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CSSD-20 Marines improve school, friendship June 12, 2004 — Marines with Combat Service Support Detachment - 20 completed repairs to a local school June 12. The Lycee Pierre Eustache Daniel Fignole School is the third school the Marines from CSSD-20 have helped refurbish since deploying here in early March. “When we first saw this school it was in pretty bad shape,” said 1st Lt. Ryan K. Massey, engineer MORE
‘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
New technologies in mine countermeasures demonstrated June 10, 2004 — Military officials and guests gathered at Courthouse Bay here June 10, to gain knowledge on the different types of mine countermeasure technology. The Office of Naval Research held a Mine Warfare Day to provide information on the different types of mine warfare and the ONR’s mission. Marines and sailors need to be able to clear mines from their MORE
US, Canada join forces to provide Haiti security, stability June 10, 2004 — The locals peer curiously out of their dwellings and vending stands, staring at the approaching figures. Two columns, led by two stalwart fighters, move cautiously through the community, eyes alert for danger. The local children wave at the passing troops, greeting them with shouts of “Hey you, give me chocolate!”  The warriors glance briefly at MORE
II MEF commander visits CJTF - Haiti June 10, 2004 — Commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force, Lt. Gen. Osman, spoke with the Marines and sailors of Combined Joint Task Force - Haiti during a visit May 5. The commander took the opportunity to talk with his Marines, let them know how pleased he was with their performance, and address some issues concerning their return to Camp Lejeune and MORE
Coalition tests new communication devices June 09, 2004 — Driving tanks and other armored vehicles in the rising heat and increasing amounts of dust, Marines got acquainted with new electronic devices in a friendly fire prevention exercise here June 8. Ground-to-ground fighting was the main focus of the exercise.  The Joint Combat Identification Evaluation Team headed up the six-day exercise here.  Along MORE
MIFH, UN Aid Villagers June 08, 2004 — Numerous helicopters circle the skies above Haiti’s flooded, mountainous southeastern region.  Their shadows appear warped in the immense ponds of stagnant, muddy water created by the tropical rainstorms that plagued the region only days before.  Passengers peer out of the helicopters, looking down upon a landscape of quagmires and what remains of MORE
MAGTF-8, Food For the Poor partnership changes lives June 08, 2004 — Marine Col. Mark Gurganus, Marine Air-Ground Task Force-8’s commander, presented the director of Food For the Poor’s Haiti office a certificate of appreciation June 8. Gurganus presented Madame Raymonde Pun with a letter thanking her agency for assisting the Marines in improving the lives of those in need. “Although our organizations differ MORE
British Marines conduct live fire exercises at Camp Lejeune June 08, 2004 — Click.  That was the eerie sound heard a split second before the blast of a British-operated Milan Anti-Tank Missile System unleashed a wire-guided missile down-range toward a target. The heavy weapons operators of the anti-tank missile called out their operating procedures before firing the missile.  A leader of the crew tapped the gunner on the MORE
CJTF-Haiti honors D-Day’s sacrifices June 06, 2004 — Two warriors clad in digital camouflage attire walk the streets of Port-au-Prince’s Grand Ravine region in the center of a tactical column of Marines.  They carry their rifles at the alert as they observe the ramshackle houses their patrol passes. The Canadian soldier and the American Marine walk side-by-side, watching their feet as they hike MORE

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