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Giving control to the right person October 27, 2009 — Most Marines can probably say they’ve heard of a Marine who deployed and left someone they thought they could trust in control of their affairs through a general Power of Attorney. Upon returning home they find everything was either gone and they had no money, or a debt had been run up in their name. Marines work hard for their money and it is an MORE
Early detection saves lives October 27, 2009 — Many years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in women, but over the past 40 years that statistic has significantly decreased  due to more women getting regular pap tests.Although it is no longer the leading cause of death in women, it is still a primary concern for Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune. Therefore they will be hosting MORE
Breast cancer number two killer in women October 27, 2009 — As October begins so does the time to raise awareness for breast cancer. Breast cancer is the number two killer for women in the U.S. It is estimated that approximately 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die from it each year. “Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant cells form in the tissues of the MORE
USO provides gowns for princesses to attend ball October 27, 2009 — With ball season right around the corner, once again women have the chance to be a princess for a night. Unfortunately not everyone has a fairy godmother on hand, who with the wave of her magic wand can put these princesses into beautiful gowns for an evening with their “prince charming.”Lucky for these women, Jacksonville’s USO is having a dress MORE
1,000 tears for every name, the Beirut Memorial is honored once again October 23, 2009 —  “They came in peace.”The words inscribed on the large granite wall can only give a brief glimpse into the events that occurred Oct. 23, 1983. Some of the emotions felt that day were remorse and despair; a mix of sensations still felt by many 26 years later. Families sat in silence as they paid tribute to the lives lost and remembered the MORE
Colonel tells story of Beirut bombing in new book October 23, 2009 — In tumultuous times of civil unrest, the U.S. Marines can be deployed on short notice to anywhere in the world. On August 25, 1982, the Marines did just this by entering Beirut on a peacekeeping mission. However, the mission ended without peace and a great loss to not only the American forces, but also the French, Italian, and British. The bombing MORE
Home from deployment, the hidden injury, the invisible battle September 11, 2009 — For Marines returning home from a deployment, adjusting from being deployed to now being home with family and friends isn’t always easy. Marines may finally be safe and far from the war going on thousands of miles away, but for some the war within them is a new battle. Marines no longer need to fight the hidden battles of traumatic brain injury and MORE
Weapons Training Battalion sergeant receives award September 11, 2009 — Marines with Weapons Training Battalion are constantly hard at work, but one Marine in particular stood out above the rest.Sgt. Jeffrey Sabins, chief instructor with the base marksmanship unit, Weapons Training Battalion, will be awarded the Gunnery Sgt. Carlos N. Hathcock II Award for his “significant contribution to the improvement in MORE
Marines get swabbed, save lives September 11, 2009 — It is instilled in every Marine from day one as their feet hit those infamous yellow footprints that ‘Marines take care of Marines.’Sept. 1, students with the School of Infantry – East at Camp Geiger aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River, kept that significant mantra in their minds as they contemplated the simple task of swabbing their mouths MORE
Misfits rugby team squares off in Liberty Cup September 11, 2009 — The weather called for Tropical Storm Danny to hit the East Coast Aug. 29, but it was the Marines who hit Randall’s Island, N.Y. like a storm to win the first ever Liberty Cup Rugby Tournament.The Misfits, Camp Lejeune’s club rugby team, along with the Fort Bragg Rugby Football Club, traveled to the Big Apple to compete against the New York City’s MORE

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