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I MEF CG pays visit to deploying Marines, sailors January 22, 2003 — Lieutenant Gen. James T. Conway, commander of I Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Pendleton Calif., took time Jan. 21 at the base theater to speak to hundreds of camouflage-clad warriors here preparing to deploy to Iraq this year. Introducing Conway was Lt. Gen. H.P. Osman, II MEF commanding general, who explained, "When the Marines head back to MORE
County recognizes general, others with awards January 21, 2003 — The Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce honored Major Gen. David M. Mize, Dawn Rochelle and Ivins "Itchy" Popkins Jan. 15 as prominent community contributors during its 59th Annual Membership Celebration at the Infant of Prague Catholic Church. Mona Padrick, chamber president, said the purpose of the annual gathering is to reflect on the past MORE
2nd MEB departs January 21, 2003 — "Last week I was playing semi-pro football with the Metro Stallions and ready to graduate college. Today I'm prepping tanks for battle. You never know what life will throw at you," said tanker Cpl. Marlon Boaster. Packed and ready to rock, Boaster and approximately 3,500 Marines and sailors attached to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade departed MORE
McKinney award presented January 16, 2003 — Surrounded by Marine Corps history inside Sywanyk's Scarlet & Gold nightclub, local military officials joined members of the Down East Chapter of the Noncommissioned Officers Association recently to recognize the latest recipients of the annual C.A. "Mack" McKinney Award. Retired Sgt. Maj. C.A. McKinney presented the award to Lt. Gen. Emil R. MORE
Stop Loss curves alignment plan January 14, 2003 — "Every time I hold my thumb up, you say re-enlist," said Gunnery Sgt. Melissa A. Grant, a retention liaison with Manpower Management Enlisted Assignments-6. The Headquarters Marine Corps representative said this to a group of less than 30 Marines attending a brief for the First Term Alignment Plan at the Base Theater here Jan. 8. It is Grant's job MORE
Stop Loss, Stop Move signed January 14, 2003 — Nearly 16,000 Marines who were scheduled to leave the Corps Jan. 15 through Sept. 30 and another 6,500 who were scheduled to change duty stations in the next 90 days may be frozen in place. Marine Administrative Message 007/03 authorizes stop loss and stop move for all Marine Corps personnel, active and reserve. The Secretary of the Navy approved MORE
Companies aid deploying service members January 14, 2003 — What should a Marine do when he or she deploys, but has a contract to fulfill with a cell phone company? Because most major cell phone companies have a one-year contract term agreement, many service members have felt the burden of circumstances beyond their control, but many of these companies are willing to help. Cell phone companies like NEXTEL MORE
In dog we trust: Marines memorialize a trusted friend January 09, 2003 — A crimson marker was recently added to the 26 others bearing the names of military working dogs that have passed away following their service here and abroad.The Marines of K-9 section, Military Police Company, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base paid tribute Dec. 23 to Menno, a military working dog and one of their trusted work MORE
NMCI puts thousands of computers up for sale January 08, 2003 — Officials from the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet announced that more than 14,000 computers will be for sale to retired, active duty and reserve military members, Department of Defense contractors, civilians working on military installations and NMCI Strike Force employees as a result of the NMCI computer upgrade. The upgrade will involve replacing MORE