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Division Marines train for NBC readiness May 06, 2002 — And there he was. In the field, chemicals falling from the air, and what did he have on? A gas mask of course - a mask his senior Marines ensured him would protect him and others in case of a chemical attack.    This was the scenario late last week when Cpl. Joseph Blair and the rest of Headquarters Battalion, 2d Marine Division became one with the MORE
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MCCSSS names Instructor of the Year May 03, 2002 — "The better instructor you are, the better the quality of Marine you put out into the fleet," said Staff Sgt. Eva Scaggs, an instructor at the Personnel Administration School, Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools on Camp Johnson.   The command honored the New Orleans Marine May 3 during an Instructor of the Year ceremony at the Camp Johnson MORE
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Dangerfield punches out after 30 May 02, 2002 — Tis the season of retirements, posts and reliefs and changes-of-commands. One of the first post and relief ceremonies of the season included a sergeant major who's done his twenty and then some.   Sergeant Maj. Ronald L. Dangerfield, 6th Marine Regiment, affectionately known as 'Spider Man' to his closest colleagues,  retired May 3 after 30 years MORE
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Retired Sgt. Maj. Joe Houle recounts Vietnam tour May 02, 2002 — He never thought he would reach his unit alive.   Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Joe Houle, recounted events from his tour in Vietnam during a Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day ceremony Monday here.  The year was 1965, and Houle, then a corporal, arrived in Vietnam facing backward in a C-130 Hercules transport plane.  Seeing tracers flying from the ground MORE
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Vietnam Veterans recognized at MCAS New River May 02, 2002 — Marines and other veterans of the Vietnam War gathered Monday at the Aviation Memorial Park on Marine Corps Air Station New River to reflect the sacrifices made by those veterans more than 35 years ago.   At the ceremony "gold-star" mom, Ruth M. Langley received special recognition for losing her son during the war.   Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Joe MORE
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Charlie Two Shoes, Marine at last April 29, 2002 — Tsui Chi Hsii was honored by 2d Marine Division at Julian C. Smith Hall here, when Maj. Gen. John F. Sattler, 2d Marine Division's commanding general, appointed him an "Honorary Marine."   The appointment makes Tsui the 18th person to receive the honor since the start of the program in 1992.   Tsui is better known as "Charlie Two Shoes" by Marines MORE
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Re-enlistments by SECDEF "chance of a life-time" April 28, 2002 — The custom of having guests participate in Marine Corps re-enlistment ceremonies, held in high regard by leathernecks as a chance to renew their vows to support and defend the Constitution of the United States, is not uncommon. However, when the guest happens to be the Secretary of Defense, the event goes from uncommon to unforgettable."This was a MORE
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His American Dream, Charlie Two Shoes becomes a Marine April 23, 2002 — Tsui Chi Hsii languished seven years in a Chinese prison, then endured 10 years of house arrest in Chukechuang, China, simply because he befriended a company of U.S. Marines.   The Marines of Love Company, 3d Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division called him "Charlie Two Shoes." They could not pronounce his Chinese name.  The title MORE
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Coasties and Marines "shield" Charleston April 20, 2002 — U.S. Coast Guardsmen, Marines and civilian law enforcers took fortified positions here and hosted one of the largest waterborne maritime exercises ever held in the port city.Approximately 50 Coast Guardsmen from Camp Lejeune's Port Security Training Detachment (TRADET) and more than 100 Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade MORE
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3/2 takes out the trash February 28, 2002 — Approximately 40 Marines from Lima Company, 3d Battalion, 2d Marines, recently gave back to the local community in the form of clearing a beach of trash about 45 minutes from the front gates here.Upon their arrival, Marines saw that most of the trash was floating styrofoam and plastic. Armed with rubber gloves, plastic bags and garden rakes, they MORE
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