Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

 

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News
Beach safety a hot topic for summer May 31, 2006 — The weather is getting warmer and people are going to the beach to get some sunshine and cool off in the water, but there are safety precautions that everyone should follow to make sure they have a safe and fun summer.   “We want everyone to have fun on the beach but part of being able to have fun is to know what you can do to stay safe,” said MORE
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Special Reaction Team keeps their cutting edge sharp May 27, 2006 — There is a hostage situation in a barracks. An assailant is holding a victim at knife point and has barricaded himself in the room. Normal tactics by the military police can’t diffuse the situation.   This is the type of scenario that members of the Special Reaction Team on Marine Corps Base here train and live for.   The mission of the team is a MORE
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Service members gone astray do hard time aboard Camp Lejeune May 19, 2006 — It’s a place where each day is virtually the same – you wake up before sunrise, get on-line and count-off to make sure no one is missing. You’re told when to eat, what to wear and what to do in this "home" away from home. You constantly think back to the choice you made and ask yourself the one question that’s on everyone’s mind, “What was I MORE
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Keep your feline, canine safe this summer May 14, 2006 — The summer season can be hazardous for everyone if they don’t take precautions to stay safe and some of the same precautions should be taken for a person’s pets.   Pet owners need to make sure their pets are properly taken care of during the hot summer months that can be hazardous to their health.   “Give your pet the same precautions you would MORE
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Karate class fosters self defense, confidence May 12, 2006 — Kiai! Students in white uniforms yell in unison as they practice kicking and punching to forge their bodies into weapons. In this dojo, children and adults practice the art of Okinawan Seidokan Karate and Kobudo, which is the art of traditional Okinawan weapons, at a class offered to service members and their families at the Midway Park community MORE
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Sailor starts as paint chipper leaves as commanding officer May 12, 2006 — Navy Capt. Samuel P. Alford the commanding officer of Field Medical Service School retired May 12 in a ceremony on Camp Johnson.   Alford was replaced by Navy Capt. Efren Saenz the former executive officer of FMSS during the post and relief ceremony before Alford’s retirement.   Alford started out his career in the Navy as an undesignated seaman MORE
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KV Program ensures unit readiness through family readiness May 02, 2006 — As a member of today’s military, the idea of deploying overseas is nothing short of a reality. In support of the Global War on Terrorism, Marines are spending anywhere from six to 12 months at a time in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. And although it’s the Marines who find themselves in physical peril on a daily basis, many forget about the MORE
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MP earns medal for graduating Scout Sniper school with top honors May 02, 2006 — Every Marine is a rifleman. Regardless of age, gender or military occupational specialty, every Marine is trained to operate the M16-A2 service rifle. The best of the best. At 13 weeks in length, Marine Corps boot camp is recognized as one of the world’s most intense basic training programs. One shot, one kill. Simply put, Marines are just that MORE
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