Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

July, 2009

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Honored for service, contribution July 31, 2009 — For Jeanne R. Hawthorne, coming to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in 1997, was a big shock from what she was accustom to in Washington D.C. Hawthorne recently received an award for her “outstanding service and professional accomplishments” while she served as the deputy director for Operations and Training with Marine Corps Installations – East and MORE
Softball: tryout for All-Marine team July 29, 2009 — Marines not only train hard, but they play hard as well, and for female Marines who enjoy softball, a great opportunity is right around the corner. Master Gunnery Sgt. Dan Sullivan, the women’s softball coach for the All-Marine Softball team, will be visiting Camp Lejeune to hold a tryout session, Aug. 6.“I’m looking for female Marines that have MORE
Fun in the sun while staying safe July 29, 2009 — When summer hits most people enjoy soaking up the sun, barbecues and being around the water, but with summer also comes heat and the sun’s harsh rays. To protect your skin from the dangerous ultraviolet rays, there are a few things to remember. It’s important to always use sunscreen when going out in the sun to prevent skin from burning and getting MORE
New tracking system update to help hunters July 29, 2009 — The base Conservation Law Enforcement Office will be implementing a new Fish and Wildlife Conservation Tracking System scheduled to go into effect Aug. 10. The tracking system will shut down from Aug. 7 through 9 for the update to take effect. Hunting will not be allowed during that time, but the system will be up in time for hunting season, Sept. MORE
Service members 'Fireproof' their marriages July 20, 2009 — When it comes to marriage people often want or hope for the fairy tale ending, that happily ever after, but marriage isn’t always easy, it takes some work.To help service members strengthen their marriages as well as deal with the stresses military life adds to the relationship, Cmdr. Robert Carpenter, the Command Chaplain for Marine Corps Base MORE
Marines donate time helping high school students July 20, 2009 — Marines are known to lead the way on the battlefield or home front. They set the example and the standard, never asking for recognition or praise in return for the job they do. Living up to that expectation, Marines with the Staff Non Commissioned Officers Academy were recognized for their service to Cape Fear High School, July 14.The Naval Junior MORE
Rehab: Marines use cycling July 17, 2009 — A few Marines and their coach, wearing Marine Corps red, white and blue special riding gear, speedily glide down the road making the colors blend together, as they travel on their light-weight bicycles with wheels only about an inch wide. The cyclists make it look easy.These Marines are using cycling as part of their rehabilitation while with MORE
Community helps bring museum to life July 17, 2009 — For those of you who desire some entertainment, but need a change from what Jacksonville typically offers, then the Museum of the Marine has something different to offer. But, to make it a reality requires help. In order to raise money for construction of the Museum of the Marine, a special event has been arranged. “A Summers Night with our Heroes” MORE
Running the course July 14, 2009 — All Marines have strapped on “go fasters” and kicked a three-mile run, whether indoors or outside. With the weather heating up, the urge to opt for outdoor physical training may become greater, but which way to go? There are trails, paved or not, marked for everyone to see or hidden away in the woods, leading through Camp Lejeune’s 246 square MORE
Lejeune reading program fun; hones skills July 14, 2009 — The last bell has rung for the school year and summer revelry is the focus of youngsters everywhere. While mindless entertainment might be the children’s intent, Camp Lejeune’s Harriotte B. Smith Library is getting kids to center there attention on fun that will improve their reading skills. The summer reading program kicked off with a magic show, MORE

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