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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
Veteran Marine Boxer returns to ring helping MC team November 21, 2001 — At 53, one would think that William "Big Stan" Stankowski would be ready to hang up his boxing gloves, but this is just the beginning of a new era for "Ski". Stankowski, a Bay View, Wisc. native, actively referees for the Marine Corps boxing team with Marines whom he once coached.  He is a major part of Marine Corps boxing history, having fought MORE
8th ESB building ISMT, teamwork November 20, 2001 — "There is no limit to the amount of good that people can accomplish, if they don't care who gets the credit." These are the words of musician, writer and video maker Peter Gabriel. The aforementioned quote also relates to the work that the 2d Platoon, Charlie Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion has been doing toward the construction of the 2d MORE
Single Marine Program grand opening sets precedent November 20, 2001 — The new Single Marine Program headquarters was opened recently in a ceremony that attracted Marines from all corners of Camp Lejeune. "I am extremely excited to be here and being part of the opening," said     Maj. Gen. David M. Mize, Commanding General Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, before he officially opened the new headquarters. "Fifty seven MORE
Military and Civilian rehearse catastrophe response November 19, 2001 — Military fire and rescue workers from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River joined forces with their civilian counterparts from Onslow County at Albert J. Ellis Airport Nov. 17 to assist in an emergency response exercise conducted by the airport. The exercise scenario, which involved the response of approximately 25 MORE
Charleston gracious host to Marine PME November 15, 2001 — Historic Charleston, S.C. played host recently to a group of officers and staff noncommissioned officers from Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2d Force Service Support Group during a two-day professional military education (PME) trip. The group of leaders made the 250-mile bus trip to observe and learn about the coastal town's rich military MORE
Unit tackles assault climbing in West Va. mountains November 15, 2001 — One hundred and fifty six warriors from 2d Reconnaissance Battalion, 2d Marine Division gathered in the wooded hills here Nov. 5-16 for some mountain training, "recon" style. From their field camp at "Old Calvert's Farm," the recon Marines conducted various training, including rock climbing and mountainous terrain patrolling; skills that according MORE
Fighting 6th charge into future November 14, 2001 — With new technology comes a new way of life. For example, it wasn't so very long ago that Alexander Graham Bell invented the first telephone. Now we have cellular phones that can be dialed at the sound of a person's voice. And what would anyone have done in the 1990s without the pager? But with this new technology comes something more important MORE

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