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Frost calls save money August 09, 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 MORE
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Lejeune dependent takes tae kwon do medal August 09, 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
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Special Missions grabs golf trophy August 09, 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
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Fun in the sun with safety in mind August 09, 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
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Footbridge to connect Tarawa Terrace II with Jacksonville August 09, 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
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Ten Commandment scroll donated to Lejeune chapel August 02, 2007 — Copies of the Ten Commandments have been passed down for centuries to individuals, groups and even museums for safekeeping, but now they have a new home aboard Camp Lejeune. Gary Zimmermen of the Shma’ Ministries recently donated three pages of 200-year-old manuscripts containing Deuteronomy 4:20 - 8:30, more commonly known as the Ten Commandments, MORE
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USO sends greetings abroad August 02, 2007 — Friends and family can now send cheer and goodwill to service members deployed abroad and even grab a few slices of pizza while they’re at it – free. Volunteers at the Jacksonville United Service Organization will record brief messages from friends and family, which will be sent to their deployed service member in a new program labeled ‘Smiles Over MORE
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Writing provides creative outlet; way to ‘tell your truth' August 02, 2007 — Master Sgt. Larry D. Johns of the II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) felt that improving his writing was such a worthy endeavor that he spent one evening of his two-week leave from Iraq at a writing class. “Writing allows me to really focus on what’s in my heart,” said Johns. Writing from his heart is Johns’ specialty. He spends part of his MORE
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Jack Parks’ memorial shoot scheduled August 02, 2007 — Among the elite marksmen of the United States Marine Corps, Robert Leslie Parks was exceptional. The 22-year active-duty veteran of World War II and Korea was “double distinguished” in both rifle and pistol shooting and held innumerable military, national and world titles in trap and skeet. Along with Chief Warrant Officer Robert McIntyre, Parks MORE
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Trails on base continue to expand August 02, 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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