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Camp Lejeune News

September, 2010

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Inspector’s Choice Awards lauds food facilities September 30, 2010 — It is necessary for everyone to eat to survive, so wouldn’t it make sense to ensure what we are eating is safe?The men and women of the Occupational Health Clinic, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, made food safety one of their priorities during the first Inspector’s Choice Awards ceremony, Sept. 30.“From August 2009 to August 2010, we have looked at MORE
First female chaplain of the Marine Corps visits Lejeune September 29, 2010 — Rear Adm. Margaret Kibben has been taking care of Marines and sailors since 1986.  Having served as a chaplain with various Marine Corps and Navy units for the past 24 years, the Princeton Theological Seminary graduate was a prime candidate for a new top senior leadership position within the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.In July 2010, Kibben MORE
Handcyclists make a difference, compete in long-distance races September 25, 2010 — David Swaim has been handcycling for the past 32 years.  After a tragic weight-lifting accident left him paralyzed, the former marathon runner was still determined to compete in long-distance races.While recovering in a hospital, Swaim, a former Marine and Vietnam War veteran, met Wannie “Ike” Cook, a recreational therapist who first introduced him MORE
24th annual Marine Corps Half Marathon: Runners, handcyclists compete in marathon September 25, 2010 — More than 200 service members, families, retired military personnel, civilians and handcyclists participated in the Marine Corps Community Services’ 24th annual Marine Corps Half Marathon aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Sept. 25.  The race is part of the Marine Corps Grand Prix Series, which offers opportunities for people to compete in a MORE
Combined Federal Campaign kicks off drive September 24, 2010 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Early on in a child’s life, parents try to teach and instill certain values and morals in their children, such as the golden rule, “do unto others as you would have others do unto you.” Sometimes it’s as simple as helping out those who may be less fortunate or those who may be experiencing a rough time. MORE
Community Watch Group, keeping base housing safe September 24, 2010 — Soon Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune residents will be keeping a close eye on their street and neighbors’ houses in an effort to deter crime and keep Lejeune residents worry-free.Atlantic Marine Corps Communities is starting a resident-led Community Watch Group. Service members and their families who will be on the lookout for crime to help out MORE
Corpsmen Memorial to be in Lejeune Memorial Gardens September 22, 2010 — Wherever there is a Marine engaged in combat, a Navy corpsman is not far. Since the American flag was raised on Iwo Jima flag by five Marines and one corpsman, the threads of the United States Navy Hospital Corpsman have been sewn into the battle flag of the United States Marine Corps.It is this group of gallant warriors that are being recognized MORE
First fishing event of its kind held at Orde Pond aboard Lejeune September 18, 2010 — Service members, families and friends enjoyed a day of fishing and bonding during the first Fun Family Fishing Day at Orde Pond aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Sept. 18. Throughout the duration of the event, free food and beverages were served for the fishers in attendance.Some came for the sheer enjoyment of the sport, others to break the MORE
Appreciation Day, health fair lauds retirees September 18, 2010 — From the halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli, our Marine Corps predecessors have fought our country’s battles in the air, on land and sea.It is this gallant group of military retirees who have carved the legacy of the United States Marine Corps in the rock of this country’s foundation, and it is we who carry on their banner of history.All MORE
Camp Lejeune, area residents experience the world from own backyard September 17, 2010 — The 2010 Multi-Cultural Heritage Day kicked off with a blast of color, flavor, sounds and sights at the Goettge Memorial Field House aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Sept. 17. Service members learned about dozens of nationalities, foods, music and customs, all to better their understanding of the world and the people who inhabit it.Marines MORE

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