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Camp Lejeune News
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Kayak soccer sparks fierce competition in Headquarters Support Battalion April 26, 2013 — Approximately 50 of Headquarters Support Battalion Marines aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune battled while afloat colorful kayaks at Gottschalk Marina in a single elimination tournament of kayak soccer, April 26.In a four to one victory in the final round, Company A beat out Security Company to win the prestigious commanders cup for the first MORE
Operation Homecoming helps educators combat the stress of a post deployment home April 26, 2013 — Leaders at seven districts across Onslow and Craven counties, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station’s New River and Cherry Point attended Operation Homecoming April 24 and 25 to learn new ways of helping children handle the stress of being a military child.The school leadership conference presented an opportunity for MORE
2nd Radio Battalion heads out for extensive field training on new equipment April 26, 2013 — Communication is key in every workplace, but even more so for the military. Keeping up-to-date equipment is the first line of defense.For 2nd Radio Battalion, Marine Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, recent equipment acquisition included new, lightweight satellites for field training. The newest arrival - the High Bandwidth Special MORE
AVID program and career expo means costumes in the classrooms April 25, 2013 — The fifth annual Advancement via Individual Determination career exposition exemplified the range of careers Brewster Middle School 6th through 8th grade students chose for a path to a successful college degree.Since 1980, the program assisted middle and high school students who needed support with school work and advancement through higher MORE
Faithful followers will mobilize for National Day of Prayer April 25, 2013 — Congress birthed the Marine Corps in 1775, but they also called for a day citizens from all different backgrounds and religions together for a day of prayer.Records indicate there have been 1,075 state and federal calls for national prayer and base personnel are scheduled to continue the calling with a breakfast and day of prayer at the Paradise MORE
Pets receive royal treatment at Paws in the Park event April 25, 2013 — Service members and their pets made their own dog treats and learned about the services provided aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune during the first Paws in the Park April 20.The event allows interaction between the families and the resources they may not have known about if they live out in town, stated Elicia Graham, a readiness and support MORE
Struggling students receive help with AVID program April 25, 2013 — The fifth annual Advancement via Individual Determination career exposition exemplified the range of careers Brewster Middle School 6th through 8th grade students chose for a path to a successful college degree.Since 1980, the program has enabled middle and high school students with support and advancement through higher education.One of the MORE
After 30 years Beirut Embassy not forgotten April 24, 2013 — In a remembrance ceremony at the Beirut Memorial April 20, former Marine sniper Andy Mull recalled how Marines stood at attention amidst the rubble of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut 30 years ago as the deceased body of Cpl. Robert McMaugh was carried out on a stretcher draped with an American flag. Mull, from Cleveland, was among a small group of MORE
SNCO Academy fun run raises money for NMCRS April 24, 2013 — Marines at the Staff Noncommissioned Officer Academy raised $520 through the Directors Run, a three-mile fun run held at the end of the school’s course cycles, for the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society on the final week of their fund drive April 18. The school raised money for the organization by selling of T-Shirts and through donations. Master MORE
Paralympic medalist: How rowing aided in recovery April 24, 2013 — When he was first wounded, Rob Jones said he thought he was a failure. As a combat engineer he felt he should have seen the improvised explosive device and avoided it. He felt guilty for leaving the Marines he was there to protect from IEDs behind. Jones, a former Marine and Paralympic bronze medalist, shared the story of his recovery from the MORE

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