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Lejeune opens new school August 28, 2006 — Doors opened Aug. 24 to Camp Lejeune’s newest school, Bitz Intermediate.   Named and remembered by a permanent display in the lobby for Sgt. Michael Bitz of 2nd Assault  Amphibious Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, who was killed in during fighting in Iraq as a part of the Global War on Terrorism.   The 82,000 square foot school will house about 500 MORE
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Marines asked to Arrive Alive August 28, 2006 — In a Department of Defense worldwide survey taken every two years, the Marine Corps leads all military services in alcohol use.   Not helping this disturbing trend is the fact that extended liberty periods have a statistically higher alcohol-related rate. This is why reinforcement of the Arrive Alive Program for this upcoming Labor Day holiday is a MORE
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North Carolina supports it’s troops August 17, 2006 — According to the governor’s office, “North Carolina’s military presence is among the largest in the country and generates more than $18 billion a year for the state economy.” This leads to a question service members ask often: “What has North Carolina done for the military?”   In senate bill 1117, known as the 2005 Military Support Act, that MORE
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Remembering Navajo Code Talkers August 14, 2006 — On July 28, 1982, President Ronald Regan declared Proclamation 4954 creating National Navaho Code Talkers Day shedding light on a little know group who played a critical role in the pacific during World War II.   The ‘code talkers’ were U.S. Marines who spoke Navajo, a Native American language Japanese code breakers were unable to decipher. MORE
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Car buying class teaches Marines to get a fair deal August 10, 2006 — Jacksonville is filled with car dealerships, and for a Marine coming here for his first duty station buying a car can be a daunting and confusing task, but the Health Promotions Office with Marine Corps Community Services can help.   The Car Buying and Getting a Fair Deal class is presented by Roy Ells, the financial specialist for the Health MORE
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Montford Point returns to its roots August 01, 2006 — “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. No social advance rolls in on the wheels of inevitability. Every step requires sacrifice, suffering and struggle, the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   The Montford Point Marine Association recently returned to Jacksonville, NC MORE
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