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Archive: October 2005

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Marines and sailors stay fit to fight with Fueled to Fight October 27, 2005 — Americans pour billions of dollars each year into an industry focused on helping people slim down and shape up.  That said, why is it a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reports 65 percent of adults in the United States are either overweight or obese?  For Marines, recruit training is the ultimate health program.  Marines continue MORE
College president receives 2005 Spirit of Hope award October 26, 2005 — The Coastal Carolina Community College president received the 2005 Spirit of Hope Award at the Jacksonville Country Club Friday. Ron K. Lingle, president of the college and a leader in the community, received the award at the Military Affairs Committee black tie reception for his strong support of and embodiment of the Marine Corps values, MORE
Marines, civilians honor those who "Came in Peace" October 23, 2005 — “Oct. 23, 1983. For Onslow County, it was a day that will live in infamy,” said Maj. Gen. Robert C. Dickerson, the commanding general for Marine Corps Installations East.Civilians and service members gathered together Sunday at the Beirut Memorial in front of Camp Johnson to pay tribute to those who “Came in Peace.” This year’s guest speaker at MORE
Self Help Program – alternative to lengthy work orders October 22, 2005 — Marines take pride in their appearance, both personal and workplace. The Public Works Department’s Self Help program can provide a faster alternative to fixing small problems around the office and work areas than submitting a work request. The program allows people on base to get the tools, materials, and advice to fix many small issues, such as MORE
Elite Issue - The skivvie shirt evolved October 19, 2005 — With temperatures reaching upwards of 110 degrees Fahrenheit in Iraq during the summer months, the Marines serving there do everything they can to prevent dehydration and heat exhaustion. Taking this into consideration, the Marine Corps decided it was time for the standard olive drab cotton undershirt to receive an upgrade. The Marine Corps needed MORE
Ponds gets a little fishier on base October 19, 2005 — The Environmental Conservation Branch, Environmental Management Department, Marine Corps Base, has restocked the base ponds to provide enjoyable fishing and recreation for service members and family members. The Environmental Conservation Branch stocks the 12 managed ponds every fall and with bass, catfish, and grass carp. The grass carp are used MORE
Staff NCO Wives invite all to enjoy Oktoberfest fun October 15, 2005 — The seasons are changing again here at Camp Lejeune, this time to a cooler, more temperate climate filled with vibrant colors and the crisp smell of freshly fallen leaves. This time of year is rich in tradition and historically associated with the harvest, and what better way to celebrate the coming of fall than with an Oktoberfest. More than 75 MORE
Marine Corps Engineer Association honors Marines at symposium October 13, 2005 — More than 100 Retired and active duty Marines in the engineer fields gathered for the 13th Annual Marine Corps Engineer Association Symposium Reunion to award Marines in the engineer job fields here Oct. 13. The group meets to renew and perpetuate fellowship of retired, former and current U.S. Marines who served with Marine Corps Engineer units and MORE
Director of bachelor housing holds BAH class October 12, 2005 — Recently, Marines took part in a Basic Allowance for Housing without dependants class in Bldg. 2617. BAH is an allowance, provided by the government, to offset the cost of housing out in town when a Marine isn’t living in the Bachelor Enlisted Quarters on base. “I’ve given a number of command briefs on BAH over the past 12 years,” said Nina M. MORE
ONWASA, Camp Lejeune combine water treatment resources October 5, 2005 — Major Gen. Robert C. Dickerson, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations East, and Richlands Mayor Marvin Trott, the Onslow Water and Sewer Authority board of directors chairman, signed potable water and wastewater connection agreements at a ceremony at the ONWASA headquarters here Oct. 5. The connection agreements will authorize the first MORE

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