Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune


Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Camp Lejeune News

August, 2013

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R4OG deploy as Corps’ unsung heroes August 29, 2013 — Marines and sailors with the Retrograde and Redeployment in support of Reset and Reconstitution Operations Group, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, boarded buses as an advance party deploying to Afghanistan at the Maintenance Battalion’s maintenance bay aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Aug. 29.R4OG’s mission is to organize, repair and bring the MORE
Veterans pay it forward to Wounded Warrior Battalion August 29, 2013 — When retired Master Sgt. Huchi T. Huchi, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 15-4 commander, was a private, he did not have enough money to fly home for Christmas. A female friend of Huchi’s paid for a roundtrip ticket for him with the only catch being he pay the selfless good deed forward someday.“She was in the same position I was in MORE
Lejeune emergency services win Public Safety Awards August 28, 2013 — Emergency services personnel from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune sacrifice more than most, and at the fourth annual Public Safety Awards, Aug. 28, they were recognized for their commitment to their jobs.Katie Phifer received the Emergency Communications Award and Joshua Lawson received the Law Enforcement Award for their hard work and dedication in MORE
Beginners perfect their swing at Get Golf Ready clinics August 28, 2013 — Marine Corps Community Services introduced a five-week, introductory golf program at Paradise Point Golf Course aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, recently.The new Get Golf Ready program was designed exclusively for beginners by Paradise Point PGA Head Golf Professional, John R. Johnson. The clinics serve to build a better future for the game MORE
Camp Johnson, Lejeune recognize Montford Point Marines August 26, 2013 — The end of discrimination in the armed forces June 25, 1942 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt triggered a pivotal change in the Marine Corps. Approximately 20,000 African-American Marines received basic training at Montford Point in North Carolina between 1942 and 1949, and Camp Johnson celebrated those who gave blood, sweat and tears to become MORE
Base CG holds first town hall meeting August 22, 2013 — Dozens of spouses and residents attended Brig. Gen. Robert Castellvi’s first town hall meeting at the Russell Marine and Family Service Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Aug. 22 to get answers and express concerns to leaders of the base. “It’s a chance for me as a base commander and Marine Corps Installations East commander, along with MORE
Stone Bay hosts 3-on-3 basketball tournament August 22, 2013 — Four teams, the Three Musketeers, Gambino, Big 3 and TEO, battled for bragging rights at Stone Bay Gymnasium in a 3-on-3 double elimination basketball tournament, Aug. 22.The Three Musketeers, a team of civilian Marine Corps Community Services employees, won the tournament with Gambino, a team comprised of Weapons Training Battalion Marines, taking MORE
Company I emerges victorious as Commander’s Challenge champions August 22, 2013 — Headquarters and Support Battalion’s Company I ignited and won the monthly Commander’s Challenge at the Area One Gym aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Aug. 22. The single elimination series included four teams, each representing their companies. The series was designed to let the teams eliminate each other, leaving two for a final game. The MORE
Marines, Volunteer Onslow improve Dixon Middle School August 21, 2013 — Service members stationed aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune volunteered during their spare time to remodel a local middle school.Marines from 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, and Combat Logistics Regiment 25 and CLR- 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, volunteered more than six hours at Dixon MORE
New laws regulate school bus safety August 21, 2013 — With the beginning of school quickly approaching, familiar yellow school buses will soon make their way through Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune streets. To ensure the children’s safety, regulations have been set to guarantee drivers are aware of the laws.Base order 5560.2N states it is unlawful for any driver to pass a stopped school bus. Also, MORE

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