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Jack Parks’ memorial shoot scheduled August 2, 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
Writing provides creative outlet; way to ‘tell your truth' August 2, 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 free MORE
USO sends greetings abroad August 2, 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
Ten Commandment scroll donated to Lejeune chapel August 2, 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
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

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