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Commuters Beware: New construction could delay December 7, 2005 — In another quality of life initiative, the Installations and Environment Department, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune has contracted a local construction company and begun work on erecting a canopy over the Main Gate entrance. The structure, which is slated to stand 70 feet wide, 40 feet long and 19 feet high, will serve to protect the Marines MORE
Country music singer performs at Camp Lejeune December 6, 2005 — The Marine Corps Community Services hosted an up and coming country music singer to perform at the Marine Corps Exchange here Dec. 6. Luke Stricklin, a national guardsman, served 18 months on active duty and spent 12 months in Baghdad where his music career started. Stricklin played and wrote country music songs on his down time, which helped him MORE
From supply clerk to interpreter to Purple Heart recipient December 6, 2005 — While serving as an interpreter with 2nd Military Police Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, Lance Cpl. Amber R. Price of Greenville, N.C., a supply clerk with 2nd Supply Battalion, 2nd MLG, traveled in several convoys during her time in Iraq, but, unbeknownst to her, the one on Aug. 13 would be her last. Price was riding in the lead Humvee in a MORE
Law benefits U.S. troops injured in war December 5, 2005 — Since fighting began in March 2003, more than 2,300 Americans lost their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Most of those Marines, sailors, soldiers and airmen were insured under the Service Members’ Group Life Insurance for a maximum of $400,000.  But war isn’t simply just black and white, life and death.  More than 15,000 troops were MORE
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
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
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

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