Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

November, 2005

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Class teaches Marines to make money work for them November 30, 2005 — Marines should always be looking toward the future with the finances and preparing for retirement whether they plan to make the military a career or if they plan to leave the service. The Marine Corp Community Services offers an Investment Basics class to help Marines take the first steps in investing and help them on their way to an enjoyable MORE
Color guard marches on November 29, 2005 — At most Marine Corps ceremonies a person is most likely to see four individuals standing proudly in a line, marching in unison or paying honors to the American flag. These four people are the Marine Corps Installations East color guard. The color guard has a long history of service. Before the 20th century, military colors were carried covered MORE
Safety first to avoid holiday hazards November 25, 2005 — Thanksgiving has come and gone and fall has begun its transition into winter as we approach Christmas and the close of 2005. It’s a time of year when most of us pull out our boxes of tangled lights and broken ornaments to decorate for the festive season. Unfortunately, there are a number of inherent risks and potential hazards that are associated MORE
Traffic Management School moves to Camp Lejeune November 18, 2005 — A new school opened its doors here and graduated its first class of 19 students Nov. 18. Camp Johnson is now the new home for students going through the Basic Distribution Management Specialist Course, otherwise known as the Traffic Management School. The school was formerly located at Fort Eustis, Va., but was moved here so the students could MORE
Join the Great American Smokeout November 17, 2005 — Today marks the American Cancer Society's 29th Annual Great American Smokeout, a day when smokers across the country are encouraged to simply put down their cigarettes and quit smoking. While all smokers should quit smoking for a multitude of reasons, including everything from extreme health risks to the increasing price of cigarettes, , in MORE
Youth sports ministry on the Upward swing November 17, 2005 — There is a popular new youth sports program sweeping both the religious and athletic communities alike here aboard Camp Lejeune and in the Jacksonville area. Upward Sports Ministries have found a home at the New River Baptist Association and are quickly gaining support and growing in popularity in their second year there, especially with the MORE
Sports Branch searching for a few good men and women November 17, 2005 — The Semper Fit Division of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s Sports Branch is putting together a team of eight harriers to compete at the Marine Corps Cross-Country Championship at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Dec. 9. “We’re very excited about getting a team together for the championship,” said Michael Marion, the Area 2 Fitness Center MORE
Dojo strengthens warrior spirit November 16, 2005 — Warriors train in a small room honing their skills with swords learning to defeat their opponents. The warriors are real but the swords are not. This is the Dragonfly dojo here, which offers free martial arts classes to service members, family members, and Department of Defense employees to help them expand their martial arts wisdom. The dojo, or MORE
Former Marine raises awareness for Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund November 16, 2005 — With his hands and feet bound together, Jay Platt prepared to plunge into the 55-degree water of the San Francisco Bay. Water so cold, it could bring tears to your eyes. His path from “The Rock” to the shore stretched a total of 1.66 miles. And with the constant ebb and flow of the raging currents, Platt not only fought exhaustion, he fought the MORE
Marines enjoy free showing of Jarhead as birthday gift November 15, 2005 — More than 800 people filled the seats at the base theater and enjoyed a free showing of the new movie “Jarhead” in celebration of the United States Marine Corps’ 230th birthday Nov.10. The movie, about a Marine’s experiences in the Corps during the first Gulf War, was presented free-of-charge by the base theater. The theater got the film, released MORE

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