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Camp Lejeune News

August, 2005

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Thrift Shop affordable, a good cause August 30, 2005 — The Staff Noncommissioned Officers Wives’ Club Thrift Shop offers service members and families the opportunity to benefit from donated items. The thrift store was created to help support the wives of deployed troops by raising money using it to help them out in hard times, according to Maggy Williams president of the SNCOs wives club. The shop MORE
Fast cars give Marines entertainment, lessons in safety August 25, 2005 — Screeching tires, fast driving and tight corners were sights and sounds to behold as Operation Wheels of Freedom kicked off Aug. 25 here. The Wheels of Freedom foundation is a group of automotive enthusiasts and professional drivers who have teamed up with several sponsors to bring entertainment as well as a good message to Marines and sailors MORE
Scout’s project aims to promote water quality August 20, 2005 — Members of the Camp Lejeune’s Environmental Management Division joined a group of Boy Scouts from the base’s Troop 490 and Jacksonville’s Troop 597 to take part in an environmental awareness project aboard the base Aug. 20. As the final stage in becoming an Eagle Scout, Daniel Griffith, the project leader, designed, organized and executed the MORE
Sanders Ford sponsors skeet shooting competition August 20, 2005 — Approximately 70 shooters from across the state made the trip to Camp Lejeune’s McIntyre Skeet Range to partake in the Sanders Ford Claybusters Fun Shoot skeet shooting competition, Aug. 20. Sanders Ford, who provided free catering and T-shirts and hats, sponsored the competition, which was open to the public. They also had a line of new Ford MORE
Standing on his own 2 feet … with the help of a few Marines August 18, 2005 — To any casual observer visiting the F-11A pistol and battlesight zero range here, 1st Lt. Charles E. Hayter, a 26-year-old native of Billings, Mont., looks like any run-of-the-mill platoon commander… standing, watching over his Marines as they zero their rifles before they deploy to Iraq.  A closer examination might reveal otherwise, but it would MORE
Marines and sailors learn healthy habits during nutrition workshop August 18, 2005 — Marines and Sailors from Camp Lejeune took part in a nutrition education workshop at the Stone Street Education Center, August 15, as part of a campaign designed to improve servicemembers’ health and fitness through education. The course, which is sponsored by Marine Corps Community Services and PepsiCo, is designed for Marines, Sailors, Coast MORE
Third party program helps hospital earn money August 17, 2005 — The Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital can acquire money from private insurance companies to help them expand different services of the hospital. If beneficiaries of the Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital have private health insurance, the hospital can file a claim from the insurance company to help pay for medicine in the pharmacy and to buy newer equipment as MORE
Camp Lejeune brings home fifth CINC award August 17, 2005 — Major Gen. Robert C. Dickerson, Marine Corps Base commanding general, accepted the 2004 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence Wednesday at the Pentagon. This is Camp Lejeune’s fifth CINC award, highlighting the base for its outstanding and innovative efforts of those who operate and maintain defense installations. “It is MORE
Air Quality Program trains Marines in air quality August 16, 2005 — The Air Quality Program with the Environmental Management Department held the first class of its newly created Air Quality Training here August 16. The class was created to improve the compliance of air quality standards on Camp Lejeune by giving the students information on federal, state and Marine Corps regulations on air pollution, according to MORE
Riders form association to keep base stables open August 15, 2005 — A group of horse owners that board their pets at Camp Lejeune’s on-base stables have formed the Scarlet and Gold Riding Club and assumed management of the facilities as of June 1, after Marine Corps Community Services, the previous administrative body, announced plans to close the stables due to a lack of funding. “If we hadn’t taken over, there MORE

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