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Camp Lejeune News

October, 2011

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Camp Lejeune Marines take oath of enlistment during Panthers NFL game October 30, 2011 — Before the National Football League season began, Minnesota Vikings running back and currently the NFL’s leading rusher Adrian Peterson re-signed with the Vikings for seven years – a contract worth more than $100 million.But Sunday, at the Minnesota Vikings vs. Carolina Panthers NFL Military Appreciation Day game at the Bank of America Stadium in MORE
Family Pumpkin Bash draws huge crowd October 29, 2011 — Despite cold and dreary weather, Tarawa Terrace Community Centers’ second Family Pumpkin Bash succeeded in bringing in more than 1,000 guests, far more than last year’s event.“It’s an amazing turnout,” said Lorraine Fuller, a recreational specialist with Marine Corps Community Services. “It’s exceeded our wildest dreams.”The Family Pumpkin Bash, an MORE
Haunted kayaking spooks, flusters brave participants October 28, 2011 — A ghostly figure walked up the stone road, her abnormally pale face flushed with a heavy mauve as red streaks dripped from her nose. Despite her appearance, the ghoulish figure wore a life jacket over tattered clothes and carried a clipboard. She walked up to the group of people gathered in the parking lot, and crossed off names on her list as she MORE
Healthy living options for service members, civilians October 28, 2011 — Approximately one-third of U.S. adults are obese, a condition that can lead to heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. More than 20 percent of U.S. adults smoke cigarettes, which is the leading cause of preventable death, killing one of every five smokers per year.While obesity may not be as prevalent among the MORE
Ghouls, goblins roam free at ASYMCA October 27, 2011 — The parking lot of Tarawa Terrace’s plaza was crowded with superheroes, princesses, dinosaurs and horror movie monsters during Little Ghouls and Goblins, a costume event heldaboard the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune housing area, Oct 27.On a blocked-off area of the parking lot, the Armed Services YMCA held the free for military families, giving MORE
Red silhouettes speak silent words of domestic violence prevention October 27, 2011 — In 1953, country legend Hank Williams released the song “Kaw-liga” detailing the life of a wooden Native American statue that fell in love with a maiden statue. The theme of the song was that, being made of wood, he could not profess his love for the maiden, who was eventually bought and taken away without knowledge of Kaw-liga’s affections.The MORE
Sleeves down year-round draws complaints October 25, 2011 — In a short message published Marine Corpswide Oct. 18, Marines were ordered to carry out a simple task that takes all of 10 seconds to accomplish. Such a simple task, however, has proven to cause great concern and controversy as well as a few conspiracy theories.Marine Administrative Message 621/11 details the recent change in how Marines wear the MORE
Family, friends, survivors remember those who came in peace October 23, 2011 — In the early morning hours of Oct. 23, 1983, an explosion and fireball pulverized the four-story Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 241 service members, most of whom were stationed out of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. More than a quarter-century and a few wars have dulled the public’s memory of the Beirut attack but the community is MORE
Workshop helps service members PCS with ease October 21, 2011 — A workshop given by the Marine Corps Community Services Relocation Assistance Office aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is providing valuable information to service members and their families who will soon make a permanent change of station.The “Making the Right Move” workshop assists service members and their families by informing them of what MORE
Youth Leadership Luncheon held to raise energy awareness, award contest winners October 21, 2011 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and members of the Keystone Club, Torch Club and Smart Girls, attended a Youth Leadership Luncheon to discuss all the good things done toward saving energy aboard the base and to award winners of a recent energy awareness poster contest at the Paradise Point Officers’ Club, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. MORE

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