Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

June, 2005

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Boy fulfills his dream and receives title of Honorary Marine June 29, 2005 — Marines are the cream of the crop and earning that coveted title is a great honor and a privilege. Hunter Box, 11, from Dunlap, Tenn., joined the ranks of the few and the proud after being bestowed the title of Honorary Marine by Maj. Gen. Robert C. Dickerson, commanding general, Marine Corps Base, at a ceremony June 28 at Building 1. “Since he MORE
Safety first for summer cyclists June 27, 2005 — It can happen so quickly; you’re pedaling along one of the bases many beautiful bike paths while the sun warms your face and you take a deep breathe of a cool summer’s breeze. The skies are blue and you notice some wild flowers at the edge of the woods to your right. Before you can direct your attention back to the path, you hit a patch of sand and MORE
Hospital Barracks re-open after Renovations June 27, 2005 — The year was 1983.  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day is made a national holiday, compact discs make their debut, and Mr. T is named one of People Magazine’s most intriguing people of the year.  Though the world around it has changed quite a bit, Bachelor Enlisted Quarters 121 has remained virtually the same since it began housing its first sailors 22 MORE
Independence day celebration calls for safety first June 27, 2005 — When most Marines think about the Fourth of July, they are filled with feelings of national pride, patriotism and anticipation for the extended holiday weekend and the celebration of our nation’s independence. And to many Marines, America’s birthday party wouldn’t be complete without a few essential ingredients including some barbecue, a few MORE
Driving improvement classes aim to reduce avoidable accidents, deaths June 23, 2005 — Many Marines consider a speeding ticket issued aboard base to be a serious setback in regards to their personal and professional lives. In actuality, a moving traffic violation is of minor consequence when compared to the fatal accidents that speeding, along with irresponsible and reckless driving, can result in. Dare to Dream Inc., a racing team MORE
Firefighters train for underground rescues June 23, 2005 — Firefighters from around Camp Lejeune began a trench-rescue training program at Fire Protection Division’s training building June 23. “Last year there were more than 100 emergency situations involving collapsed trenches,” said Bobby Doberstein, instructor, Triple C Fire and Rescue Training Services. “You don’t think of it as a serious problem MORE
Service members slated to receive increase in insurance coverage June 23, 2005 — All servicemembers will have their maximum level of Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance coverage increased from $250,000 to $400,000 on Sept. 1, 2005, in accordance with the Honoring Every Requirement of Exemplary Service Act, which has been approved by congress. “It’s a very good thing,” said Pfc. Ryan Guganious, a maintenance administrative MORE
Indiana, Penn., native, receives bronze star for actions in Iraq June 22, 2005 — CAMP GEIGER, N.C. – 1st Lt. Samuel C. Cunningham, Company H commander, School of Infantry [East], received a Bronze Star with combat distinguishing device June 22 for heroic achievement while in combat operations. Cunningham served as an 81 mm Mortar Platoon commander and Combined Action Platoon commander with Weapons Company, 2d Battalion, 1st MORE
Lejeune High School Reunion of the Decades June 22, 2005 — Every year, Lejeune High School graduates begin down the path of discovering what they are going to do with their lives. Some go to colleges and universities, some begin working on their career, some travel and some join the military. However, in every class, a few of the graduates stay in the Onslow County area and begin contributing to the local MORE
Safety Fair 2005 aims to increase awareness June 22, 2005 — Marines from Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base, attended the 2005 Summer Safety Fair at Marston Pavillion, June 22, to take part in efforts aimed at increasing safety awareness among Marines and their families. “Marines get so focused on the mission at hand that it is often easy for them to loose sight of personal safety MORE

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