Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

July, 2013

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Single Marine Program abounds with opportunities July 31, 2013 — Volunteer opportunities are abundant aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, and the Single Marine Program provides single and unaccompanied service members an opportunity to serve their community.More than 20 Marines and sailors volunteered for the House of Joy Marine Weekend, July 13. The Weekend entailed processing medical supplies for MORE
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society director celebrates 20 years of service July 31, 2013 — Many Marines often times dedicate 20 or more years in service to the Corps and to their country, but for some, 20 years of active-duty service is only the beginning of their contributions to the military community. Gini Schopfel not only retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1993, but also dedicated 20 years of her life working as the director of MORE
Ghana native’s Marine dream comes true July 31, 2013 — Some people only dream of coming to America for a better life. For one Marine, his dream became reality in 2012.Pfc. Andrews K. Nsenkyire, a personnel and administration student aboard Camp Johnson, is one of only 5,832 applicants from the Republic of Ghana, a West Africa country of more than 24 million citizens, who won the opportunity to apply MORE
Military musicians post, sell original tunes through GI Jams July 31, 2013 — On what seemed like a regular Sunday afternoon in late 2009, Denny Randell, GI Jams co-founder and co-director, answered his phone to an unfamiliar voice.“Hello sir, this is Jeremiah Eaton. I’m in the Army National Guard calling from the desert of Iraq,” Randell recalled. “What he said brought tears to my eyes. He found out about GI Jams through a MORE
InfoPalooza educates service members, families July 30, 2013 — Headquarters and Support Battalion service members and their families gathered at Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for an InfoPalooza to learn about opportunities offered on base and in the local community, July 30.Attendees gained knowledge through numerous exhibits where venders provided information about base programs. MORE
Marines now apply for tuition assistance online July 29, 2013 — Thinking about enrolling in college classes as an active-duty service member? Recent changes to the tuition assistance application process make it easier to apply. Service members, domestic and abroad, can now apply for tuition assistance online through a new program called webTA.The transition from a paper application to the online application MORE
Bulldogs trample Crusaders, 34-6 July 27, 2013 — With both teams battling for their first football season win, the Lejeune Bulldogs dug their cleats into the Liversedge Field turf and dominated the Tri-County Crusaders, 34-6 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, July 27.The Tri-County Crusaders traveled to MCB Camp Lejeune and went home with another loss, marking their season 0-3 so far. The MORE
Paddleboard workout pushes physical limits on land, water July 24, 2013 — Waves crashed into the harbor of the Gottschalk Marina aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, sweat dripped from a paddleboarder as he floated on the New River performing a multitude of exercises.Before heading to the docks and paddling out for board exercises in the 81 degree weather, Dennis J. Yeddo, fitness facilities manager, fitness branch, MORE
Training leads to better service for disabled service members July 24, 2013 — With the decade long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there are an increasing number of service members injured in the line of duty. A new system has been developed to alleviate some of the stress associated with processing disability claims. Members from the Department of Navy Marine Corps Physical Evaluation Board, the Wounded Warrior Regiment and MORE
Headquarters Support Bn to host InfoPalooza July 24, 2013 — Headquarters and Support Battalion will hold its first InfoPalooza to provide service members and spouses information about programs and opportunities available to them, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, July 30.“The event provides a venue for members of the Headquarters and Support Battalion MORE

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