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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
Contemporary worship service held at Onslow Beach August 16, 2007 — A new type of church service is taking place every Sunday through Labor Day at Onslow Beach. The service is short and relaxed, making for a different experience than a traditional chapel service.“The purpose of the service is to provide a place where families can go to relax and worship, said Cmdr. Alan Hansen, Marine Corps Base, deputy command MORE
Base recycling center is doing its part August 16, 2007 — Recycling is one of the biggest environmental success stories of the last 20 years, helping to save our ecosystems and preserve the Earth’s balance of life.This is why Camp Lejeune, with the help of the Material Recovery Facility off Piney Green Road, is working to recycle as much waste material as possible.“We recycle newspapers, white papers, MORE
Lejeune motorcycle safety video nets award August 16, 2007 — There have been four deaths and eight injuries of Camp Lejeune Marines while riding motorcycles since October of 2006In an effort to reduce these deaths and injuries the Marine Corps Installations East Department of Public Safety and II Marine Expeditionary Force’s Department of Safety and Standardization educate Marines and provide commands MORE
CFC begins aboard Lejeune August 16, 2007 — It’s that most wonderful time of the year.No not Christmas; the 2007 Combined Federal Campaign begins here Sept. 3.The 2006 CFC generated $712,342.38 in donations for non-profit organizations, but this year the campaign is hoping to net more than $1 million, said Kristi Halstead, director of the Onslow County’s CFC.“These charities either touch us, MORE
This week in history (Aug. 16 – 23) August 16, 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
New uniform, grooming regulations in effect August 16, 2007 — Thirty-six new uniform and grooming regulations have been finalized and are now part of the official Marine Corps order governing uniform wear and appearance.Some of the regulations are completely new, such as new rules forbidding popular haircuts like the"horseshoe" and "teardrop". Others are merely clarifications of the existing order and MORE
Nurse case managers enhance care for service members, families August 16, 2007 — Like a drum major for change, time marches on, often bringing with it new advances and ways of doing business.Take for example, a plausible snap shot of the medical treatment of a service member wounded in theater during World War II. After possibly being away from his family for an extended amount of time fighting the war, a wounded service member MORE
Making a diference in a “Big” way August 16, 2007 — Did you know that just “hanging out” can make a huge difference in a child’s life?2nd Lt. Warren Watts II of the 1st Battalion, 9th Marines Regiment knows that. In fact, it’s one reason he chose to become a “big brother.”Watts recently became a big brother through the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern North Carolina. He was matched with MORE

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