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Camp Lejeune News


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Lejeune first ever in new partnership July 9, 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. The MORE
'Follow Me' division changes hands June 30, 2003 — Maj. Gen. John F. Sattler relinquished command of 2nd Marine Division to Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Johnson during a change of command ceremony at the 2nd Force Service Support Group Amphitheater June 30. Maj. Gen. Sattler assumed command in July 2001 of the more than 16,000 division Marines and sailors, and has kept them engaged in training and MORE
Organization honors base for enabling disabled June 27, 2003 — The National Industry for the Severely Handicapped organization honored the base with the 2002 NISH South Region Government Award for Local Installation in a presentation June 18. The nonprofit organization's mission is to create employment opportunities for people with severe disabilities. It selects federal installations for the annual award MORE
Fire department donates World Trade Center I-beam to base June 27, 2003 — A steel I-beam pulled from the wreckage of the 9-11 attacks will begin its journey here July 3 from Manhattan, New York. A New York City Fire Department chaplain will bless the beam that day, and 100 New York City firefighters will accompany the 11-foot-long beam on its trip, escorted by one of the city's fire trucks. The department is presenting MORE
Changes add points for promotions June 13, 2003 — Faster promotions may be on the way for lance corporals and corporals due to a change in how composite scores will be calculated. Marine Administrative Message 246/03 outlines changes to increase the maximum number of self-education points attainable and give credit to lance corporals for Marine Corps Institute courses completed as privates and MORE
Forestry section 'burning' to preserve environment June 13, 2003 — Fire is preserving nearly 150 square miles of land here flourishing with wildlife.  The Forestry Section gives Mother Nature a helping hand periodically by burning portions of ground cover during a five-year rotation to promote the habitat and keep the environment on its natural cycle. "Prescribed burns are used to help restore the natural process MORE
New program brings voting a click away; June 11, 2003 — Camp Lejeune Marines, sailors and their family members may be able to vote online in 2004 with a new program initiated through the Federal Voting Assistance Program. The program will showcase new technological initiatives with the Secure Electronic Registration and Voting Experiment.  The project will improve voting poll access and make online MORE
Message means less time on range, new specialty June 4, 2003 — Marines conducting marksmanship training can expect new coaches and less time on the rifle range starting in October. The Marine Corps Marksmanship Summit in Quantico, Va., Oct. 29-Nov. 1 spurred Marine Administrative Message 229/03, which outlines restructuring the annual rifle program and adding a new occupational specialty. Weapons Training MORE
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

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