Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

 

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News
2d Force Recon re-assigned to II MEF June 27, 2002 — 2d Force Reconnaissance Company finally went home July 9 after approximately six years serving the division.   The company left 2nd Marine Division and became a II Marine Expeditionary Force asset once again after a ceremony at the 2d Force Service Support Group amphitheatre here.   The re-assignment ceremony came after Gen. James L. Jones, MORE
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Embassy Marines fine-tune skills at range June 22, 2002 — With the soaring peaks of the Hindu-Kush mountains as a backdrop, leathernecks from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (Anti-Terrorism) conducted a live fire training range recently, building familiarity of and confidence in the weapons.   "We wanted to further develop our skills with the M203 (40mm Grenade Launcher), in particular with MORE
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Q & A -- Kokensparger stands tall June 07, 2002 — Recently we sat down for an interview with Sgt. Major Otis Kokensparger, the former sergeant major for Marine Corps Base here, after his post and relief ceremony here May 31.   Kokensparger, a 48-year-old native of Maysville, Ky.,  has a wife, Melody, three son's and a daughter. Although he clocks in at about 5 feet 4 at no more than 130 pounds, he MORE
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Lejeune Marines to compete for infantry squad's top honor June 06, 2002 — Sergeant Michael J. Porrini is tightening his boots and strapping down his pack in preparation for 2d Marine Division's annual "Super Squad" competition starting here June 17th.   Porrini, a squad leader with 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, is one of 52 infantrymen who will compete to determine the division's "top squad".   1st Lt. Roberto Rodriguez, MORE
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Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune scores big with triplets June 05, 2002 — "It's a girl ... times three!"  Naval Hospital officials here reported Sunday morning that triplets were born bringing a local Marine family's total to five.  This is only the second time in 15 years that triplets were born at the facility here. For now, the family wishes to remain anonymous.   Officials said the birth took a coordinated effort by MORE
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2d MEB conducts mass casualty drill June 05, 2002 — Corpsman up! Nine U.S. Marines were injured today when an ordinance blast ripped through a water re-supply point here while they trained during exercise Dynamic Mix '02.   This was the scenario for the men and women of the medical group attached to Brigade Service Support Group-2, the support group for the 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade during the MORE
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Fewer at Lejeune risk driving drunk; June 04, 2002 — The Corps' safety awareness campaign won a partial victory June 3 when a Provost Marshal's Office preliminary report here showed fewer service members are willing to risk the consequences of drunk driving.   According to the semi-annual report, the Traffic Safety Division announced driving while intoxicated and driving under the influence offenses MORE
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1/10 Marines learn lessons from past; June 04, 2002 — More than 40 officers and staff noncommissioned officers with 1st Battalion, 10th Marines here participated in a "staff ride" to Gettysburg, Penn., in May. At Gettysburg, they spent three days examining, studying and retracing the steps of famous leaders and soldiers who took part in the Civil War's bloodiest battle."The intent of the trip was to MORE
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'Warriors' Night' inspires, motivates MCT instructors June 03, 2002 — The companies of Marine Combat Training Battalion joined to hone their infantry skills last week and increase battalion unity through a day of friendly competition and a night of barbecuing.   The event's intent was to build teamwork and give the company level sergeants and corporals a chance to share ideals to better train incoming Marines, MORE
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Lejeune Marines rescue 10-year-old boy June 01, 2002 — Two Marines stationed with 2d Marine Division saved a 10-year-old boy from drowning at Onslow Beach here May 27.   Corporals Jason T. Tucker, the training noncommissioned officer for 1st Platoon, Truck Company, and John Leon Jr., a line NCO with 3d Plt., were at the beach enjoying their Memorial Day weekend when they heard yelling and screaming MORE
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