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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News
New service pin rewards civilian Marines February 28, 2003 — The Department of Defense has established a new pin to recognize civilian Marines.  The Marine Corps Civilian Service Pin is an award granted to civilian Marines under the DoD Awards Program.  The pin was developed to give the civilians a sense of pride for the services they provide. The pins are scheduled for distribution through the human MORE
2nd Radio Battalion wins Corps' language program award February 28, 2003 — Marines with 2nd Radio Battalion recently received the Marine Corps Language Program of the Year Award. The unit will now move on to compete against the top language programs from services within the Department of Defense for the Command Language Program of the Year Award.  "This prestigious award singles out one unit within the entire DoD that MORE
One Source to many problems February 21, 2003 — There are many places for Marines and their family members to seek relocation assistance, information on education benefits, financial advice or relationship counseling - that is if they are stationed on a Marine Corps installation. But not everyone has that kind of direct access to the help network in place. That is where the Marine Corps MORE
Lejeune units deployed all over the world February 21, 2003 — Approximately 200 Marines and sailors from 2nd Force Service Support Group departed here Feb. 14 as part of a previously announced deployment of nearly 4,000 Marines to the U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility. The group will join other service members from 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Supply Battalion, 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, MORE
Stricter airline rules and regulations implemented February 21, 2003 — Officials are implementing stricter airline rules and regulations due to heightened nationwide security. Recent incidents, however, have shown that many are still unaware of rules and regulations that govern what passengers can and cannot take aboard aircraft.  Passengers have been apprehended trying to take knives, a practice grenade detonator, a MORE
Facts about smallpox and anthrax February 21, 2003 — There have been many misconceptions and rumors that have been following the topic of smallpox and anthrax vaccinations recently. Marines have been preparing for possible deployment by getting their inoculations against these deadly diseases.  In the event of a biological attack, vaccinations are the safest and most reliable way to protect service MORE
2nd Marines celebrates birthday February 13, 2003 — Marines young and old alike recently celebrated 2nd Marine Division's 62nd birthday recently. The 2nd Marine Division Association, an organized assembly of former 2nd Division Marines, joined other Devil Dogs during the two-day celebration to reflect on the Corps of the past and observe the Corps of the future. The group attended various events, MORE
Deadline approaches for SNCO education program February 13, 2003 — The deadline for the Staff Noncommissioned Officers Degree Completion Program is approaching.  Staff NCOs interested in completing a baccalaureate degree in a specific field of study must act now to participate in this program.  Manpower and Reserve Affairs at Headquarters Marine Corps must receive applications between March 1 and June 15.  MORE
Marines trying to help may ruin their credit February 11, 2003 — Marines are falling victim to a check cashing scam throughout Marine Corps installations.  The scam has left seven Marines here out more than $1,500 all together because they were trying to be good Samaritans, according to Marsha Asbury, the deputy comptroller for Marine Corps Community Services. The scam occurs when a male Marine, for example, is MORE
Contributions to Corps highlight important role February 11, 2003 — February is Black History Month for numerous reasons, such as birthdays of great African-American figures and the first African-American senator who took oath in February 1870. African-Americans have filled important roles in the history of the United States and throughout military history. The first class of 1,200 African-American Marine recruits MORE