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Mind and body training all in one! June 22, 2004 — The martial art of Jujitsu is an ancient art form requiring dedication and effort.  Jujitsu classes are offered at Building 39 to whoever can attend, and the classes offer opportunities to build flexibility, strength, discipline and self-control.    Classes average around six people.  The class runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m., and MORE
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CSSD-20 leaves behind lasting impressions June 20, 2004 — A plane carrying Marines and sailors from Combat Service Support Detachment-20 departed Port-au-Prince International Airport on June 20 bound for Camp Lejuene.  While deployed here, the Marines and sailors of CSSD-20 provided a supply and logistical life-line for the operations of Marine Air Ground Task Force-8 and the Multinational Interim MORE
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Marines Clean-up after Operation Secure Tomorrow June 20, 2004 — Marines and sailors from Marine Air Ground Task Force-8 began washing down their vehicles in preparation for their redeployment back to the United States.  The troops are working alongside Haitians, contracted to clean the vehicles, to meet stringent federal health and import standards before loading hundreds of pieces of equipment onto U.S.-bound MORE
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MIFH reaches out to Hinche community June 19, 2004 — They have come from all over Hinche, villagers from elderly men to mothers carrying crying infants, lining up by the simple stone building that is the village clinic.  The throng of hundreds waits outside in the pouring rain, eyes set on the hospital building where Multinational Interim Force-Haiti personnel work busily.  They wait to be seen by MORE
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Haitian community praises CJTF-Haiti June 18, 2004 — Haitian government leaders showed their appreciation for Combined Joint Task Force-Haiti’s commander at the Hotel Montana here during a formal dinner ceremony June 18.  Prime Minister Gerard Latortue presented Marine Brig. Gen. Ronald S. Coleman a souvenir wooden ship and a plaque on behalf of the people of Haiti and their leaders.  “Order and MORE
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CJTF-Haiti reaches out to children, community June 17, 2004 — “When I was hungry, you fed me…  When I was naked, you clothed me… When I was thirsty, you gave me to drink.”  Navy Capt. Ronnie King, Combined Joint Task Force-Haiti’s chaplain, quoted these words of Jesus Christ, as he acknowledged troops from Combat Service Support Detachment-20 and CJTF-Haiti’s troops who spent time with and distributed MORE
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CSSD-20, NGOs work together on sanitation June 14, 2004 — A crowd of local residents stare at the dump trucks and bulldozers that have gathered on the banks of the canal filled with refuse that runs through their community.  From their tin-roofed dwellings, they come to watch as the heavy equipment operators scoop out load after load of filth.  Some of Cite Soleil’s residents, work alongside the tractors, MORE
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Lejeune Marines and Royal Marines train together June 14, 2004 — Royal Marines with 42 Commando hosted a capabilities exercise at the G3 Impact Area berm here June 10.   The Royal Marines spent the last two years planning for the event and got the order to move out only five weeks before the exercise commenced.   Before the exercise, a brief was given to dozens of viewers on what they would be seeing for the MORE
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Warriors head home to well-deserved rest June 14, 2004 — Troops from the ground combat element of Marine Air-Ground Task Force-8 began returning to the United States on June 14 after completing more than three months of stability and security operations in Haiti.  Leaders with Combined Joint Task Force-Haiti were present at Port-au-Prince International Airport to wish homebound personnel of 3rd MORE
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‘Devil Docs’ are integral part of Marine unit June 12, 2004 — He walks the streets of Port-au-Prince with a pistol holstered at his side and a patrol pack on his back.  Moving amidst the column of Marines, he stops only occasionally to converse with them.  One might not even be able to distinguish him from the 21 Marines in the patrol but for the absence of an eagle, globe and anchor emblem on his cover, and MORE
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