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Camp Lejeune News

October, 2013

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Headquarters and Support Battalion holds chili cook-off October 31, 2013 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Fall is in full-swing, and what better way to warm yourself than with a steaming cup of home-made chili.With hopes of keeping camaraderie and morale high, Marines and civilian employees held the Headquarters and Support Battalion Chili Cook-Off aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, recently.Marines competed MORE
Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce names service member of the quarter October 31, 2013 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - The Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce military affairs committee recognized a service member who went above and beyond to accomplish tasks given to them recognizing the 30th anniversary of the Beirut bombing aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 21. With the purpose of maintaining and continually MORE
Ghouls, goblins and monsters await patrons at Terror Town October 31, 2013 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Patrons will have no shortage of fear and living nightmares at Terror Town held at the Area 3 Gym aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and 2. Marine Corps Community Services offered visitors an opportunity to be frightened while navigating through the gym, which was transformed to a haunted MORE
Marines help build home for disabled soldier October 31, 2013 — More than a dozen Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River volunteered their time to help a service member in need through United Way of Onslow County’s initiative, Volunteer Onslow, Oct. 21 through Oct. 24.Dereck Coble, a former Army infantryman was hit by an improvised explosive device during a deployment MORE
Victims remembered during domestic violence candlelight vigil October 30, 2013 — More than 100 members of the community honored victims and survivors of domestic violence at a candlelight vigil hosted by the Onslow Women’s Center in downtown Jacksonville, Oct. 24.Individuals shared their stories of hope and service members read the names and rang a bell in remembrance of the lives lost to domestic violence in the past MORE
Young Marines celebrate birthday, traditions October 30, 2013 — The Young Marines of Eastern North Carolina celebrated the 48th annual birthday of the Young Marines at the Paradise Point Officers’ Club aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 19.The Young Marines from 1st and 2nd Battalion celebrated the long lived birthday tradition with a color guard, honor guard and cake cutting ceremony. Retired Sgt. MORE
Toys for Tots program kicks off Nov. 1 October 30, 2013 — The Toys for Tots annual gift-giving program kicks off its campaign aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and across Onslow County, Nov. 1. The program began when Maj. Bill Hendricks and the Marines under his command wanted to give to less fortunate children during Christmas. Hendricks and his Marines collected more than 5,000 used toys during MORE
Construction to impact traffic October 30, 2013 — A section of Brewster Boulevard aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is scheduled to be closed from Nov. 6 to 11. The area of Brewster Boulevard between Charles Street, which borders the Paradise Point Golf Course and Barnett Way, near Heroes Manor, is set to close in order to set girders down for the foundation of a bridge along the upcoming base MORE
Military families celebrate fall at Pumpkin Bash October 30, 2013 — Military children and their families dressed in playful and spooky costumes to enjoy a day of scary stories, games, crafts and more at the free Family Pumpkin Bash at the Tarawa Terrace Community Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Friday. The free event included pony rides, a petting zoo, an inflatable bounce house, crafts, a costume MORE
Marine, singer connect through children’s condition October 26, 2013 — It’s 3 a.m., and the monitors keeping track of Ezekiel Johnson’s heart beep loudly in the home of Staff Sgt. Donald Johnson, the staff noncommissioned officer in charge of the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.Johnson jumps from his bed to his 2-year-old son’s crib a few feet away. It’s time to go to the MORE

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