Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


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Camp Lejeune News

June, 2013

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Military community steps up violence prevention June 27, 2013 — Several serious acts of violence aboard military installations were reported in recent years. The Marine Corps maintains a zero tolerance policy regarding this type of behavior and is currently taking measures to stop these acts before they reach the boiling point.According to Marine Corps Order 5580.3, the Violence Prevention Program is rooted in MORE
‘Rum and Vodka’ sheds light on substance abuse June 27, 2013 — Hundreds attended Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s first ever Rum and Vodka presentation at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune aboard MCB Camp Lejeune, recently. Co-sponsored by Headquarters Marine Corps Safety Division and Marine and Family Programs, the event is designed to promote substance abuse awareness and prevention.The presentation included a MORE
Superheroes battle rain in Superhero Fun Run June 26, 2013 — Rather than spending Saturday morning on the couch watching their favorite comic book characters on T.V., Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune families became the superheroes during a fun run hosted by the Tarawa Terrace Community Center, June 22. Runners donned in bright capes and masks battled rain to bolt through the streets of Tarawa Terrace and MORE
Lejeune photographers exhibit talents June 22, 2013 — Photographs capture a fleeting moment for posterity. For military families with frequent moves and changes, a snapshot can capture details that may otherwise fade away in the wake of new memories in new places.Camp Lejeune Photographers, a casual Facebook group not associated with the base, made up of members of the local area and military MORE
HQSPTBn Marines welcome new leader June 21, 2013 — Marines of Headquarters and Support Battalion welcomed their new commanding officer and bid farewell to their leader of the last two years in a change of command ceremony, June 21. Lt. Col. David G. Bardorf relinquished command to Lt. Col. Harry L. Gardner in a sharply coordinated and executed ceremony at the seaside amphitheater behind the 2nd MORE
Retiree council seeks widows June 20, 2013 — The Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Military Retiree Council Widow Support Committee was scheduled to meet at Craig Hall at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 16 building located at 300 Sherwood Road, Jacksonville, at press time through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.The committee’s plan was to discuss problems widows face after their loved one MORE
First responders train for aquatic crises June 20, 2013 — Approximately 35 personnel were certified as operational-level first responders after completing training as Facility Response Team members during a five-day course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, recently.Affects of oil and hazardous spills impact the flora and fauna in long and short term, disastrous forms such as pollution, mutations and MORE
Ground fights conclude final Commander's Cup June 20, 2013 — Headquarters and Support Battalion’s Security Company pinned the win during the ground fighting Commander’s Cup Challenge aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, recently.Even with Security Company’s victory in the series’ final competition, Company I outshined all, receiving the competition’s coveted trophy for the most victories throughout the MORE
School of Infantry changes command June 19, 2013 — Col. Barry J. Fitzpatrick relinquished command of the School of Infantry – East Training Command to Col. Jeffrey T. Conner at the parade deck aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Geiger, June 6.Conner leaves his command as the G-3 for 1st Marine Division Forward after a deployment to Helmand province, Afghanistan.“I am most excited about the opportunity MORE
Agencies honored for support of Child Advocacy Center June 19, 2013 — A local community organization helping physically and sexually abused youth recognized key support agencies during a ceremony in Jacksonville, N.C., June 7. The Child Advocacy Center of Onslow County is a one-stop facility where children can receive medical evaluations and be interviewed in a friendly atmosphere. Law enforcement agencies and child MORE

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