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Camp Lejeune News


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New school year starts with two new principals December 18, 2008 — While students around Camp Lejeune are busy selecting their new notebooks and pencils for back-to-school time, two educators are preparing for life at the helm of two different base schools.Last month, Dewanda Starling Sholar was named principal of Brewster Middle School and Wyonia Butler Chevis was named principal of Lejeune High School. Both are MORE
SMP makes evening for Lejeune Marines legendary December 17, 2008 — What do you get with an evening jam-packed with the charismatic talent of Garth Brooks, the sensuality of Marilyn Monroe, Elvis the king of rock, the hilariously comical genius of the Blues Brothers, combined with a touch of captivating croons of Bing Crosby?  It’s off to yet another adventure with the Single Marine Program.  Destination: Myrtle MORE
Help yourself to self help December 17, 2008 — Christmas could come early this year if your shop need’s maintenance or an updated look for the new year. Public Work’s Self-Help Program offers units tools, materials and advice needed to fix small issues themselves without the normal wait time of the standard work request process.Located in the industrial area in Bldg. 1204, the staff provides MORE
Learning for any climb and place December 17, 2008 — The Marine Corps recruits on the intangibles; honor, courage and commitment. But once in the Corps, Marines often hear ‘What can you do for your country?,’ but Marines may wonder ‘What can the Marines Corps do for me?’ Well, putting aside world travel and a new family, Marines receive the opportunity to have a free education.The Base Education MORE
Be smart with alcohol this holiday season December 12, 2008 — The holiday season, between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, is not only known for family gatherings, but for parties and drinking. “We want Marines and sailors to be aware of the risks of drinking too much and take precautions to prevent them,” said John Swett, a health educator for the health promotions office on base. “(Service members) need to use MORE
Command readies reservists for deployment December 12, 2008 — Since 1956, the Deployment Processing Command/Reserve Support Unit on base has been dedicated to providing immediate and precise training to get reserve Navy and Marines in the fight.The DPC/RSU’s mission isn’t complicated, rather, it’s one that keeps the unit busy. They’re responsible for the planning and coordination of logistics and MORE
Red Cross continues to aid Camp Lejeune after 65 years December 12, 2008 — For more than 65 years, the America Red Cross has been taking care of Camp Lejeune’s service members and their families.The American Red Cross has many services to offer, such as disaster relief, international services, volunteering, youth services, blood donations and health and safety services.“We’re mainly here for emergency communication,” said MORE
Marines bring joy to those in need December 12, 2008 — The Marine Corps Toys for Tots program has proudly served the nation’s children for more than 60 years and area Marines have long been a part of that tradition.The local campaigns have been going strong, despite the many challenges they have faced this year.“Due to the recent economic conditions, people are not as willing or able to donate, so MORE
Single Marine Program gets Medieval on Broadway December 12, 2008 — What do you do if you are a single Marine stuck at Camp Johnson Personnel Administration School with no place to go? Have no fear, the Single Marine Program is here.Most of the Marines who go to PA school don’t have private vehicles, and instead of digging through their shallow pockets for cab fare to discover the abundant hidden treasures of MORE
When bad things happen to good people December 8, 2008 — Imagine stepping out for a typical morning jog. The air is crisp, the sun is bright, and the cool breeze is blowing. Then, the next thing you know, you’re starring at the ceiling of a hospital. That is precisely what happened to Cmdr. Robert Carpenter, currently assigned to the Reserve Support Unit and Deployment Processing Command. He is also MORE

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