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Camp Lejeune News

September, 2011

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Nine 2nd ANGLICO Marines awarded recognized for combat service September 30, 2011 — Before the light of dawn on a brisk Sept. 30 morning, more than 100 Marines from 2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group,  II Marine Expeditionary Force, participated in a six-mile march, each one carrying their assigned weapon and full combat load aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.“Comparing MORE
Patrons seek opportunities at job fair, education expo September 29, 2011 — Service members, retirees, families, base employees and Coastal Carolina Community College students, some curious and others seeking a new plan for their futures, arrived with questions and resumes in hand for the Job Fair and Education Exposition at Goettge Memorial Field House and Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Sept. 29. MORE
Combat engineers build Forward Operating Base for Camp Devil Dog September 28, 2011 — Marines who normally spend their time with demolition and clearing areas of roadside bombs are completing a task that explores a different side of their job.Combat engineers with Marine Wing Support Squadron 271, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, have been assisting with some upgrades to Camp Devil Dog since early MORE
Wounded Warrior Regiment comes to Camp Geiger to heal with bicycles September 27, 2011 — They say with a little perseverance, no obstacle is too great to overcome. With a little sweat and dedication, it has even been proven that a man with no legs could be able to ride a bicycle.That is just what many patients with the Wounded Warrior Regiment, coming from all points of the country, gathered to do aboard Camp Geiger during a three-day MORE
North Carolina Freedom Festival: Country artists croom for Corpsmen Memorial September 24, 2011 — The rain fell in sheets down from an overcast sky, slowly filling his near-empty beer can. He bowed his head to shield his cigarette under his black cowboy hat and took a long drag, exhaling the smoke through his nose. He was soaked right down to his mud-caked cowboy boots, yet the only thing that shone brighter than his large Texas belt buckle was MORE
Motorcyclists show their pride in wake of rain for Vietnam Veterans Memorial September 24, 2011 — He stood oblivious to those around him as he focused intently on the glass in front of him. His eyes darted left to right, mouthing the various names he came across until he suddenly stopped at one, staring at it intently. “There you are,” he whispered as he slowly reached out and placed his fingertips on the etched name. “Why you?” he asked MORE
Hunters hit the woods with man's best friend September 24, 2011 — Hunters gathered to sign-up for the weekly group hunts coordinated by the John A. Lejeune Rod and Gun Club aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Saturday. Old acquaintances, friends and family brought a sense of home as they shared stories and jokes, ate grilled food and guzzled cold beverages. The day was nothing like an event sign-up, rather a MORE
Military Affairs Committee holds free fish fry for service members September 23, 2011 — A hiss emanated from the large fryer as a screen lined with fish was lowered in, the cooks – Marines and civilians with the Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee talked and joked as they cooked several trays of  fillets. Marines and sailors, happy for some time away from work and free food, crowded  Liversedge Field MORE
MCCS needs volunteers for Terror Town September 23, 2011 — Halloween is just around the corner and this year, Marine Corps Community Services officials plan on making this year’s Terror Town even better.Now in its second year, Terror Town is regarded to scare anyone who dares to step foot into its premises and MCCS officials recommend children under the age of 12 do not attend. In addition to last year’s MORE
Leaders receive Family Advocacy Program training September 23, 2011 — Representatives from Onslow County’s Division of Social Services visited Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune on Sept. 22 and 23 to discuss the Family Advocacy Program with Marines, sailors and civilians.The class is informal, said Tondrea D. Leach, a social work supervisor with the Department of Social Services, who was one of over a dozen who taught a MORE

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