Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

May, 2011

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Lejeune youngsters get kick out of Okinawan Karate May 30, 2011 — In unison, children as young as five years old transition from movement to movement, practicing the skills taught to them by Sensei Keith James.Students, ages 5 and up, attend the Okinawan Seidokan Karate Kobudo class Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Midway Park Community Center. James has been a karate instructor for more than 17 MORE
Fostering competition while promoting safety May 26, 2011 — Every year right before the summer time, the Marine Corps stresses safety to its Marines and sailors during the 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign, since the hot, sunny season is considered the most dangerous part of the year for safety mishaps.But, Marine Corps Community Services Semper Fit Division aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, for the MORE
DoD opens Safe Helpline for sexual assault victims May 25, 2011 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Service members are regularly given statistics – numbers that show deaths from motorcycle crashes, drug abuse, suicides, or even the number of Marines and sailors who were arrested for driving under the influence every year. One statistic that gets taken too lightly is the number of sexual assault victims in MORE
Leadership Awareness Conference held for East Coast Marines, sailors May 25, 2011 — Know yourself and seek self-improvement. Know your Marines and look out for their welfare. Be technically and tactically proficient. Set the example.Along with seven other values, these sentences make up the Marine Corps’ leadership principles, a list of phrases that briefly encompasses the ethos of what it means to be a leader of Marines. While MORE
Parisi relinquishes command of Staff Noncommissioned Officer Academy May 24, 2011 — Made popular by the Zack Snyder movie “300,” the exploits of the ancient Greek Spartans were brought to the public’s eye, spreading like wildfire as the strength and honor among those warriors faceted as a visual adrenaline boost for the watcher. Since then, the analogy of pure strength and motivation is that someone is dubbed a Spartan, and one MORE
Camp Lejeune conducts Earth Day Clean-Up May 23, 2011 — Marines from Headquarters and Support Battalion took to the streets from May 22 to 24 during Earth Day Clean-Up in an effort to beautify and protect the base.The operation was in preparation for the upcoming destructive weather season that hits North Carolina every year. During the three days of police calling, the Marines of Headquarters and MORE
Camp Lejeune awarded Large Fire Department of the Year May 23, 2011 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s Fire and Emergency Services Division, Department of Public Safety was recently named the recipient of the Large Fire Department of the Year for the Marine Corps.Now, after having won the award on a Marine Corps scale, the department will go toe-to-toe against the other military branches as well as the Defense MORE
SOI-East spouses glimpse Corps daily life May 21, 2011 — Is that you Jane Wayne?  It really was on May 21, when the School of Infantry-East held their annual Jane Wayne Day aboard Camp Geiger.Roughly 300 families attended the event to catch a glimpse of their Marines’ careers, eat some food and have some fun.“Because our combat instructors work hard and put in long hours, including many holidays and MORE
Museum of the Marine holds living history display at local bookstore May 21, 2011 — The Museum of the Marine held a book fair and living history display at the Jacksonville Barnes and Noble, May 20 through 22.The museum used the fundraiser to build support and awareness so it can reach its goal of breaking ground in the spring of 2012.Displays included an M-2 Half Track armored car and M-50 “Ontos” light armored anti-tank vehicle, MORE
Singers battle for talent show title May 21, 2011 — Saturday night was filled with amusement rides, glowing light-sabers, popcorn, cotton candy and talent - talent that filled the air with giddy country songs and chill-inducing gospels. It got children out of their seats and dancing as the adults stood up to dance and clap along. The Show Us Whatcha Got finals were held during Marine Corps Community MORE

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