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Camp Lejeune News

April, 2011

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Vietnam Remembrance Day celebrates those who have returned, remembers those who have not April 30, 2011 — Richard Nixon, 37th president of the United States, told a reporter of the New York Times that, “No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.”The Vietnam War was the first American conflict in which every American citizen had the realities of a war with no front lines MORE
USBC Bowling Tournament comes to Camp Lejeune April 30, 2011 — Nearly 4,000 men, women and children of all ages are competing for cash prizes and bragging rights – striving to be some of the best bowlers that North Carolina has to offer.Bowling aficionados from all across North Carolina have been competing at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s own Bonnyman Bowling Alley for the 2011 North Carolina State United MORE
Civil servant retires after 38 years of dedicated service April 30, 2011 — A petite, 55-year-old woman, probably not much taller than five feet, stands tall in front of a crowd of family and friends. Her personality is much bigger than her stature. She's wearing white trousers, a nautical striped shirt, a red jacket and matching red heels. Today she's not worried about her daily duties as a supervisory management program MORE
CWO3 Wall steps down from active duty, reflects on rich 25 years of service April 29, 2011 — When many young men and women attend basic training to become Marines, they might take some personal effects with them, such as writing material or a bible. However, there are some things that should just not be taken to boot camp.“As rumor has it, she brought a bathing suit to boot camp with her,” said Lt. Col. Chris Hughes, deputy director of MORE
Wounded warriors honored at N.C. State athletics banquet April 27, 2011 — “They are just as young as we are. I mean, they are the same age,” said a North Carolina State University football player two summers ago when he and his team visited the Wounded Warriors aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. His coach, Tom O’Brien, replied, “Yes, they are.”Coach O’Brien and members from the Wolfpack Club attended the club’s MORE
From tornado crisis response to crisis management, town hall meeting held aboard Tarawa Terrace April 26, 2011 — In the base’s shift in focus from crisis response to crisis management, a town hall meeting was held for all families affected by the April 16 tornado at the Tarawa Terrace Recreation Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, April 26.A week and a half after that devastating night aboard the base housing community and in the surrounding MORE
Base celebrates Easter with Resurrection Sunrise Service April 24, 2011 — More than 90 service members, their families and base personnel showed up for Camp Lejeune’s Easter Resurrection Sunrise Service behind the 2nd Marine Logistics Group Headquarters building aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Sunday.The service, which started at 6:30 a.m., celebrated Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead and was set up so MORE
Marine Corps' top shooters meet in 2011 Marine Corps Rifle and Pistol matches April 22, 2011 — Alfred M. Gray, Jr., twenty-ninth commandant of the Marine Corps, created the one ethos that would last throughout the following history pages of Marine Corps heritage - “Every Marine a rifleman.” To exemplify this, he was the only commandant to wear his camouflage utility uniform in his official photograph.This warrior code, one of the most MORE
WWBn-East hosts wheelchair basketball April 22, 2011 — The basketball could be heard hitting the wooden floor and a “I’m open!” was shouted, then with a ‘whoosh’ the ball cleared the net and the Marines clapped each other on the back and wheeled their wheelchairs to cover the opposing team.The Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program with the Wounded Warrior Battalion – East, held their first wheelchair MORE
Sgt. Maj. Kent bids farewell to Camp Lejeune April 20, 2011 — Amid a standing ovation, Sgt. Maj. Carlton Kent, the 16th sergeant major of the Marine Corps, stepped into the Geottge Memorial Field House to talk to the Camp Lejeune Marines he represents and speaks for April 20.The visit was a part of his farewell tour as he prepares to hand over the reins as sergeant major of the Marine Corps to Sgt. Maj. MORE

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