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Golfers donate more than 200 cans to soup kitchen October 16, 2010 — More than 200 cans of non-perishable goods were donated to the Onslow County Soup Kitchen from the Camp Lejeune Golf Association during their monthly scramble at the Paradise Point Golf Course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 16.Golfers brought in all manner of canned goods, from canned tuna to corn and everything in between, and every MORE
Camp Special Time, a day for special needs children October 16, 2010 — The day was filled with sounds of laughter during Camp Special Time, A Day at the Farm, a full day and overnight camp focused on providing respite for parents of special needs children.Parents dropped off their children at the Stone Street Youth Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Oct. 16, for a day full of fun and a night of bedtime MORE
Despite bruises, cuts, black eyes, CISM boxers gather for friendly culture day October 15, 2010 — Teams participating in the 53rd World Military Boxing Championship hosted by the Conseil International du Sport Militaire, (International Military Sports Council), aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, took part in a cultural day event around the community and at the Coastal Plains Raceway, Jacksonville, N.C., Oct. 15.  The cultural event gave the MORE
Building dedicated to fallen combat instructor October 15, 2010 — The School of Infantry-East aboard Camp Geiger, honored one of their fallen combat instructors by dedicating a new building in his memory during a ceremony, Oct. 15.Ivy Hall was named after Staff Sgt. Kendall Ivy II, a combat instructor, mortar man, father and Marine. Ivy lost his life while serving in combat operations during Operation Iraqi MORE
Lejeune hosts celebs during customer appreciation day October 15, 2010 — If there is one thing that can be associated with Marines, it is energy drinks. With almost no health benefits other than tasting good, service members still down them as if it hydrates them. Wherever there are energy drinks, there is sure to be a crowd of thirsty military personnel.That is one of the reasons why there was such a big turnout when MORE
Combat instructor continues to amaze powerlifting, Marine Corps community October 14, 2010 — After his last performance at the 100% RAW Powerlifting Federation World Powerlifting Championship in Las Vegas, Oct 2., Staff Sgt. Christopher Ballance, an infantry unit leader and instructor in the Infantry Mortar Leader’s Course, School of Infantry – East, aboard Camp Geiger, left the challengers and his battalion in awe.Ballance competed in the MORE
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month October 14, 2010 — One in four women and one in nine men in the United States are victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives. With the ongoing problem of domestic violence around the globe, campaigns are kicked off every October to raise the public’s awareness of domestic violence. Domestic violence affects everyone and should be a worldwide concern. MORE
NHCL unveils new, improved MRI unit October 12, 2010 — The Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune unveiled a new and improved mobile Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the hospital, Oct. 12.MRIs are X-rays that can clearly show any part of the human body, whether it be muscle, bones or even soft tissues in the brain."This new unit is MORE
Opening ceremony, matches kick off CISM Boxing aboard Lejeune October 10, 2010 — For the past six months, the anticipation has grown as one of the biggest events of the year was to hit Marines and civilians alike by storm. As calendars opened to the month of October, everyone knew that in the weeks to come, warriors from all corners of the Earth were about to congregate in a single building, preparing as the eve of battle was MORE
Camp Johnson hosts Beirut Memorial 10K October 9, 2010 — On Oct. 23, 1983, a suicide bomber drove into the Marine barracks in Beirut, killing 241 American service members. Today, a monument commemorating these 241 service members sits just outside of the main entry gate of Camp Johnson.To honor those who lost their lives that day, service members, families, retired military personnel, civilians and MORE

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