Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News


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Smelling the roses across America September 29, 2004 — Pulling up to the Gen. John A. Lejeune statue, retired Lt. Col. Glen Graham looked back on what he had done the past three months and realized he had ended exactly where he began. To most people that would mean he hadn't accomplished anything, but for Graham it meant he had accomplished everything. Graham, a New York native, spent his last two MORE
Breakdancing Marines trade their boots for Pumas August 10, 2004 — The 1980's urban art form of breakdancing is not dead, contrary to popular belief.  Not too long ago, a small group of "breakdancing" Marines based here-calling themselves the Rythmaddicks--posted notices on bulletin boards inviting other like-minded breakdancers or "B-Boys" to meet.  Their efforts resulted in a couple more participants of a dance MORE
From the battle field to the paintball field August 10, 2004 — Life outside of the Marine Corps can sometimes be tough -- trying to find a job, working different hours, and the change from servicemember to civilian alone can be a big change. However, Bambi J. Bullard proved it could be done. Bullard hit the civilian world running when she saw an opportunity and went with it. Bullard is now the proud owner of MORE
Hardworking MPs uphold the law August 6, 2004 — When most people picture a prison, they see a run-down, dirty, grimy place where those serving time are disciplined inhumanely and riots break out every 15 minutes. You won't see any of that in the military correctional facility here. Lance Cpl. Daniel Odell of Hiwassee, Va., and Lance Cpl. Greg Seeger of Naugatuck, Conn., both corrections MORE
Hero receives Silver Star for bravery August 6, 2004 — The scars on his arms were reminders of the sacrifice he made to save his fellow Marines lives amiss combat in Iraq, earning him the Marine Corps' third highest award. Gunnery Sgt. Timothy P. Haney, 39, a native of Clearfield, Pa., received the Silver Star Medal in a ceremony at the base theater August 6. The medal, designated solely for heroism in MORE
Simulated battlefield training available to Marines August 3, 2004 — From the fire team level to the Marine Expeditionary Force level, units here have the option to utilize live and virtual combat training courtesy of high-tech assistance provided by II MEF exercises and simulations division.  "We provide commanders a real simulation battlefield to help them accomplish their training objective and goals," said MORE
New addition to the Marine Corps Museum of the Carolinas August 3, 2004 — A 60-year-old Landing Ship-Medium 45 was donated from the Amphibious Ships Museum to the Marine Corps Museum of the Carolinas July 31 during a transfer ceremony at Mile Hammock Bay here. Marines, retired veterans, government officials and family members gathered to witness the massive ship on its 60th birthday and to support the donation to the MORE
Local 'loggie' lauded August 3, 2004 — Robert Mack Mills Sr., a Marine Corps Base senior general supply specialist, was recently named  "Civilian Logistician of the Year." The deputy commandant for installations and logistics recognized the 55-year-old for "superior performance" while managing a diverse civilian and military workforce in the supply division, business and logistics MORE
Woman Marine returns to Lejeune for 1st time in 60 years August 2, 2004 — There were thousands of men who served in the Marine Corps during World War II, compared to the smaller number of women who served with distinction. The former Martha Butler of Kingsport, Tenn., recently visited her old stomping grounds here with a few friends for the first time in 60 years. The former Marine took a tour of the base and viewed MORE
Lejeune awarded for energy saving effort August 2, 2004 — Mentally account for all personal or business electrical appliances, gizmos and gadgets used daily. Now imagine your efficient schedule ground to a halt due to a power outage. That lasts for days. Perhaps weeks. Impossible? A recent study by New York-based Allied Business Intelligence, a technology research firm, predicts that in the next eight MORE

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