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Marines take care of their own in 2007 CFC February 28, 2008 — $850,873.38 donated to charity. That stunning accomplishment is reality. Almost one million dollars was donated to the Combined Federal Campaign.  Through the year of 2007, federal employees from around the Onslow county area gave enough in donations to break records.  When a donator gives his money he can either chose to send it to a certain MORE
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What it takes to be an All-Marine wrestler February 28, 2008 — If you’re not completely insane, then you know messing with a wrestler probably isn’t the best idea. Now, a normal, everyday high school or college wrestler could probably do some damage to an average “Joe” if he got him on the ground - shoulders would start popping out, the sound of cracking elbows and knees bent in the wrong direction might MORE
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Chaplains: serving since 1776 February 26, 2008 — Chaplains are a very unique part of the Marine Corps. The Chaplains Corps was formed only a year after the Marine Corps itself was created.  In the second article of the Navy regulations of 1775 which started the movement toward the chaplains read: "The Commanders of the ships of the thirteen original United Colonies, are to take care that divine MORE
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Representatives check in on wounded warriors February 25, 2008 — House Armed Services, Military Personnel Subcommittee representatives visited here Monday. Their mission was to review the personnel priorities and issues facing the community, base and Fleet Marine Force tenants.   Representatives toured the Wounded Warrior Barracks to assess the facilities where approximately 125 of our injured service members MORE
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February Marks celebration of Black History Month February 19, 2008 — Once again February marks the observance of Black History Month. The holiday was created by African Americans to celebrate the vast cultural heritage and African-American life and story.  “We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of MORE
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Corpsman saves a life and possible many more February 01, 2008 — Treat every weapon as if it were loaded.  Never point your weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot.  Keep you finger straight and off the trigger until you’re ready to fire.  Keep the weapon on safe until you ready to fire.  Weapon safety rules are taken seriously and are strictly enforced. Marines and sailors are required to follow these MORE
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Tradition of strong Marines carries on February 01, 2008 — Sywnayk’s Scarlet and Gold Traditions is not only a gathering place for Marines active and retired alike to congregate and socialize, but it is also a one of a kind museum full of Marine Corps and Navy memorabilia.   To go along with the museum and all of its history, once again a historic award presentation has taken place at Sywanyk’s. The C.A. MORE
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