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Camp Lejeune News

Archive: August 2007

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CREDO enhances lives through learning retreats August 29, 2007 — CREDO enhances lives through learning retreatsBy , Carolina Living editorThe word credo comes from Latin and means “I believe.” For those in the Navy and Marine Corps community, CREDO stands for “Chaplain’s Religious Education Development Operation.”Though, for many it might also mean that they believe in themselves enough to make positive changes MORE
Keeping your car safe for Labor Day road trips August 29, 2007 — With Labor Day weekend on the way and travel plans being made, keeping your vehicle maintained will be the key to trouble-free travel in the heat.Vehicles are made to operate in most extreme conditions, but if not attended to, the systems designed to keep the engine running cool will fail and leave you stranded.Most cars owner’s manuals list MORE
Wood hobby shop offers wholesome experience August 29, 2007 — The Wood Hobby Shop offers service members and their dependents a healthy and creative outlet aboard the Base.Visitors can build just about anything they can think of here, said Eddie Vasquez, an attendant at Wood Hobby Shop here.In addition to providing tools, an air-conditioned space and a well-lit environment, Vasquez explained the shop offers MORE
Sea turtles assault Onslow beach August 29, 2007 — Camp Lejeune works hard to maintain a balance between training the nation’s 911 force in readiness and protecting its natural resources.Maintaining that balance are the personnel of Environmental Conservation Branch, who excavated a nest of Loggerhead sea turtle eggs by hand on Onslow Beach Aug. 16.The Loggerhead is listed as threatened under the MORE
Intramural soccer kicks off August 29, 2007 — It’s the beginning of the season for the Camp Lejeune men’s intramural soccer league; four teams played their first game Aug. 16, at WPT Field House.The first game pitted the 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion against the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance team at 6 p.m.The 2nd LAR side started off strong with an early goal by Lawrence Lee, giving them MORE
Finding your military history August 29, 2007 — During a Marine’s career, a tremendous amount of medical treatment and service-related paperwork is created. But what do service members, their family and history seekers do when the records are lost or damaged?For Marines recently separated, it can be as easy as going online, but for those who separated prior to 1997, it can be complicated.The MORE
This week in history (Aug. 16 – 23) August 29, 2007 — 23 August 1984: The last Marines to serve peace-keeping duty in Lebanon arrived home. The 24th Marine Amphibious Unit arrived off the coast of Lebanon on 9 April to relieve Marines of the 22nd MAU who were guarding the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. The 24th MAU left Beirut on 31 July, marking the last presence of U.S. combat troops in Beirut since MORE
Former Marine, president of Campbell University dies August 16, 2007 — Campbell University and the Marine Corps have suffered a great loss in the passing of a former Marine, president and chairman of Campbell University.Dr. Norman A. Wiggins passed away the morning of Aug. 1 at Wake Forest University Medical Center.Wiggins was the third president of Campbell University a small, private Baptist university outside of MORE
Mom Fest provides support, ideas to mothers of preschoolers August 16, 2007 — Mothers of young children, listen up! There is an upcoming event that you might find of interest.The 3rd Annual Mom Fest is scheduled to take place Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held on the lawn of the Jacksonville Bible Church on 501 Anne St., in downtown Jacksonville.“It’s an outdoor, walk-through festival for families,” said MORE
Camp Special time gives parents a night off August 16, 2007 — For service members with a child who requires special medical or educational services, it can be difficult to find time to do simple things like going to get a cup of coffee.This is why so many parents look forward to programs offered by the Exceptional Family Member Program such as Camp Special Time, held at the Stone St. Youth Pavilion, said MORE

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