Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

June, 2011

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BTOC prepares maritime law enforcement specialists June 30, 2011 — In temperatures exceeding 90 degrees Fahrenheit, in full gear, including flak jacket and Kevlar, in ports around the United States and overseas, the Coast Guard has law enforcement officials defending, searching, seizing and detaining.  Before that, however, they must attend the Basic Tactical Operations Course at the Joint Maritime Training Center MORE
Combat simulation lab adds realism to corpsman training June 29, 2011 — Throughout history, Navy corpsmen have been known to risk life and limb to save a Marine’s life. Even with rounds ricocheting overhead and the stress of battle weighing heavily on them, a corpsman has to maintain his cool as he uses his medical skills to apply a tourniquet or treat a sucking chest wound to an injured warrior. Their calmness is not MORE
Scrap steel theft on the rise June 28, 2011 — Every day, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is constructing, tearing down or renovating a building. With this comes a lot of scrap steel, which can be sold for a nice profit, or can be recycled or reused by the base. However, base officials have been seeing a rise in scrap steel thefts across the base, something that can have a negative effect on MORE
Kids learn about safety while crafting art June 28, 2011 — Children gathered to kick off the Crafty Campers program hosted by Armed Services YMCA at Tarawa Terrace aboard the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune housing area, June 28.The program is open to children of authorized Department of Defense identification cardholders ages 6 through 10. Parents dropped off their kids for the Sunny Days event, which is MORE
Base commander signs new PT apparel policy June 24, 2011 — As the summer heat settles in at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, no doubt many service members and their families will spend more time outdoors, whether for physical training or fun.  July temperatures average more than 90 degrees, which can be unbearable at times.  Yet, it is important to remember particular rules and regulations concerning MORE
Armellino relinquishes command of AITB June 24, 2011 — Its purpose: provide infantrymen with realistic and thorough training relevant to their occupational specialty. Its curriculum: such courses as the Combat Hunter Course and the Anti-Tank Missileman Leaders’ Course. Its name: the Advanced Infantry Training Battalion.It is this battalion, then, which stood at attention before a ceremony held aboard MORE
Sgt. Maj. Barrett pays Camp Lejeune a visit June 24, 2011 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Sgt. Maj. Micheal P. Barrett, the 17th sergeant major of the Marine Corps, paid his first visit to the service members of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune during a tour throughout the Marine Corps’ East Coast installations, June 24.Barrett’s first stop on Camp Lejeune was a visit to the Wounded Warrior MORE
Spooky claims bring ghost hunters to USO June 24, 2011 — A team of ghost hunters with the South East Paranormal Investigators Association partook in a preliminary investigation at the Jacksonville USO, June 24.The purpose of the investigation was to try and capture evidence of any paranormal activity, which would be shown at the fundraiser investigation event with Sy Fy Channel’s Amy Bruni of Ghost MORE
911 Center keeps Lejeune area covered June 23, 2011 — “It can be stressful,” said Angela Wade, as she  started to talk about her job before the phones started chirping at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune 911 Emergency Consolidated Communications Center.  She turned to answer the call.  After she finished, she turned back.  “You have to be able to multitask.”Wade is a 911 dispatcher.  Along with 13 MORE
Resale Lot gives vehicles chance for new life June 23, 2011 — Anyone who has been to the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Commissary and Marine Corps Exchange has probably seen the vehicles lining the back of the parking lot.  Cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and RVs sit, waiting for new owners to give them a second life.The Marine Corps Community Services Vehicle Resale Lot, operated by Sports Branch, Semper MORE

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