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Camp Lejeune News


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Taking care of our own October 26, 2004 — We all remember trips to the dentist, thinking to ourselves we really don't need a check-up or we can just deal with the pain rather than have oral surgery. What if our teeth were our only means of defense? A trip to the dentist office was not an option for Pecco, an aggression and explosives dog with Marine Corps Base, it was a necessity. Pecco MORE
Violence is not the answer October 22, 2004 — Picture this: Two Military Policemen respond to a call from neighbors concerning loud arguing and noises coming from the home of a Marine. After accessing the situation, the MPs take the Marine into custody on charges of domestic violence. The servicemember allegedly struck his wife during an argument that ensued over their finances. Although the MORE
Program transitions troops to teachers October 19, 2004 — The University of North Carolina at Wilmington's Watson School of Education is accepting applications for its Coalition for Transition to Teaching (CT3) program, which allows qualified applicants to become certified teachers. The CT3 program is a federally funded program that helps people with a bachelor's degree become certified teachers with MORE
Red Cross sponsors local youth community service October 18, 2004 — In an effort to increase community awareness amongst the youth of Onslow County, the Red Cross office on base started a youth club for high school students. The Red Cross Youth Club holds meetings once a month and will have one outing per month that will provide a community service, said Grace Ohlhaut, the youth club coordinator and assistant MORE
Running in honor of those who have fallen October 18, 2004 — Runners slowly started to gather in the mist of the cold, as the sun slowly rose overhead. Individuals started to stretch and prepare for the morning run. However, this run was different than any other. These runners weren't doing this to keep in shape or because they needed the physical training, they where doing it in memory of fallen MORE
Open for business October 15, 2004 — Need help getting that lean, tone physique you've always wanted? Looking to lose weight, but tired of all those diets that never seem to work? A new General Nutrition Center just opened in the Marine Corps Exchange on base, to help servicemembers with health, fitness and nutrition. "I am real excited about this partnership," said Thomas Slaughter, MORE
New club gives NCOs a place of their own October 13, 2004 — Responding to requests from noncommissioned officers from aboard Camp Lejeune, Sgt. Maj. Charles E. Tucker, Marine Corps Base sergeant major, opened a NCO club Oct. 5 inside Vittles, the staff noncommissioned officers club. The NCO club is located in the Daily Room upstairs from the SNCO club main lounge. It is open Tuesday through Thursday from MORE
New housing opens at Tarawa Terrace October 6, 2004 — Base housing has long been considered an eyesore for the military, and after years of promises, programs and planning, Camp Lejeune's base housing is improving. On Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. the future of base housing was unveiled during a ribbon cutting ceremony at a newly finished housing unit off of Matanikau Street in Tarawa Terrace. The Deputy Under MORE
A little run raises a lot of money October 4, 2004 — As soon as the rain began to fall, the kids began to get excited. "Are we going to run in the rain," they kept asking Kandy Gerichten, Physical Education teacher for Swansboro Middle School. Forty-five middle school students from the school's "Stars" running program stormed off the bus and began talking, laughing and giggling in the downpour that MORE
Care for furry friends available on base October 4, 2004 — Servicemembers and their families, retirees and active duty reservists with pets don't have to go into Jacksonville to have their furry friends taken care of. The Camp Lejeune Veterinary Treatment Facility, tucked away on Tarawa Terrace I, is a little-known asset.  Nestled between the fitness center and the post office, the facility provides care MORE

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