Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

February, 2007

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Students learn about black history February 22, 2007 — Passing down history to our children is one of the most important things we can do to better the future. Receiving that history were all of the fifth grade students of Blue Creek Elementary during their visit to the Montford Point Marine Museum Feb. 16. “We bring them here to experience some of the most significant black history [about segregation MORE
"Marines of Montford Point: Fighting for Freedom" February 22, 2007 — For the first time, a public viewing of the documentary “The Marines of Montford Point: Fighting for Freedom” was viewed at the Northside High School auditorium Feb. 15.“Having the opportunity to have the actual individuals in this documentary is truly special, and it gives the gentlemen a place in history so that their struggles are not MORE
You are not alone, PTSD treatment aboard Camp Lejeune February 22, 2007 — The effects of the war in Iraq and Global War on Terrorism have real costs and these costs are not only dollars and cents — they’re in our service members, their friends and families. “There are extensive programs for active-duty service members returning from deployments,” said Langenfeld. “We understand there is a fear of treatment because of MORE
Changes coming to the ‘Lemon Lot’ February 22, 2007 — In a small corner of the commissary parking lot service members and their dependants have been selling pretty much anything that has rubber on steel using the Marine Corps Community Service Lemon Lot Program. But users of the lot will be experiencing some big changes. In order to provide a more professional, secure and organized selling space, MCCS MORE
Military wives dance to the tune of fitness February 22, 2007 — Put some weight on over the winter? Want to kick up your current fitness program? Looking for a place to meet some new people? Well Marine Corps Community Services has a program for you. FITMAR Wife is a fitness class for military dependants that uses dance as a medium to get in shape, said Lauren Hill, instructor of the class. “I hate to exercise, MORE
Intriguing African-American Woman Award February 22, 2007 — Col. Adele E. Hodges, commanding officer of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, and nine other black women, received the sixth annual North East Community Development Corporation's Intriguing African-American Women Award, Feb. 17. “She has spent almost 29 years training our corps. She has mentored and been mentored and the results are individuals who MORE
All Marine Corps Wrestling Teams now slams on Lejeune February 8, 2007 — They’re lean, mean and green; not Incredible Hulk green, but Marine Corps green, and there here to kick some you know what. The All-Marine Corps Wrestling Team permanently landed here Jan. 26, and is looking for a few good men to join their ranks and capture some glory for the corps. Taking over the Area 5 gymnasium here, they will be conducting MORE
Olympic Hopeful Q&A With Staff Sgt. James Shillow February 8, 2007 — Wrestler Profile: Name: Staff Sgt. James Shillow MOS: 0369 - Platoon sergeant Unit: 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division Hometown: Jonesboro, Ga. Experience: 18-year-wrestler, nine in the Marine Corps, USA Wrestling University Age National Champion, six-time Gold Medal winner Armed Forces Championships, four-time USA Wrestling MORE
Devilpup signs with University of Alabama at Birmingham February 7, 2007 — The gymnasium was abuzz waiting for Lejeune High School running back Jimmie Blair Jr., to make his entrance. What a birthday present for Blair Jr., who signed to play football with the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Feb. 7, in front of  hundreds of fellow students. At 6 feet, 200 pounds, the Devil Pup running back recently went to Duke MORE
Arrive Alive, stay in the fight February 1, 2007 — Marines and sailors a part of Headquarters and Support Battalion here will be receiving extra support to – Arrive Alive. As part of the battalions continued effort to promote the Arrive Alive program, signs have been posted in key locations throughout the company barracks and battalion buildings to reinforce the use of the program, said Col. David MORE

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