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Marine Corps musicians reunite May 01, 2001 — Marine Corps band members from the last six decades recently met here for their annual Marine Corps Musicians Association Reunion.   During their visit, they observed their heritage and glimpsed their influence on today's Corps.   While the MCMA members relished the opportunity to perform with 2d Marine Division's Band, many of their younger MORE
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Battalion birthed at MCCSSS April 18, 2001 — Camp Johnson rewrites history once again as the Marines, sailors and civilians of Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools implement a new battalion.   Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools is making significant changes to its organization to improve training and education.    The reorganization includes the creation of Headquarters and MORE
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1/8 Marines reunite, former Marines from across nation join at Lejeune April 12, 2001 — Former Marines of 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment recently reunited here to relive memories and see the Corps of today. Making a guest appearance and speech was former Gen. Walter E. Boomer, from Pomfret, Conn., whose career highlight was serving as the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps. Currently the president and chief executive MORE
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Isaak award accompanies 'Warrior Week' March 29, 2001 — Celebrating their 17th anniversary with a week-long series of events dubbed "Warrior Week", 2d Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2d Marine Division will commemorates their short, yet proud history this week.   Their chronicle includes participation in Operation Just Cause from Aug. 15, 1989 to Feb. 14, 1990.  Second LAR has also joined MORE
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Lima 3/2 challenges the M4 in a range environment March 26, 2001 — United States Marines and marksmanship - the two are synonymous the world-over to some, and the Corps is constantly testing new weaponry to ensure Marines are on the cutting edge of technology.Marines from Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment took to the range recently to assess the M4 weapons system as a replacement for the M16A2. The MORE
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'First in - last out' celebrates one-year anniversary March 23, 2001 — Second Transportation Support Battalion, 2d Force Service Support Group here will celebrate its one-year anniversary Friday.   The unit, created from the merger of 8th Motor Transportation Bn. and 2d Landing Support Bn., provides transportation capabilities to the II Marine Expeditionary Force.   "Every deployment of II MEF forces involves support MORE
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Technology helps MCCSSS build blocks March 21, 2001 — Technology and training took center stage when Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools hosted a visit by key personnel from the Marine Corps' Distance Learning Center this month at Camp Johnson.   The DLC is a component of the newly formed Training and Education Command headquartered at Quantico, Va., and is tasked with supporting the MORE
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Female warriors earn place in history March 20, 2001 — From administrative clerks to automobile mechanics and parachute riggers, women have served proudly in Marine Corps history.   Today, women Marines are found in nearly every clime and place, including combat elements such as Marine Expeditionary Units and aviation squadrons, but this wasn't always the case.   Initially, female Marines trained at MORE
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Weight of flag on his shoulders March 19, 2001 — His job is to train and mold Marines who bear the honor of marching with the 2d Marine Division's colors. He teaches them to stand tall and remain steadfast as they strut in parades and ceremonies around the states, carrying the nation's red, white and blue as it billows in the wind.   His name is Sgt. Kelly O'Clair, and he is the new color MORE
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Marines blend tradition and technology March 16, 2001 — Every Marine is a rifleman.  This solid fact is a mainstay of Marine Corps training.   A group of veteran marksmen and quite a few beginners gathered this week at Stone Bay Training Area for the Division Championship, competing with other teams from across the Marine Corps for medals, trophies and points toward distinguished marksmanship.   The MORE
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