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Archive: 2011

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Gurganus visits Camp Lejeune, discusses future of Afghanistan December 28, 2011 — The commanding general of I Marine Expeditionary Force, Maj. Gen. Charles Gurganus, visited Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for a press conference, recently, to explain how the Marine Corps’ role in Afghanistan will shift as Marines begin to drawback from the war.“Regional Command Southwest is a much different place than it was in 2009 when (Brig. MORE
Controlled burns benefit base December 23, 2011 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune works hard to keep the natural forestry around it healthy, even if the methods used may seem skeptical to the untrained eye.One such way that the base protects the forestry, is through controlled burns like the controlled burn that occurred between Lyman Road and McHugh Boulevard Dec. 21 which removed nearly 100 acres MORE
WES Team helps to alleviate long lines at post office December 19, 2011 — Holiday spending peaks during this time of the year, but not all the purchases sit under a Christmas tree.Some are mailed to families and friends and go through a lengthy process before arriving at their destination - whether that be in the U.S., or halfway around the world - which can take weeks.The buildup of packages may be great business for MORE
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune responds to natural disasters: Colonel Lecce look back, ahead to 2012 December 16, 2011 — Even the best meteorologists could not have predicted what Mother Nature had in store for Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in 2011.  MCB Camp Lejeune was hit with a record amount of snow, two fires, a tornado and a hurricane, all occurring only months apart. However, the trials the disasters brought with them only helped the base emerge stronger and MORE
Marines train to clear routes of IEDs December 16, 2011 — Operation Enduring Freedom has lasted from more than a decade, and more than 2,835 service members with coalition forces have given the ultimate sacrifice.More than 50 percent of those fatalities were cause by improvised explosive devices, according to statistics published by Without essential Marines such as combat engineers, who MORE
HITT Center currently under renovations December 12, 2011 — If you Crossfit, kettle bells and TRX enthusiasts were wondering why the High Intensity Tactical Training center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune looks closed, don’t worry - it’s just undergoing renovations.The HITT Center has been temporarily relocated to building 512 on M Street with all of its equipment, while renovationSince the center’s MORE
Community leaders gather at Holiday Open House December 10, 2011 — An expressive rendition of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” provided a tranquil backdrop to the smiles and quiet conversation that filled the Carolina room of the Paradise Point Officers Club aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune during the Joint Holiday Open House Saturday. The Joint Holiday Open House is an annual tradition that invites MORE
Mixed martial arts lures Marine warriors December 10, 2011 — Blood stains in the arena were evidence of furious bouts that tested the resilience of the fighters who faced one another. Every fighter who stepped into the cage knew there could only be one to claim victory.More than 100 shouting fans filled every available seat, during Richard Dambakly’s Battle in the South 2 amateur mixed martial arts MORE
2nd Marine Division band spreads holiday joy December 10, 2011 — After having toured the country playing at ceremonies and events, the 2nd Marine Division band took time out of the year to play for service members and their families here at home during the “Wishing you a Season of Joy and Peace” event at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Base Theater Dec. 10.This year’s presentation differed from previous years MORE
Crime Stoppers, NCIS seek help from community on recent theft December 8, 2011 — After the 2011 Warrior Games at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., where service members from every branch competed in sports such as basketball, swimming, volleyball and track, Marines from Wounded Warrior Battalion - East competed in the archery competition and placed well.These Marines often take trips to the base's archery MORE

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