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Camp Lejeune News


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Golfers swing 'fore' education November 7, 2003 — Two hundred-thirty two golfers took to the green Nov. 1-2 to raise money for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. The golfers, traveling from as far as Florida and as near as the base here, tested their skills on the courses of Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., and Lejeune's Paradise Point. "We started this tournament here five years MORE
Key Volunteers keep families informed November 7, 2003 — Commissary, Tricare, working party, deployment. These words may seem familiar to most service members and their families, but to those who are new to the military, these phrases may seem like useless jargon. Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, is trying to combat the "fog of war" on the home front by instituting its own Key Volunteer Network. MORE
Career planner keeps 2d Recon Bn. full November 7, 2003 — Naturally, the $12.9 million contract negotiated by Aaron Goodwin for the National Basketball Association's premiere rookie Lebron James received national attention. And rightly so, it's not often that a high school sports phenom commands such a dollar amount. But the daily contract negotiations of Sgt. Tracy D. Self are successfully accomplished MORE
2d Radio Bn. returns from 'Courageous Bat 03' November 7, 2003 — Marines from 2nd Radio Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force traveled to Denmark recently to sharpen their linguistics skills alongside America's European and NATO Allies. Titled "Courageous Bat 03," the multi-lateral, command post exercise involved 11 nations training at Oksboel Barracks, near Billund, Denmark.  The exercise was "good for MORE
Recon Marines take time to remember Beirut heroes November 5, 2003 — Seventeen overturned rifles with helmets atop stood plunged into the earth as the identification tags of 17 Marines and sailors who gave their lives for peace swayed in the wind. The identification tags were placed on the rifles as the names of the men of 3rd Platoon, Company C, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion were read aloud during a special ceremony MORE
Corps celebrates 228th anniversary November 4, 2003 — November 10, 1775: a date all U.S. Marines are familiar with. This year marks the Corps' 228th anniversary, and whether they're manning far-flung posts or accomplishing stateside duties, all Marines will find ways to celebrate. Annually, Camp Lejeune hosts a public Joint Daytime Ceremony which includes a historical uniform pageant, a rededication MORE
Camp Special Time helps children, parents November 3, 2003 — Getting 2-year-old Oxlee ready for daycare is the first task in Cynthia Rodriguez's morning routine.  Packing his lunch, dressing him and making sure his hands, elbows and feet are bandaged are what she does every day for her son. Children usually don't have to worry about getting blisters unless they touch something hot or play too long on the MORE
Video games take on a new reality September 25, 2003 — It could be considered one of the most realistic video games available.  Modeled after actual combat missions, the Full Crew Interactive Simulation Trainer offers some of the most realistic battle-sequences that can be found on any gaming system. Marines of Company C, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion here used simulation training MORE
FSSG Sailors win top dental honors September 25, 2003 — Two sailors from 2nd Dental Battalion, 2nd Force Service Support Group here, were recognized by the Marine Corps Association for their significant contribution to Fleet Marine Force operational readiness at Building 2, Sept.12. Petty Officer Third Class John C. Furr, dental technician, currently serving as administrations clerk, 2nd Dental MORE
Squad leader course "clears" the way for combat September 24, 2003 — Some Marines can consider their job a real blast; especially a group of thirty combat engineers who recently completed the Sapper Leaders Course here.The course is held twice a year, and is designed to give advanced training in the arming and disarming of explosives, and creating defenses in combat situations.The course's name, Sapper, originates MORE

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