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Archive: 2007

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Footbridge to connect Tarawa Terrace II with Jacksonville August 9, 2007 — Construction of ‘Span C’, a part of the pedestrian bridge connecting Camp Lejeune’s Tarawa Terrace II to Jacksonville, as part of the Rails to Trails program is slated to be completed in two-to-three weeks, said Vic Olson, construction inspector for the City of Jacksonville.Traffic was diverted around Lejeune Blvd. to place the largest part of the MORE
Fun in the sun with safety in mind August 9, 2007 — The summer season is here again, and Onslow Beach is the place to beat the heat, but safety in the sun should always be paramount.If beach goers follow the rules of the beach everyone can have a good time this summer, said Lance Cpl. John Parina, a lifeguard at the Onslow Beach Detachment.The rules governing the consumption of alcohol commonly MORE
Special Missions grabs golf trophy August 9, 2007 — Duffers from Special Missions Training Center played 36 holes at Paradise Point Golf Course Aug. 1 to lay claim to the coveted Intramural Golf Championship trophy.Representing the three service branches of SMTC, Bill Fitch, Jeff Houdek (both Navy), Jon Batchelor (Marine Corps) and C.J. Tozer (Coastguard) came into the end-of-the-season tournament MORE
Lejeune dependent takes tae kwon do medal August 9, 2007 — JaWaun Stanley wants you to remember his name so you will be ready when the 2016 Olympics roll around. That is when the now-10-year-old Berkley Manor resident expects to make his first appearance as a member of the United States tae kwon do team.Stanley, the son of Gunnery Sgt. Edward K. and Candita Stanley, returned to Camp Lejeune with a bronze MORE
Frost calls save money August 9, 2007 — Camp Lejeune officials have recently begun issuing energy alerts to base personnel due to increased consumption in the hot summer months.Alerts or, Frost Calls, are sent out to warn personnel of periods when energy cost are peaking. The messages contain suggestions on how to use less energy to help the base decrease consumption.“Frost Calls help us MORE
Softball champions crowned: Sho-nuf wins August 2, 2007 — Sho-nuf added another Camp Lejeune Women’s Intramural Softball Championship to its bulging trophy case July 26 with an exciting 8-7 victory over the upstart Extreme team.The game featured sparkling defense and clutch hitting from both sides. Sho-nuf and Extreme finished the regular summer league standings in first and second place respectively, so MORE
Hotline offers options August 2, 2007 — Camp Lejeune is home to many costly supplies, vehicles and equipment. The abuse of these things is costly to the tax payer and most importantly — the mission. Fortunately, there is a way to combat this threat.The Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline is available for reporting such crimes to the proper authorities without going through the chain of MORE
Ground-breaking Corporals’ Course ongoing August 2, 2007 — Never in the history of the Marine Corps has a Staff Noncommissioned Officer Academy taught a Corporals’ Course. The SNCO academy at Camp Lejeune is now teaching courses on a regular basis. The first ever of these classes is taking place at Camp Geiger right now.Staff Sgt. Edward A. Negron, staff noncommissioned officer in charge of the Corporals’ MORE
Base does its part for endangered species August 2, 2007 — The bald eagle was chosen as the emblem of the United States of America, because of its long life, great strength and majestic looks, according to State Handbook and Guide Resources.This American symbol was one of the first animals placed on the endangered species list with the establishment of the Endangered Species Act of 1973.And while the bird MORE
Trails on base continue to expand August 2, 2007 — The Rails to Trails program developed by the city of Jacksonville and Camp Lejeune is an initiative to expand existing infrastructure to further connect the city and the base via a series of biking, walking and jogging trails.“The idea to construct trails on [Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune] came from the installation and environmental office in MORE

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