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Camp Lejeune News


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Preliminaries continue; Boxers square off, prepare for tonight's finals; November 21, 2002 — The Marine Corps Boxing preliminaries continued last night at the Geottege Memorial Field House here. The 11-bout fight card was highlighted with an enlisted, officer duel in the final bout when Lejeune-based boxers Sgt. Ruebenn Woodruff and 1st Lt. Adam Rickenbach squared off in the 201-plus-weight class. Woodruff ended the match after knocking MORE
Marine Corps Boxing preliminaries begin November 20, 2002 — Marine Corps Boxing Team hopefuls here gathered at Goettege Memorial Field House last night as the team began its preliminary tryouts. Fighters came from as far away as Japan to the local Carolinas to participate in the 16-card event that carried on late into the evening. The three-day slugfest scheduled to conclude Thursday features the Corps' MORE
Base Theater manager takes NPRA award November 19, 2002 — The Armed Forces Recreation Society presented its "Frontline Award" to a former Marine during a ceremony here Nov. 14. Major Gen. David M. Mize, commanding general, Marine Corps Base, presented the award to Charles W. Miller, the Base Theater's acting manager. Miller, who is a retired master sergeant, received the award for continuous contributions MORE
Bolden speaks at Montford Point November 18, 2002 — "If there is any good advice I can give to take with you, it is to listen to the gunny," said retired Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden in front of a class of new Marine Corps second lieutenants. The former 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing commanding general and NASA astronaut was the guest speaker here Nov. 12 as part of the Logistics Officer Course's lecture MORE
"Docs" take care of CJTF-HOA warriors November 15, 2002 — An eight-man medical team left with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa when they departed for the northeast tip of Africa recently. The task force's job is to aid in the global war against terrorism.The medical teams' job is to care for these warriors.Some might define a corpsman as, "Usually a young, long-haired, bearded Marine-hatin' MORE
Top infantry instructor selected, promoted on the spot November 13, 2002 — Being an instructor at the School of Infantry here is a hard job.  Just ask Infantry Training Battalion's Staff Sgt. Sean M. Christensen. He'd definitely know.  The Marine Corps recently choose the Lexington, Ky., native as the SOI "Instructor of the Year." Announced during a conference last month at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Christensen's MORE
Bridging the gap; build it and they'll come November 12, 2002 — The Cape Fear River flows southeast past this sleepy river town. There is no bridge. The town's residents seem to prefer screaming across the water versus the modern-day phone. The river keeper said normally the most exciting news in the area is when one of the local fishermen catches another "white-bellied" catfish. However, this week is a little MORE
Marine boxing preliminaries to begin November 8, 2002 — Left jabs, uppercuts and body blows will be the scene at this year's Marine Corps Boxing Team preliminaries Nov. 19 through 21 at the Goettege Memorial Field House here. The three-day slugfest will feature the Corps' best fighters competing against one another for a spot on this year's roster. Hopes are high for the Marine team that will feature MORE
MEU leads anthrax vaccinations November 8, 2002 — "I love that burning sensation," exclaimed Lance Cpl. Nickolas A. Bellamy after receiving his second of a series of six anthrax vaccinations. Serving as a 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit radio operator, Bellamy and more than 2,200 other Marines and sailors starting receiving the vaccine Oct. 28 in accordance with the anthrax Vaccine Immunization MORE
School teaches to destroy and build October 29, 2002 — In the beginning days of the Gulf War, Marines faced many of the same conditions they encountered almost a half-century before on Iwo Jima.  Iraqis, like the Japanese, had months to prepare for an invasion.  Although the Marines did not have to deal with a complex maze of bunkers, their opponent was no less formidable - more than 500 meters worth MORE

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