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Camp Lejeune News

May, 2010

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Iraqi War Memorial dedicated this Memorial Day May 31, 2010 — Memorial Day is that brief pause in the year when Americans take the time to recognize the men and women who have selflessly given their lives in both the defense and pursuit of freedom. With each passing generation, thousands more are added to the list of those who have paid the ultimate price; a debt that can never be fully repaid.However, those MORE
Keeping mission readiness in mind, ELMACO surges on May 20, 2010 — Many people may not know what a circuit card is - just a piece of fiberglass and metal that makes their computers or cell phones operate, and if defective, something that can be thrown away and replaced. But then there are those who can read a circuit card as easily as they can read a book.“We can take a card that we know nothing about - where it MORE
Consolidation of simulators makes training a one stop shop May 18, 2010 — Marines and sailors formerly had to travel to different parts of base to use the the Combat Convoy Simulator, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle Egress Trainer and other simulators aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Thanks to consolidation efforts, now these service members only have to make one stop, the Sim Center on Lyman Road.The MORE
This Memorial Day, a reflection May 17, 2010 — In 1868, Gen. John A. Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, officially proclaimed the May 5 as Memorial Day, to commemorate all the soldiers who perished in battle. It wasn’t until 1971 when the day became a recognized holiday to always fall on the last Monday of May.While people in different parts of the country have their MORE
PMO gate sentries protect Marines May 17, 2010 — For years, Marines and sailors have been at the forefront of some of the world’s most intense conflicts, fighting for freedom and defending America against all enemies, both foreign and domestic.Those who protect these defenders of freedom on their home turf also stand at the forefront of danger, and at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, force MORE
Praise, command, correct 101 May 14, 2010 — Man’s best friend, the domesticated dog, has been recorded as an obedient, loyal companion for thousands of years. Standing in testimony to this historic relationship between man and canine are three Marine Corps civilian law enforcement officers who are also military working dog handlers. Officers Richard Loveless, Clayton Albright and Richard MORE
President meets Marine at naturalization ceremony May 13, 2010 — When Cpl. Charlyston Schultz stepped foot on American soil for the first time in 1998, he never imagined that he would meet the president of the United States at his naturalization ceremony 12 years later.When Schultz was just 13 years old, he and his two younger siblings traveled from Uberlandia, Brazil, to Atlanta to live with their mother.  He MORE
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society recognizes volunteer efforts May 12, 2010 — Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society personnel and service members aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune gathered together at the Ball Center on base to honor volunteers who have made a difference in the lives of Marines, sailors and their families, during the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Volunteer Awards and Recognition Ceremony, May 12.“We want MORE
Cmdr. Springle’s dream lives on through Springle Building May 11, 2010 — Cmdr. Charles “Keith” Springle passed away more than a year ago, but his legacy still lives on. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune dedicated the Commander Charles K. Springle Training Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in honor of the late licensed clinical social worker.“He was someone who had a deep sense of commitment and a passion for MORE
Lejeune sailor wins Navy Environmental Health Officer of the Year award May 8, 2010 — A Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune naval officer received the Navy’s Environmental Health Officer of the Year award, March 23, an award which is only given to one officer out of the entire Navy, every year for their outstanding work in the field of preventative medicine.Lt. Matthew Mercer, head of preventive medicine with the Public Health Clinic, MORE

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