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Wounded warriors attend the Armed Forces Bowl 2010 December 30, 2010 — Whether an active-duty or retired service member, or a civilian with no tie to the military, when one of our country’s men or women in uniform walk by a missing limb or holding a cane, one cannot help but feel a wave of sadness laced with a strong hint of pride. Such was a common sight with select patients of the Wounded Warrior Battalion - East MORE
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Wounded Warrior tells his story December 29, 2010 — During the night of April 28, 2008, Companies A and B of 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, landed by helicopter in Helmand province, Afghanistan. The following push through that province and the ensuing battles were to reverberate through the newspapers and television stations for months to come. Cpl. Paul Nee, originally a MORE
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New web page, more construction aboard base for 2011 December 29, 2010 — Every year Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune continues to grow, in population and construction. The new year is no different; the base is still growing to accommodate the ever-increasing amount of service members and dependents who live aboard it. With construction also comes road congestion. This is where Camp Lejeune’s newest Web page, which can be MORE
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HITT gym takes different approach to gym exercise December 20, 2010 — To many the word gym brings to mind an endless row of treadmills, countless exercise bikes and free weights stacked against the walls. The High Intensity Tactical Training Gym however, is something totally different. The HITT gym, is full of equipment that can serve a wide variety of purposes. “We have TRX suspension training ropes, kettle bells, MORE
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Teen Squad offers teenagers a place to commune, interact December 07, 2010 — Every year, schools across the nation give children breaks during the winter and spring holidays. During these times, children and teenagers tend to sit back, relax and recover from school. Trips are planned but for others, the break may mean just sitting around the house doing nothing. This is where the Teen Squad steps in. The Teen Squad is a MORE
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Free influenza vaccination center serves more than 3,000 December 04, 2010 — The arrival of the flu season is accompanied by hurried doctor visits and long lines, all to ensure that a person is vaccinated against a killer that claims more than a thousand lives every year. For the past three years, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, has been offering flu vaccinations free of service, and this year MORE
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More than 20,000 units turned in during Drug Take-Back December 04, 2010 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune had its first Drug Take-Back program at the Marine Corps Exchange, Saturday, but certainly not its last. In the first half hour of the take-back, the program saw service members and families stopping by and dropping off all manner of medications. The program is part of a nationwide mission of properly disposing of MORE
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More than 800 trees given to troops December 01, 2010 — Service members and their families from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune were in their cars at Onslow Beach as early as 6:30 a.m. for free trees donated by Trees for Troops, Dec. 1. The event, which didn’t kick off until nine in the morning, passed out more than 860 evergreen trees to service members and units throughout the base. “We got more trees MORE
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MEDEVAC Welcome Back program implemented November 30, 2010 — When one of our warriors is injured in the field of battle, there will always be the inconvenient element of time which presents itself from when the injury occurs to when medical treatment is reached. As war wages on, so do the programs implemented to reduce the injury/treatment transition time and bring our warriors home. The most recent of these MORE
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Great American Smokeout held aboard Camp Lejeune November 24, 2010 — A few curious shoppers paced around the booth hesitantly; probing its pamphlets and colorful posters for answers they had probably been trying to find for days, months or even years. Nicotine this, cancer that; just another smoking awareness booth right? When they learned that all they had to do was make a pledge, without any gimmicks or cheesy MORE
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