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Camp Lejeune News
First of its kind K-9 training program launched October 31, 2008 — The first service dog trained by inmates at the Camp Lejeune Brig was officially presented to a wounded warrior Oct. 17, aboard base. Rocio is an 18-month-old Labrador retriever mix. He is able to assist his owner by retrieving the phone, turning the light on and off and picking up items dropped on the ground or between furniture. Although Rocio is MORE
Domestic violence still issue in Corps October 30, 2008 — There were 86 homicides related to domestic violence during 2007. So far this year there have been 81.October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Every Friday this month at the Exchange, Marine Corps Community Services is setting up displays to heighten awareness of domestic violence in the community. MCCS wants people to know the signs to look MORE
Swift, silent, deadly company prepares for Curacao October 30, 2008 — Force Reconnaissance Company, Reconnaissance Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force is preparing to go to Curacao, in the Netherlands Antilles, to train alongside the French and Dutch militaries.In preparation for this event, the company set out on zodiacs, a small rubber boat designed for 5 to 8 men, to practice sea navigation, and island MORE
NCIS honored at Paradise Point Agents perform voluntary service in war zones October 30, 2008 — An awards ceremony was held, Oct. 21 at the Paradise Point Officers’ Club honoring several special agents with the Naval Criminal Investigative Services Carolinas Field Office. During the ceremony, Col. Vincent R. Stewart, intelligence officer with II Marine Expeditionary Force and guest speaker for the event, gave his remarks; saying how the MORE
They came in peace; Marines mark 25th anniversary of Beirut bombing October 23, 2008 — Twenty-five years ago, 241 men gave their lives in the biggest non-nuclear explosion in history, catapulting this nation into a war now known as the Global War on Terrorism.  Veterans, active-duty service members and citizens from across America joined together at the Beirut Memorial, in remembrance of the men who died.The ceremony had many MORE
Lejeune’s bravest recognized for fire safety October 23, 2008 — Camp Lejeune Fire and Emergency Services Division was presented the Life Safety Award, Oct. 23. The award has been presented for 15 years to fire services throughout the country for reducing the number of casualties caused by structure fires. Residential fires make up 20 percent of fires throughout the United States, but account for 80 percent of MORE
A mile for each fallen hero October 23, 2008 — One mile for every service member who perished that faithful day 25 years ago — that was the plan. Walk one mile to honor those men who died in the barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon. They came in peace, and so did he. Steven Ayers left the country of Lebanon many years ago, but mentally he feels like he never left. Every day he looks back MORE