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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Harry Potter mania comes to Lejeune July 29, 2007 — Diane Conner sat in a camp chair in front of the Base Theatre. Her three daughters, Laura, 16, Rachel 14, and Christine, 11, were assembled around her on the steps. Dozens of other folks were lined up behind them, but only about 10 or so were in front of them. That was key.Though the Conner family and those around them did take note of the blazing MORE
Major uniform changes implemented July 26, 2007 — Marines can expect some new changes to the summer and winter uniform regulations and tighter restrictions when it comes to the use of the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform off base.A Marine Corps Administrative Message scheduled for release this week modifies the current Marine Corps Order P1020.34G governing Marine Corps Uniform Regulations.“Our MORE
Chaplain praised for Bible ministry July 26, 2007 — Navy chaplains have been following Marines into battle since 1778 not wielding a weapon save one – the scriptures.Navy Lt. John Jacob Eastman, the command chaplain of the Marine Corps Engineer School at Courthouse Bay here, has been selected to receive the 2007 Witherspoon Award for his commitment to and encouragement of Bible, from the National MORE
Lejeune gets down and dirty - Mud Run 2007 attracts 222 competitors July 26, 2007 — It took Keith Wilson 36:54 to negotiate Saturday’s Lejeune 8-kilometer Mud Run and become “King of the Mud.” Wilson, a Camp Lejeune-based Marine from Parkersburg, W.Va., was joined by Raleigh, N.C. native Andrea Smythe, who claimed the women’s crown with a 43:41.The race marked the fifth leg of the 2007 Marine Corps Grand Prix Series, which also MORE
Marine Tae Kwon Do team medals at Senior Nationals July 26, 2007 — Kicking some tail and taking names; the Marine Corps Tae Kwon Do team competed July 10-11, in the 2007 Senior Nationals in San Jose, Calif.The team came home from its first-ever national competition with three gold medals, four silvers and one bronze.Marines on the team come from different bases across the nation. Matthew Dalrymple (team captain), MORE
Immigrants serving the nation proudly July 26, 2007 — Immigrants have been an intricate part in the tapestry of our nation since its foundation.Because our country is made up of immigrants, our military has its share of them – doing their part to defend it.Lance Cpl. Ben Brobby of Africa, Pfc. Vladimir Balinovsky of Ukraine and Pfc. Abel Curicabrera of Peru are three such examples of Marines not born MORE
Towers protect Lejeune from forest fires July 26, 2007 — Boom! Pop! Bang! Pow! Zowie! These are the sounds of pyrotechnics Marines use to add a bit of realism to their field training exercises. However, these materials often cause forest fires on base.This is why towering over all the trees in Camp Lejeune, are two gangly orange and white metal structures called fire towers helping keep the base safe MORE
Harry Potter comes to Camp Lejuene July 26, 2007 — With the stars twinkling in the heat of the night, a crowd begins to form. They are an orderly bunch, lined up one family unit at a time all down the queue, yet even the casual observer can tell they are buzzing with excitement.At the stroke of half past 10 p.m., a witch in blue robes bedecked in stars steps out to provide instruction. Then the MORE
Major uniform changes implemented July 26, 2007 — Marines can expect some new changes to the summer and winter uniform regulations and tighter restrictions when it comes to the use of the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform off base.A Marine Corps Administrative Message scheduled for release this week modifies the current Marine Corps Order P1020.34G governing Marine Corps Uniform Regulations.“Our MORE
Summer lunch program popular with kids July 03, 2007 — Come in from the heat, my friend and sit down beside me. Let me tell you about the finest lunch-time dining in the area this summer. The food is a delight to any palate and includes warm rolls made fresh daily and melt-in-your-mouth vegetables and fruits right off the farm.Oh, and the service … the service is primo. Everyone at this little bistro MORE

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