Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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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
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
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
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
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
Harry Potter comes to Camp Lejuene July 26, 2007 — With the stars twinkling in the heat of the night, a crowd begins to form. They are an orderly bunch, lined up one family unit at a time all down the queue, yet even the casual observer can tell they are buzzing with excitement.At the stroke of half past 10 p.m., a witch in blue robes bedecked in stars steps out to provide instruction. Then the MORE
Towers protect Lejeune from forest fires July 26, 2007 — Boom! Pop! Bang! Pow! Zowie! These are the sounds of pyrotechnics Marines use to add a bit of realism to their field training exercises. However, these materials often cause forest fires on base.This is why towering over all the trees in Camp Lejeune, are two gangly orange and white metal structures called fire towers helping keep the base safe 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
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

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