Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

 

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News
Called back to the Corps May 28, 2003 — Colonel Michael "Iron Mike" Williams is once again in the thick of things serving in Baghdad, Iraq, as the chief of staff for Task Force Fajr -- Arabic for "First Light" -- after living the life of a retired Marine for about three years.  Upon retiring to his restored historical home in the Swansboro area, he did consulting work and taught MORE
Scranton native volunteers time, skills to war effort; May 22, 2003 — Civilian support for the war on terrorism has come in many forms. But for one Scranton, Pa., civilian, that support entailed moving his family more than 600 miles to volunteer his services. Doctor Stanley Goldberg volunteers full time as a dentist providing care to Marines and sailors at the Mainside Dental Clinic. "The defining moment was probably MORE
Services join forces in new training complex May 20, 2003 — Officials here recently announced plans to construct a joint training center in 2004 to better equip maritime services supporting homeland security operations.  The U.S. Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Navy will be able to standardize training and doctrinal approaches, establish communication protocols, and streamline operational techniques in MORE
Reservists test new packs for Corps May 19, 2003 — Marines with 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment recently tested two new packs for potential use as Marine Corps gear, enforcing the Corps' commitment to searching for better and smarter ways to accomplish missions. Two months of testing ended earlier this month and addressed the packs' durability and combat compatibility to accommodate Marines in MORE
Naval officer takes on Marine unit May 13, 2003 — In a unique turn of events, a naval officer became the first sailor to command a segment of a Marine unit here earlier this year due to deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Navy Capt. Stephen J. Connelly took command of nearly 3,300 personnel remaining here with 2nd Force Service Support Group (rear) while maintaining his established MORE
26th MEU HET named best in DOD May 07, 2003 — Counterintelligence is key to current military operations world wide, but since the information gathered is of a classified nature, not many people outside the collectors and their higher headquarters really know about the effort put into this form of information gathering. Though their numbers were few, the former six-man Human Intelligence MORE