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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
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
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 question MORE
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. Fighting MORE
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
Montford Point returns to its roots August 1, 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 for MORE
Marine parents take over SOI July 31, 2006 — Many civilians have no idea of the hardships faced by Marines during their recruit and basic infantry training, but now, some do. Parents and family members who are a part of Marine Parents United in Raleigh, NC came to the School of Infantry East here to receive a glimpse of the training their Marines go through. On the hot summer afternoon of MORE
Tips and tricks for TMO July 31, 2006 — Moving from one place to another every few years is uncommon for civilians, but for a Marine, it is just another part of duty. The Traffic Management Office wants to offer these ‘tips and tricks’ for government moving from. “Thinking mobile and knowing that your surroundings change often will help with constant transitions,” said Donna N. Padgett, MORE
ITB trains for the sandbox July 25, 2006 — Recruiters get them in the door, drill instructors in recruit training mold them into basic Marines and infantry combat instructors transform them into warriors ready for combat. During a 52-day cycle, the Infantry Training Battalion at Camp Geiger here is completing their mission to train the next generation of infantry Marines for the continuing MORE
Keeping safe in the sun July 24, 2006 — The Onslow Beach Sand Jam is coming to Camp Lejeune Aug. 5 and it’s important Marines remember that safety is paramount on the beach. The largest problem that the beach detachment, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base, is experiencing is the consumption of alcoholic beverages followed by patrons entering the water, said Sgt. Roy MORE

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