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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
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
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
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
Class teachs smart car buying November 10, 2005 — A car can be one of the first things on a Marine’s or sailor’s mind once they get to their first duty station. A class on car buying can help a prospective buyer sort out the details of what they need to know when shopping for a car and how to prepare for such a big purchase. A car buying and getting a fair deal class is offered by Marine Corps MORE
USPS unveils distinguished Marines commemorative stamps November 10, 2005 — The U.S. Postal Service Nov. 10 immortalized four legendary Marines in a ceremony at the Marine Corps Exchange here. The distinguished Marines commemorative 37-cent postage stamps feature Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, Sgt. Maj. Daniel J. Daly, Lt. Gen. John A. Lejeune and Lt. Gen. Lewis “Chesty” B. Puller. “We’re very excited,” said Mark Saunders, a MORE
Reservists cross over to the green side November 1, 2005 — Fifteen sailors from various reserve stations around the country have traded in their white uniform for digital camouflage one as part of the Navy’s Program Nine, which allows sailors the choice to volunteer to work with Marine units. These corpsmen unlike others going through the course they are being deployed after their training, according to MORE
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

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