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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News
Florida Marine raises retriever to aid others July 30, 2003 — In his beginning stages of instruction, the fluffy, golden-haired puppy observes scuba training as his teacher, Gunnery Sgt. Patrick J. Koch, demonstrates the doggy paddle.   Koch isn't raising Patriot, a 4-month-old golden retriever, to be a reconnaissance Marine like he is, but to be a service dog that will provide aid to people with visual, MORE
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Messages from home bring joy afar July 20, 2003 — The cost of a book of stamps to send letters to a deployed service member: $7.40; average monthly Internet cost to send e-mails to a deployed service member: $39.95; receiving a free two-minute video e-mail from a loved one: PRICELESS.   The American Red Cross, Onslow County Chapter, teamed up with America Online for Broadband to support "Project MORE
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Lejeune considers plan to improve retirees' lives July 20, 2003 — "My pledge is that to the best of our abilities, we will advocate our veterans' causes as we do those of our active forces, for 'once a Marine, always a Marine,'" said Gen. James L. Jones in his guidance to Marines as the 32nd commandant of the Marine Corps.  "We are determined -- without compromise -- to preserve the status and advance the MORE
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Base receives new rapid response vehicle July 14, 2003 — Communication Support Division personnel are working with a new rapid response system to increase emergency response capabilities both on and off the base.   The $2.7 million truck is designed as a first-responder vehicle used to link multiple types of communication equipment in emergency situations where normal commercial communications are not MORE
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ANGLICO's back, ready for more July 13, 2003 — Second Marine Liaison Element reactivated as 2nd Air and Naval Gunfire Liaison Company in a ceremony July 11 in front of the II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Building.   It took ANGLICO several years to get approval for reactivation, but when Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Michael W. Hagee signed the reactivation papers, all the MORE
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Lejeune first ever in new partnership July 09, 2003 — Marine Corps Base has teamed up with the General Services Administration to become the test sight for a new partnership - the first of its kind in the Marine Corps.   The two are working together to limit delays and reduce costs for readily available commercial items, according to the partnership agreement between the base and the administration. MORE
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