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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

May, 2004

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MIF-Haiti helps family devastated by flood May 28, 2004 — A severely injured 14-year-old Haitian boy was evacuated by helicopter to the Multinational Interim Force – Haiti’s medical facilities at Camp Cintron, the MIFH’s headquarters in Port-au-Prince, May 28. The boy’s father brought the teenager to a water distribution point, established by the MIFH to provide relief to the village that was devastated MORE
CJTF-Haiti extends helping hand to Haitian people May 25, 2004 — Marines, sailors, airmen and soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force-Haiti working alongside Haitian medical professionals provided assistance to more than 400 Haitians during a Medical Civic Action Program May 13. Personnel from Marine Air Ground Task Force – 8 and Combat Service Support Detachment – 20, here supporting CJTF-Haiti, as well as MORE
CJTF-Haiti assists in city cleanup May 25, 2004 — In Cite Soleil, one of the most destitute neighborhoods in this poverty-ridden city, Marines and sailors team-up with a U.S.-based charity to provide much-needed work to the residents of Haiti’s slum by the sea. Small children play barefoot in the streets as Marines and sailors provide security for local Haitian workers, wearing rubber boots and MORE
Tenth Marines battery preparing for Fleet Week May 19, 2004 — The Marines of A Battery, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, are gearing up for the 17th Annual New York City Fleet Week, which starts May 26. The Marines from A Battery have been preparing for this deployment for a week, getting gear and uniforms ready to show the people what the Marine Corps is all about. “The Marines will be leaving Thursday, MORE
Base auto body shop provides a sense of home May 17, 2004 — Amid the sights and sounds of roaring machine tools, oldies music and blow torches coming from the Auto Body Hobby Shop, a simple sign within the building hangs as a justification for the shop's existence. "We believe there's no such thing as a stranger," reads the sign, "only friends we haven't met." The hobby shop serves not only the auto body MORE
Working together for a Secure Tomorrow May 16, 2004 — The Marines shield themselves from the buffeting winds of an Army CH-47 Chinnok’s whirling rotors.  Although they are clad in flak jackets and Kevlar helmets, the gusts nevertheless punish them, hurling dirt and debris in their direction. One Marine stands in the shadow of the hovering helicopter.  With nimble fingers and an agility refined through MORE
CJTF-Haiti scores with Haitian community May 15, 2004 — A friendly but competitive game of hoops between Combined Joint Task Force - Haiti personnel and members of the local community was played here May 16 to bridge the gap between the Multinational Interim Force – Haiti and the Haitian populace. The basketball game, ending in a 54 to 37 victory for the CJTF, was intended to do a lot more than MORE
CJTF-Haiti clears way to south May 14, 2004 — Marines, sailors and soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force - Haiti, Marine Air Ground Task Force -8 and Combat Service Support Detachment –20 recently cleared a road leading from Port-Au-Prince to the southern region of the country. The road, located in Grand Goave, was washed out by rainwater, creating an obstacle for both local Haitians and MORE
Safety officials search for missing Lejeune Marine May 13, 2004 — Officials searched Northeast Creek Thursday afternoon for a Marine reported missing by his wife earlier that morning, base fire officials say.  Private first class Thomas C. Rozensky II, assigned with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Food Service Company, 2nd Force Service Support Group, and on convalescent leave, was reported missing to his MORE
Arabic language class may save lives May 12, 2004 — Marines of II Marine Expeditionary Force are learning the Arabic language in a 20-day course at the Work Force Learning Center here, May 10. The course teaches basic history and culture lessons so the students may better understand whom they may talk to in the future. “They learn basic conversational Arabic augmented with military terms and MORE

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