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Division celebrates Corps' birthday, re-enlistments November 13, 2001 — The 2d Marine Division celebrated the Marine Corps birthday recently, with a mass re-enlistment ceremony and a division run led by Maj. Gen. John F. Sattler, the commanding general of the "Follow Me Division." To commemorate the 226th birthday of the Corps, the division's goal was to re-enlist at least 226 Marines prior to Nov. 10. "Every year, MORE
Lejeune tests "black box" for vehicles November 8, 2001 — When it comes to the Marine Corps' government vehicles, safety is most definitely paramount. Now with new technology, that safety that is so desired can be monitored at all times.Over the next several weeks, units here will be testing a new product called FleetWatch, a black box similar to those in most airliners.The box, made by EASE Diagnostics, MORE
4th MEB focuses on MOUT November 6, 2001 — During the U.S. offensive on the North Vietnamese Army in Hue City, Vietnam in 1968, the Marine Corps experienced for the first time what it is like to fight in urban terrain. Now in the 21st century, urban war fighting is more common than ever, and devil dogs with the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (Anti-terrorism) are getting prepared during a MORE
8th ESB awarded Ney Hill award September 20, 2001 — Marines from 8th Engineer Support Battalion FC 303 Messhall and 2d Force Service Support Group (FSSG), recently won the Marine Corps' top food-service award competition. Every year, in an effort to promote excellence in food service, a Corps-wide competition takes place and the winner takes home the prestigious Capt. Edward F. Ney / Maj. Gen. MORE
Ordnance Marine Brings 36-Year Career to a Close July 10, 2001 — When a Marine retires after 20 years of active duty, he or she is considered a "Career Marine." Lt. Col. Ray O. Thomas redefines that term. Thomas will walk away from the Corps July 13, but not before serving his country through eight U.S. presidents and 10 Marine Corps Commandants - a feat of service longevity which took the former enlisted Marine MORE
Reins of 2d FSSG Set to Pass July 10, 2001 — A veteran of Operation Just Cause in Panama is scheduled to assume command of 2nd Force Service Support Group from Brig. Gen. Robert C. Dickerson Jr. in a 6 p.m. ceremony Friday behind the FSSG headquarters. Dickerson, who is slated to become the assistant deputy commandant for logistics plans, policy and strategic mobility, will relinquish command MORE
Marine Corps is one, big, happy family June 28, 2001 — Many Marines refer to the Corps as a "band of brothers" because of the camaraderie Marines share with one another.  But for two computer programmers with Headquarters and Support Battalion, 2nd Force Service Support Group here, the Corps is more like a "band of sisters." "I actually wanted to join the Army because my sister was in the Marine Corps, MORE
Command of 2d Marine Division Set to Change Hands June 25, 2001 — A former 2d Marine Regiment commander is slated to take charge as the commanding general of 2d Marine Division July 12, relieving Maj. Gen. Robert R. Blackman, Jr. Blackman, whose next assignment is the resources, requirements, budget and assessment director for the U.S. Central Command, will relinquish command of the "Follow Me!" Division to Maj. MORE
Aviator hands over command to Saint June 25, 2001 — The Marines at 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade will bid adieu to their commanding general in a change of command ceremony scheduled for July 6 at 10 a.m. in front of Julian C. Smith Hall here. Prior to relocating to Cherry Point, N.C., to serve as the commander of Marine Corps Air Bases Eastern Area/Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Brig. Gen. MORE
From tent stakes to townhouses May 3, 2001 — Before it was garrisoned by more than 43,000 Marines and Sailors, the Camp Lejeune area was inhabited by a small group of tobacco farmers nestled among the marshes, beachhead and coastal forests.  Six decades later, Lejeune is a bustling training ground composed of Camps Johnson and Geiger, and Courthouse Bay and Stone Bay where Marines train and MORE

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