veteran's Stadium in Philadelphia. Combat Correspondent Staff Sgt. Jason Huffine talked to Navy interim Head Coach Rick Lantz yesterday about his Marine past, how he motivates a team and what Navy can MORE
Recon is looking for a few good men November 25, 2001 — A small contingent of reconnaissance Marines from Camp Lejeune established a patrol base atop the Briery Mountain here recently to practice basic survival skills, assault rappelling and climbing techniques. Whether they come over land, by sea or air, reconnaissance Marines bring with them not only their specialized arsenal and equipment, but more MORE
USO gives local community memorable Thanksgiving November 22, 2001 — Service members' "home away from home", Jacksonville's United Service Organization (USO) hosted a Thanksgiving feast for those who could not make it home to their families and those who wanted to share the holiday with others. More than 1,000 Marines and their families attended the event, enjoying 45 turkeys with all the trimmings, dessert and the MORE

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