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Camp Lejeune News

May, 2013

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Education options still available after tuition assistance stops May 31, 2013 — Providing a maximum of $4,500 per fiscal year, tuition assistance has helped thousands of Marines to further their education, but due to budget cuts, the program for Marines and the Marine Corps Community Services education assistance is on hold until funding is available.The hold on tuition assistance applies for future enrollment in college MORE
Big Game Challenge: Golfers hit greens for unique tournament before big game May 31, 2013 — It was a brisk and sunny yet breezy morning aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, but the hot ticket was the game before “The Game” played at The Scarlett.More than 40 people arrived at Paradise Point Golf Course to play a round of golf at one of the bases golf courses before heading home to watch the biggest sporting event in the United States. MORE
Camp Johnson celebrates life of Master Sgt. Scott E. Pruitt May 31, 2013 — Family, friends, and fellow service members gathered at the base auditorium aboard Camp Johnson, a satellite installation of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, to celebrate the life of Master Sgt. Scott E. Pruitt, and remember his sacrifice, May 31. Master Sgt. Scott E. Pruitt, a financial management Marine for 18 years and also instructor with the MORE
Twenty-eight new Marine Corps Police Officers receive their badges May 31, 2013 — Twenty-eight graduates of the Marine Corps Police Academy East class 0213 received their certificates and badges from Brig. Gen. Thomas Gorry, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations East – Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and they are now headed to protect facilities across Marine Corps Installations East.“The graduating police academy MORE
Spouses learn the in’s and out’s of Camp Lejeune services through spouse bus tour May 26, 2013 — Finding important buildings and making it to meetings or appointments can be a hassle without proper directions for families new to the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune area. Marine Corps Community Services conducted a spouse bus tour for the first time aboard base to show all of the bases highest priority areas and services.Spouses new to the area MORE
CO's Triathlon Challenge makes waves on course May 23, 2013 — Headquarters and Support Battalion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is known for their creative monthly commander’s cup challenges, and for the second consecutive cup win, Company A finished the course first with a collective time of 9 hours 16 minutes and 46 seconds. The course consisted of three laps of the Area 2 pool, a three-mile run to MORE
Teens start summer job search May 22, 2013 — With summer approaching, Camp Lejeune’s teenagers are looking for summer employment and volunteer opportunities. To help them in that endeavor the Family Member Employment Assistance Program held a job fair at the Russell Marine and Family Center May 18. Teens traveled on bikes or came with their parents to speak with representatives from Marine MORE
Col. Thacker bids farewell to MCB Camp Lejeune, MCAS New River and local communities May 19, 2013 — Dozens of honored guests and friends listened as Col. Darrel Thacker delivered his last speech as a Marine at the Marine Corps Air Station New River Officers Club, APRIL 19.Thacker said farewell to the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River communities he honorably served and the colleagues he has worked with for the last 34 MORE
Student program honors members, volunteers May 17, 2013 — More than 200 base residents and guests attended the Hoops-N-Dreams program recognition and achievement banquet at Brewster Middle School gymnasium and cafeteria aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, May 17. “The day of recognition was not only for the children, but for everyone,” said Shiana K. Barbosa, a Brewster Middle School teacher and MORE
Vietnam vets honored at Vietnam Recognition Day Ceremony May 17, 2013 —  Surrounded by a wall of names of those who perished or were unaccounted for during the Vietnam War, service members, past and present, along with members of the community gathered at Lejeune Memorial Gardens to honor and remember during Vietnam Recognition Day Ceremony April 27. The Jon Panarese Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America hosted MORE

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