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Credit for Christmas December 14, 2006 — As Christmas approaches and people start to spend money on gifts it is important to keep finances under control especially when it could affect a person’s credit. Credit is about trust, said Roy Ells, the financial specialist, with Marine Corps Community Services Health Promotion Branch. Building credit is essential in this economy but a person MORE
Free camping offered to service members December 14, 2006 — The Brewster Camp grounds has opened its gate to service members for free camping from now until the end of January. The 14 campsites, which normally cost $12 a night to camp are being offered for free to give service members who are about to deploy a cheap and easy place to spend quality time with their family, said Bill Moore, the outdoor MORE
Duke students support troops December 13, 2006 — Remembering the troops during the holiday season can be lost in shopping and dinners, but one group has gone out of their way to show their support. Students from Duke University, N.C., delivered a poster, signed by hundreds of Duke students, to Col. Adele E. Hodges, commanding officer of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Dec. 13. The poster was MORE
New NC laws affect seatbelt rules, cell phones and alcohol rules December 13, 2006 — New North Carolina laws taking effect Dec. 1 will require young drivers to hang up, backseat passengers to buckle up, and prevent judges from turning down more drunk-driving cases as well as bolster current alcohol-related laws. “These new laws protect our service members off base, but we have some of these policies already in effect on base”, said MORE
Trees for Troops December 11, 2006 — As soon as they came – they left. The Christmas SPIRIT Foundation gave more than 800 free Christmas trees to service members and their families as part of the Trees for Troops program in front of the Defense Commissary Agency Commissary here Dec 11. “This is a really great program, and it’ll be a huge help for the troops whose families are left MORE
Onslow county Special Olympics holds Fall Games aboard New River December 7, 2006 — The delegations of athletes marched — and some rolled on four wheels — into the gymnasium to raucous applause and cheers. Thus began the Onslow County Special Olympics Basketball Skills Fall Games at the New River fitness center Friday. More than 100 athletes from 10 schools and about 100 Marine Corps volunteers, plus other volunteers, onlookers MORE
Headquarters and Support Battalion hosts first safety fair December 7, 2006 — What do beer goggles, hot dogs, and strapping yourself into a car have in common? Answer: keeping Marines safe during this upcoming holiday season. Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune hosted their first annual ‘Winter Safety Fair’ at Marston Pavilion here Dec. 7. “We’re here to better educate our Marines regarding MORE
Scholarships awarded to spouses of wounded service members November 30, 2006 — Four spouses of wounded service members received scholarships from Hope for the Warriors to help them continue their education here Nov. 30. Amanda McRae, Jennifer Montjoy, Dana Self and Stacey Stauch each received a $5,000 scholarship to help them return to school to help them fulfill their dreams and provide for their families, said Robin MORE
Lejeune Marines meet new commandant November 29, 2006 — Making his first trip to the fleet Marine force as newly appointed Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James Conway let his Camp Lejeune Marines know that, while those who are on the front lines are his first priority, those who remain behind can expect to see a few changes during his tenure as the 34th commandant. Conway visited the base Nov. MORE
1/2 conduct casuatly evacuation training November 28, 2006 — Marines from 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, conduct casualty evacuation training on Camp Lejeune Nov. 28, 2006 using V-22 Osprey, which is a multi-engine, dual-piloted, self-deployable, medium lift, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) tiltrotor aircraft designed for combat, combat support, combat service support, and Special Operations MORE

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