Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

April, 2010

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Motorcycle enthusiasts learn history of iron beast April 30, 2010 — United by their love for motorcycles, Marines and a civilian from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejuene went on a motorcycle safety ride, recently.The group stayed at the Iron Horse Lodge in Robbinsville, N.C., a campground for travelers to rest, eat and socialize with others who share a love for motorcycles and the outdoors.The lodge is located minutes MORE
Marines practice safety, tackle Tail of the Dragon April 30, 2010 — Marines from Headquarters and Support Battalion as well as 2nd Marine Logistics Group aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune left base for a six-day event focused on motorcycle safety and fun. With engines roaring down the interstates and back roads they left for a trip that would test their riding skills.Twelve Marines, each with their own cruisers MORE
Family readiness volunteers honored at Volunteer Appreciation Dinner April 29, 2010 — Family readiness personnel with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, gathered together at the Paradise Point Officers’ Club aboard the base to honor those volunteers who have dedicated their time, energy and resources to help families of military members, during the Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, April 29.“This is an MORE
Accident won’t stop Marine’s love for motorcycling April 28, 2010 — Cpl. Angie Dauphinee got on her motorcycle, ready for a relaxing ride on a cool North Carolina night. She had no idea the night would end with her wondering if she would ever walk again.Dauphinee, a unit diary clerk with Company I, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, was involved in a motorcycle accident when she was MORE
LHS students have big impact on environment April 28, 2010 — What started out as a science project for Lejeune High School students Jason Hall Jr. and Hailee-Ann Hussey has now become one of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s most proactive environmental conservation efforts.  Hall, a sophomore, and Hussey, a freshman, have been studying recycling and the consequences of the eco-friendly initiative on both the MORE
Vietnam Recognition Day honors the once unhonored April 24, 2010 — It was a war fueled by politics, where the innocent and the enemy wore the same clothing. A war that many America’s service members thought was pointless, and when returning home, were spit upon by the people they fought and died to protect.This was the Vietnam War, waged from 1959 to 1975, it amounted in a total approximation of 58,193 Americans MORE
Elementary school children visit Lejeune K-9 unit April 23, 2010 — More than 20 first grade students from North Topsail Elementary School visited Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, April 23. The students started off the day by witnessing a change of command ceremony after which they were given a tour of a legal administration office. The children also visited and ate at Messhall 9. The students thought they were MORE
Service members gear up for Warriors on the Water April 23, 2010 — The sun climbs lazily over the treetops, shining its early morning rays over the slick backs of the aquatic bounty. A large shadow creeps overhead, and suddenly a small, shiny object breaks the opaque surface, flitting through the muck.Those were the actions experienced by Marines from Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp MORE
New River cleaned on Earth Day April 22, 2010 — Ninety-one year old Elmer Eddy has a passion for Earth conservation.  In fact, the founder of Waterway Stewards, formally known as White Oak River Basin Stewards, owns a canoe with the motto, “Y’all pledge… I will not litter!” painted on the side.  To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, volunteers from all over North Carolina and service MORE
MCT Combat Instructors compete in hopes to gain bragging rights April 21, 2010 — Rain couldn’t dampen the competitive spirits of 25 Marine Combat Training instructors who competed in the first ever MCT Battalion Combat Instructor Competition aboard Camp Geiger, N.C., April 21 and 22.“This is a competition to determine which company of instructors performs Marine Corps common skills at the highest level,” said Gunnery Sgt. MORE

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