Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

 

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News
Vehicle accident kills Marine; SUV, 7-ton collide; December 09, 2002 — A Marine died here last week after his vehicle hit a 7-ton tactical truck carrying small-arms ammunition head-on.   James Gill, 30, crossed the yellow-line Friday in his privately owned Ford Explorer on Marines Road while trying to pass another automobile. The Provost Marshal's Office pronounced him dead at the scene.   According to PMO officials, MORE
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MCCSSS breaks ground on technological advance December 06, 2002 — "This new educational facility will help bring the Marine Corps into the 21st Century," said Col. Jonathan T. Pasco.   The commanding officer of Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools here was excited about an education facility that most are calling a huge technological advance for the Marine Corps.   Pasco joined guests of honor Lt. Gen. MORE
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Seatbelt violators risk base driving privileges; Force protection initiative to take effect December 05, 2002 — Seatbelt offenders run the risk of losing their base driving privileges under a force protection initiative set to take effect here later this month.   Beginning Dec. 23, motorists convicted of operating a vehicle without wearing seatbelts will lose driving privileges for 30 days.   This force protection measure has always been an option under the MORE
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Holiday food gathered for less fortunate; H&S, 8th Comm. charitable with actions;; December 04, 2002 — Two battalions turned troop welfare into training as they collected food to make the holiday season brighter for all.   With cans in hand, II Marine Expeditionary Force's 8th Communications Battalion conducted a Thanksgiving fun run here in November. Each Marine and sailor carried two cans of food during physical training before dropping it off at MORE
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Chilling tales: Korean War vets recount battles, encourage leaders to know their Marines December 03, 2002 — "When people ask me how it felt to kill one of the enemy soldiers, I tell them it was a feeling of pride," retired Gunnery Sgt. Gary O. Gigg, a member of the Chosin Few, told the Marines from 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment during a recent period of professional military education at W.P.T. Hill Field here. "I wasn't proud that I had taken MORE
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