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Camp Lejeune News

March, 2010

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CIAP Eastern Division matches draw to conclusion March 26, 2010 — The second of three shooting matches in the Competition In Arms Program has drawn to a close during the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Eastern Division Match award ceremony, March 26.From March 15 to March 26, 23 teams comprised of units from Marine Corps bases along the East Coast competed against each other for the eastern division gold at the MORE
Paradise Point Golf Course hosts the Marine Federal Credit Union 39th Intercollegiate Golf Championship March 26, 2010 — Thirty colleges from around the eastern United States gathered at the Paradise Point Golf Course from March 25 to 28, for the Marine Federal Credit Union 39th Intercollegiate Golf Championship.Along with the colleges, there were two golf teams from Camp Lejeune who competed for the top prize. Colleges ranged from Northwood University in West Palm MORE
Safety a top priority when it comes to kitchen fires March 25, 2010 — Since January 2009 to February 2010, there have been 13 unattended cooking fires in Camp Lejeune, four of which have already happened this year.The number of fires that have occurred this year is neither higher nor lower than last year but the amount of damage is slowly adding up. The amount of damage done to the properties in 2009 reached an MORE
17th annual Instructor of the Year awards March 25, 2010 — After Marines and sailors complete basic training, their learning and schooling does not stop there. Upon reaching their individual military occupational specialty school they are given the skills to competently perform their jobs both stateside and overseas, learning from teachers who were in their very place not too long ago.The Jacksonville, MORE
Engineer Marines celebrate their patron saint, St. Patrick March 19, 2010 — “Resolved, that every Marine engineer officer, staff non-commissioned officer, noncommissioned officer, and enlisted man, do each year on the day of St. Patrick refrain from all duties and spend the day in observing the memory of our brother.”“Resolved, that each year, for all engineer related occupational specialties, on the day of St. Patrick, MORE
Marine Corps Family Team Building changes location March 16, 2010 — The Marine Corps Family Team Building Branch recently relocated from their offices in the Russell Marine and Family Services Center. The branch is now located at Building # LCH 4012-A in Midway Park across the street from the fire station and theater. However, the move is only temporary until a new facility is built for the branch.“The location of MORE
Soviet howitzer recovered, will become war memorial March 16, 2010 — When a warrior returns from battle overseas, people go out of their way to ensure that he or she is respected, not only for what they have done but also for what they stand for. It is an act of disrespect to forget such men and women. Such may also be said for the historic weapons those patriots fought with.Marines under the direction of retired MORE
The shattered Marine March 16, 2010 — The shattered Marine Part 1“I was killing myself without even knowing it,” said Pvt. Travis Westhoven, an inmate at the Camp Lejeune Brig.However, this is not where Westhoven’s story begins, only where it almost ended. As a lance corporal, he was a machine-gunner with Company B, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, who was MORE
: Prohibited dogs must be registered no later than April 1 March 15, 2010 — After a vicious dog attack on Tarawa Terrace, aggressive breeds were banned from base housing. However, service members who already own prohibited dogs, prior to the order, may be exempt if their pets pass a temperament test. The deadline to have all prohibited breeds registered and waivered is April 1.The official Marine Corps-wide regulation, MORE
Base order requires Marines to report off base traffic violations March 12, 2010 — ‘It’s just one ticket. No one is going to find out. I will just pay it, and it will go under the radar.’ This is what can go through the mind of a Marine after he is stopped for a traffic violation off base. He was wrong. The Provost Marshal’s Office aboard Camp Lejeune is immediately informed of traffic violations committed off base by service MORE

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