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Hurt back, broken bones less likely after this year’s BITS training March 29, 2013 — Training, no matter what the topic, can sometimes feel useless and monotonous, but more often than not it has an important purpose.Back in the saddle training for civilians aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is one of those purposeful training requirements and for the first time ever it has been made mandatory.BITS is a two-tier program is used MORE
MCIEAST, NAVFAC outreach helps small businesses thrive March 28, 2013 — Marine Corps Base Installations East and Naval Facilities Engineering Command have been hosting an annual outreach event for the last few years to help small business owners navigate working aboard a government installation. This year’s annual meeting was held at Coastal Carolina Community College March 19 and focused on changes over the previous MORE
Putter up: Annual golf tournament kicks off March 21st March 24, 2013 — Five players stood apart from their competitors at this year’s Intercollegiate Golf Warm-up and earned a spot to play in the 42nd annual Marine Federal Credit Union Intercollegiate Golf Championship.Steve Kubik, Todd Mallorey, Ronald Scott, Filipo Bartley and Marty Martinez will represent Camp Lejeune during the tournament scheduled, March MORE
Marines, local restaurant support cancer research with car show March 23, 2013 — James Thomas Anthony Valvano, nicknamed “Jimmy V”, is famous for coaching the 54-52 N.C. State victory during the long odds match up against Houston in the 1983 NCAA Tournament.Valvano’s doctor diagnosed him with bone cancer in June of 1992. During his March 4, 1993 ESPY speech, Valvano said, “Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.”He succumbed to his MORE
JDRF sponsors walk, hundreds show in support of Type 1 Diabetes research March 23, 2013 — – Participants all have different reasons for their motivation, but they all come together to support awareness and a life threatening disease, type one diabetes through a 5k walk. Each year, more than 15,000 children and 15,000 adults are diagnosed with type one diabetes in America. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the leading global MORE
Motor transportation students gain knowledge and job experience March 21, 2013 — One intermediate or advanced motor operator class reached full capacity over the past year prompting officials to reach out to motor transportation operators encouraging follow-on training.The logistics school on Camp Johnson continuously offers intermediate and advanced courses for enlisted motor transport operators as well as entry level classes MORE
From heels to combat: Marines pay respect during Women's History Month March 21, 2013 — There is no such thing as a female Marine – a Marine is a Marine – but it is important to respect how they got here.Women were in the fight long before the first female Marine, Opha Mae Johnson, enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve in 1918. Living legends like Lucy Brewer – who disguised herself as a man, threw on a uniform and fought alongside men MORE
Tuition Assistance halted by sequestration March 21, 2013 — Due to budget cuts, Tuition Assistance for Marines and the Marine Corps Community Services education assistance is on hold until funding is available.Tuition Assistance provides a maximum of $4,500 per fiscal year, tuition assistance has helped thousands of Marines to further their education.The hold on tuition assistance applies for future MORE
Restoring Tradition: Instructor leads rebuilding of Engineers Course March 20, 2013 — When an instructor at Marine Corps Engineer School saw the obstacle course he ran through as a junior Marine fall into disrepair, he and his peers led his students through a two-year restoration build of the course inspired by the lessons he teaches at the school. Gunnery Sgt. Peter Porter instructed the Marines how the obstacles he taught them to MORE
MCI-East, NAVFAC outreach helps small businesses March 19, 2013 — Marine Corps Base Installations East and Naval Facilities Engineering Command hosted an annual outreach event for the last few years to help small business owners navigate working with the base. The annual meeting was held at Coastal Carolina Community College March 19 and focused on changes over the previous year and the basics of conducting MORE

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