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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

June, 2006

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NCOs sharpen steel at corporal’s course June 29, 2006 — The commandant of the Marine Corps has stressed the importance of improving the leadership and skills of noncommissioned officers so they can take charge in a variety of stressful situations. Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base, is doing its part to train NCOs to become the leaders of tomorrow by sending their Marines through the MORE
Wounded Warriors supporters break ground for donated grill June 27, 2006 — Lt. Gen James F. Amos, commanding general II Marine Expeditionary Force, Maj. Gen. Robert C. Dickerson, commanding general Marine Corps Installations East, Col. Adele E. Hodges, Camp Lejeune base command, Lt. Col. Maxwell, commanding officer in charge of the Wounded Warriors Support Section, retired military and corporate representatives each MORE
Camp Johnson first Marine dodge ball tournament June 26, 2006 — With a loud pre-match cheer of “1-2-3, EMBARK” the Average Embarkers defeated the Private First Class Gangsters in the final round of the first Camp Johnson dodge ball tournament June 24 at the Camp Johnson Recreational Center gym. The bracket style tournament was a Single Marine Program sponsored event involving nine teams of seven players MORE
Marines enjoy Great American Backyard Campout June 24, 2006 — Several single Marines and Marine families got a chance to get outdoors, connect with nature and have some well-deserved fun during the  Great American Backyard Campout at the Brewster Recreation Area June 24-25. The campout is a national event that is meant to encourage people to get outdoors even if it is just in their backyard, according to MORE
Camp Johnson rededicated in honor of pioneers June 23, 2006 — The Montfort Point Marine Association and Montfort Point Marine Women’s Auxiliary Association conducted the 64th Camp Johnson Rededication Wreath Laying ceremony here June 23. The associations gather every year in June to honor the 2,000 African American Marines who overcame adversity and fought for the right to fight for their country, according MORE
Learn how to prevent cooking fires like a head chef June 22, 2006 — Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and fire injuries in the United States, but there are a few simple steps that will help prevent these dangerous fires to keep everyone safe. “In 2002 alone, cooking-related fires caused an estimated 185,600 structure fires, 80 civilians deaths, 3,875 injuries and $481 million in property damage in the MORE
Young Marines learn lessons of terrorism June 21, 2006 — With the words “they came in peace,” etched on the Beirut monument setting the stage as a group of children listened attentively to a fatherly figure while the monument to the World Trade Center attacks looms ominously behind them. Michael B. Ellzey, a member of the of the Jacksonville Beirut Memorial Group spoke about terrorism and bombing that MORE
Closure for Williams, Texans defensive end visits II MEF wounded warriors June 16, 2006 — “One hundred and ten (degrees) in Texas is nothing like 110 on the battleline,” said Mario Williams, first pick in 2006 NFL Draft to the wounded warriors at MCB Camp Lejeune Friday morning. Surrounded by a sea of digital brown and green, some on crutches, some leaning on canes, he addressed a group of more than 50 Marines and sailors injured in MORE
Marines from SOI East aide local authorities in search and rescue June 13, 2006 — Hundreds of Marines and a number of Navy corpsman from Camp Lejeune’s School of Infantry East assisted dozens of civilian organizations during a five-day search and rescue mission here, June 7-11. 79-year-old Santo Deblasi, who had been taking prescription medication to treat a long-standing nervous disorder, wandered away from his family’s home on MORE
Retired Motor-T Marine converts car to run on vegetable oil June 12, 2006 — Adapt and overcome. Marines hear this expression on a daily basis and understand exactly what it means. It encompasses the very fundamentals that make up the foundation of the Marine Corps attitude. When Marines are presented with a task, face adversity or negotiate everyday obstacles, this is their mantra. The phrase means to adjust one’s attitude MORE

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