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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News
Marines battle for dodgeball glory February 22, 2006 — When you think of the greatest sports teams of all time, everyone seems to have their own opinion. As the only team to ever finish the regular season undefeated, many people would consider the 1972 Miami Dolphins to be the best team in the history of the National Football League. Leading his team to a record 72 wins and 10 losses, some people would MORE
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Montford Point used as integretion stepping stone for Marines February 17, 2006 — Prior to World War II, the Marine Corps’ policy concerning African-Americans was one of zero tolerance. According to a set of rules approved by the Secretary of War in 1798, no Negro, Mulatto or Indian men were allowed to enlist. But with the proclamation of Executive Order 8802 on June 25, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt effectively opened MORE
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Sgt. Maj. Johnson - Just a 'Hashmark' above the rest February 17, 2006 — Deciding to join the military is like deciding to attend college; you’ve got options. In the Army, you can become an Army of one. In the Navy, you can learn how to accelerate your life. And in the Marine Corps, you become one of the few to earn the right to wear the Eagle, Globe and Anchor. But rather than weighing his options and choosing just MORE
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Fourth quarter heroics earn Lejeune boys another title February 17, 2006 — It was free throws down the stretch that made the difference for Lejeune High School’s boys basketball team in Friday night’s Coastal Plains 1-A Conference Championship in which the Devilpups edged out the Trojans of Jones Senior High School to defend their conference title with a score of 66-63.   The two very evenly matched teams spent the MORE
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Motomail - A faster, cheaper alternative February 16, 2006 — For Marines who are deployed overseas in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, keeping in touch with family and friends is vital. The quickest and easiest way might be through e-mail; however, not everyone has access to a computer while deployed. Old-fashioned mail is still an option, but it can take letters more than a week to arrive MORE
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No POV - No Problem! February 10, 2006 — Ever since the first of its kind was introduced in 1827, buses have become instrumental in transporting children to and from school. In the United States alone, approximately 440,000 public school buses travel more than 4 billion miles daily and transport 24 million children. Without the bus, many kids would be stranded.   But school-age children MORE
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Civil servant receives Federal Length of Service award February 09, 2006 — An Installation, Safety and Security secretary received the Federal Length of Service award Feb. 9 in Bldg. 58 for 30 years of faithful civil service.   Lori P. Rademann a native of Latrobe, Pa., originally began her civil service career in 1965 on the advice of a close, hometown friend.   “I had a friend who worked at the U.S. department of state MORE
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EOD Marine earns Bronze Star February 08, 2006 — A Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Marine, received a Bronze Star with combat distinguishing device in a ceremony March 23 at the Explosive Ordnance Disposal facility at Camp Elliott, Calif., east of Miramar.   Staff Sgt. Seth L. Leonard received the Bronze Star for heroic achievement in connection with combat operations involving conflict with an MORE
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Am tracks just got faster stronger and meaner February 02, 2006 — The Marine Corps is conducting operational assessments on a new vehicle, which will replace the current amphibious assault vehicles used today.   The Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, or Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle, has been undergoing assessments of its firing system here since early January and will continue till the end of February as part MORE
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Real Wrestling comes to Camp Lejeune February 01, 2006 — Powerbombs, drop kicks and suplexes. When “The Rock” is laying the smackdown on a jabroni in the ring, these are just a few of the moves he unleashes on his opponent. Although this type of grappling is commonly referred to as wrestling, it is nothing more than sports entertainment. Real wrestling involves single-leg takedowns, ankle picks and MORE
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