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Camp Lejeune News

April, 2004

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CJTF-HAITI DELIVERS ASSISTANCE TO THOSE IN NEED April 27, 2004 — Personnel from Combined Joint Task Force - Haiti and Marine Air Ground Task Force-8 delivered more than $23,000 worth of medical supplies to a local hospital here April 28. The Centre de Sante de la Croix Des Missions Hospital was just one of many hospitals that received medical supplies, totaling approximately $850,000, from the U.S. Department of MORE
Bike rodeo highlights motorcycle safety April 26, 2004 — More than 300 military members, along with family and guests, gathered at the main exchange parking lot during a motorcycle safety rodeo here April 24. Colonel Carlos Hollifield, assistant chief of staff for Installation Safety and Security, in conjunction with the Single Marine Program, came up with the idea for the rodeo which included a MORE
Marines, sailors remember Holocaust April 26, 2004 — Several dozen Marines and sailors reflected on the horrors of the Holocaust and paid homage to its victims during a remembrance ceremony here April 23.  “The point of this remembrance was to bring awareness to the atrocities committed during the Holocaust,” said Staff Sergeant Tanya M. Queiro, an equal opportunity advisor with Marine Corps Base MORE
Soccer Game brings Community, Marines together April 24, 2004 — They came from every corner of the neighborhood, dashing out of alleyways and ramshackle houses, pouring into the streets.  Gathered in a makeshift perimeter around the square, muddy field, hundreds of excited Haitians gawk at the 7-ton vehicles, eagerly awaiting the moment when the Marines will disembark and distribute the cargo on board.  The MORE
Motor T Marine draws his own future April 23, 2004 — A motor transportation operator, currently holding a dispatching billet, with Service Company, 8th Communication Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force here, spends most of his spare time with a paintbrush in his hand. Lance Cpl. Michael Inscho is influenced by everything he sees, and in turn, he puts it down on paper. Whether it is a traditional MORE
Medical Regulating Course adds new improvements April 22, 2004 — Second Medical Battalion held a three-day Medical Regulating Course April 21 to 23 at their headquarters building. The course aimed to teach Marines and sailors from 2d Medical Battalion about pre-existing and new procedures for in-garrison operations and deployments. Over time, previous procedures and protocols for various situations change due MORE
Meeting gives Cite Soleil Hope for Future April 22, 2004 — Leaders from all walks of life gathered April 21 in the district of Cite Soleil here to meet with Haiti’s interim prime minister. Marines of 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment worked with Cite Soleil educators, clergy, hospital administrators and informal community leaders to arrange the meeting, as well as provided security during the event. “We MORE
Tenth Marines knocks it out of the park April 21, 2004 — The 10th Marine Regiment enjoyed a day of fun and games as they participated in their 4th Annual Big Stix Softball Tournament here April 15. The Marines played a single elimination tournament with two teams from each of the battalions. The morning started with a formation run from 10th Marine Regimental Headquarters to the softball fields lead by MORE
When the temperature rises, accidents do the same April 21, 2004 — As Mother Nature blesses us with an early warm-weather reunion, and the temperature continues to rise, accidents and safety violations do the same. Many people spend quality time with their families participating in recreational activities, but they are not always aware of the regulations and safety precautions involved. Boating is growing as a MORE
Earth Dude talks to kids about how to help the environment April 21, 2004 — Eager to learn, the third grade classes from Berkeley Manor Elementary School had an educational visit from Earth Dude and his friends April 19, where they learned about Earth Day and what they could do to help conserve the environment. During an assembly held at the school Dianne D. Ward, James P. Mahoney and Pete Black from the Environmental MORE

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