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Armory Marines: behind the scenes July 29, 2010 — Safe guarding, distributing, collecting, maintaining and keeping 100 percent accountability for weapons in no easy task, but someone has to do it.The close-knit unit of Marines at the Headquarters and Support Battalion armory carries a big workload by providing the battalion’s Marines and sailors the best services and weapons for use on the rifle MORE
Brig Marine wins ACA Corrections Specialist of the Year Award for actions in garrison, on deployment July 29, 2010 — Prior to his deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom with the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade from June 2009 to December 2009, Staff Sgt. Adam J. Chase, now a counselor at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Brig, wowed his colleagues and superiors with endless dedication to duty and service.While on the deployment, Chase MORE
Sunscreen helps shield against cancer, burns July 29, 2010 — Whether used on the beaches of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune or the battlefields of Afghanistan, there is one agent that protects service members, families and Department of Defense civilians from one of the most dangerous forms of radiation on the planet – ultraviolet rays.Like modular tactical vests shielding military personnel from shrapnel, MORE
Director of NCIS visits Camp Lejeune July 29, 2010 — Mark Clookie, the director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, traveled from Washington D.C. to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune recently to discuss with Marine Corps and Navy senior leaders how NCIS can best use its unique capabilities to help commanders accomplish their missions. “We just want to be clear on what they see as their MORE
Program created to improve moving process for military, their families, DoD personnel July 29, 2010 — As service members and government employees get ready to move, whether due to retiring, going to another duty station or reaching the end of their contract, they are now required to use a Department of Defense moving program.The Defense Personal Property System is a web-based system DoD employees can login to, to execute their moving orders. “Its MORE
Incorporating integrity into your personally procured move July 29, 2010 — With the large number of military and civil service members transferring, retiring and separating every year, “do-it-yourself” moves are becoming increasingly popular. Once service members have elected to do a Personally Procured Move, formally known as the DITY move, they either rent a moving vehicle or use their personally owned vehicle, then MORE
Gottschalk hosts summer sailing classes July 28, 2010 — Gottschalk Marina is host to notonly small watercraft, fluorescent colored Aqua-Cycles and a plethora of blue crab; thissummer it is also being called home by a new sailing course offered to anyone interestedover the age of 18."I've been sailing since I was eight, and I used to teach back in England,” said JulieMcSwain, the primary course MORE
Understanding hurricanes can diminish fear July 23, 2010 — A lack of understanding can cause fear that can lead to panic, which is why people who live on the East Coast need to have an understanding of a common destructive force; the hurricane.            A hurricane is a cyclonic, tropical storm with winds that exceed 74 miles per hour. According to the National Hurricane Center website, hurricanes are MORE
Modern chow halls to replace Camp Lejeune’s WWII chow halls July 22, 2010 — Marines aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune can now look forward to two new dining facilities that will replace three outdated chow halls.Currently there are two new mess halls being built in the Hadnot Point area. One will be a two-story building, the first ever in Marine Corps history, while the other will have a drive-through window with an MORE
Motor Transport Maintenance technicians, making the Corps’ newest mechanics July 22, 2010 — For 59 training days Marines aboard Camp Johnson pour over books and listen attentively, learning what will be their job for the rest of their enlistment. They will learn how to perform inspections, run tests, make adjustments, service and repair motor transport vehicles. In short, they will be Motor Transport Maintenance technicians.“To be in this MORE

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