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CBIRF takes the (Capitol) hill December 3, 2001 — The battle against terrorism continues on the Capitol as Marines from the Chemical Biological Incident Response Force executed their third mission in Operation Noble Eagle inside the Dirksen Senate Office Building. CBIRF, operationally falling under the U.S. Capitol Police command, moved in alongside specialists from the Environmental Protection MORE
ITB extends training, Marines better prepared for future December 3, 2001 — The newest infantrymen to the Marine Corps are now receiving better training.  Implemented in October, Infantry Training Battalion at the School of Infantry expanded their training from 37 to 52 days. The expanded time schedule allows for more emphasis on physical training, close-combat, patrolling and live-firing of weapons, making new Marines MORE
More than a battle - the 102nd Army/Navy Game December 2, 2001 — Both U.S. Naval Academy seniors Jeff Gaddy and Ryan Hamilton said before Saturday's 102nd Army/Navy football game that they had visions of what the perfect outcome would be.Gaddy, the Midshipmen's leading receiver this year, said he hoped he had so many catches and at least one touchdown that he'd be able to play his final collegiate half on the 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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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