Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

"Home of Expeditionary Forces in Readiness"

Camp Lejeune News


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Don’t make a pass at stealing gas September 22, 2005 — Stealing gas can have major consequences on and off base. With gas prices rising so are thefts as people try and steal gas rather than trying to find other means of transportation than driving. The penalties in the state of North Carolina are heavy fines, a possible 120 days in jail and suspension of a person’s driver’s license, according to the MORE
Hobby shop offers healthy creative outlet September 13, 2005 — The Wood Hobby Shop here offers service members and family a healthy and creative hobby aboard the base. The shop is classified as a cabinet shop,  but according to Jack W. Neuber, the manager at the Wood Hobby Shop, that means you can build just about anything. The shop also offers all the domestic hard woods on the market at very low prices, MORE
Marines raise money to help strike out Lou Gehrig's disease September 10, 2005 — What is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis?  Before 1939, the majority of American citizens had never heard of such a thing.  But when Lou Gehrig, the self-proclaimed “luckiest man on the face of the earth,” abruptly retired from the game of baseball that same year, the disease suddenly gained the undivided attention of the nation.  Though more than 60 MORE
Rifle range gets revamped September 1, 2005 — The annual rifle qualification for Marines will be a little different here Nov. 1 due to changes to make the qualification more up to date with today’s war fighting. The rifle qualification is going to be split into two tables. The first table will be the entry-level course of fire, and the field fire has been replaced with a new course of fire MORE
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

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