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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
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
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
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
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
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
Stay safe biking roads, paths July 14, 2009 — With gas prices rising and base traffic almost at a standstill, service members are finding alternative ways of commuting to and around base. Bicyclists are becoming more prevalent both on and off base and there are a few key reasons commuters are making the switch from cars to cycles. “Warm weather brings (cyclists) out,” said Stephan Crue, an MORE
No texting, driving across North Carolina July 14, 2009 — Governor Beverly Perdue recently signed a new law requiring North Carolina citizens to follow similar driving rules established years ago.Taking effect December 1, the law will require drivers to pull to the side of the road before texting or e-mailing anywhere in North Carolina.  "If an officer has a reasonable suspicion that you are texting while MORE
Staying safe during sizzling summer July 14, 2009 — With the onset of summer, the heat is turning up and not just in the weather. Outdoor grilling is a popular summer pastime, but there are some important safety measures to keep in mind.  One such thing to think about is the correct operation of grills, as well as being cautious if the equipment seems to be malfunctioning. There are safe ways of MORE
Get some fun, relaxation or education at the Tarawa Terrace Pool July 14, 2009 — Feeling hot, bored, cooped up?  Need to get you and your kids out of the house and into some fun?  Well, head to the Tarawa Terrace 1 community pool, where cool water, fun times and a helpful staff await you and yours.  The pool is open free of charge Wednesday to Monday from 12 a.m. to 7 p.m. but is always closed Tuesday, due to cleaning and kid’s MORE

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