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MCT Marines complete unknown distance course of fire September 29, 2013 — Marines take pride in being able to overcome the unknown. That starts as early as in Marine Combat Training, during the unknown distance course of fire.Company I, MCT Battalion Marines engaged targets ranging from 150 to 400 meters with M16-A4 and M4-A1 service rifles.MCT Combat instructors utilize the course to give students an opportunity to MORE
Retiree Appreciation Day showcases community resources September 28, 2013 — Hundreds of retired service members attended the 18th annual Retiree Appreciation Day at Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Sept. 28.The event is designed to show the continued support to the retiree community long after their sacrifice, said Luis Alers, retiree activities director for Camp Lejeune.Booths from dozens of MORE
Tuition assistance changes made September 26, 2013 — Changes to tuition assistance via Marine Corps administrative message 456/13 are slated to be implemented Oct. 1.The changes ensure Marines are focused on their military occupational specialty and primary Marine Corps mission during their first two years in service, before starting classes.“Marine Corps leaders, mentors and peers are dedicated to MORE
New changes for alcohol sales throughout military installations September 26, 2013 — Marine Corps Exchanges world-wide are changing the way alcohol is sold aboard Marine Corps installations following guidance by Gen. James F. Amos, the commandant of the Marine Corps. The new policy limits the time alcohol can be purchased aboard bases from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Liquor will no longer be sold at Marine Marts adjacent to barracks, and the MORE
Installation officials address cloudy water concerns September 26, 2013 — Some members of the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune community have reported experiencing “cloudy” water coming from their faucets recently. Although the recent cloudy water, which can appear whitish or have a brownish-yellow tint may look strange, it is simply an aesthetic characteristic and not a cause for concern, said Jim Sides, the utilities MORE
Lejeune combats distracted driving September 25, 2013 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is raising awareness to save lives through Base Safety’s no texting and driving campaign.According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 60 percent of drivers have admitted to using cell phones while driving and 77 percent of young adult drivers feel they are confident behind the wheel while using a MORE
Expo introduces Lejeune community to career, educational opportunities September 25, 2013 — Since 1985, the National Job Fair and Education Expo has been a venue for the military community to meet with potential employers and learn of educational opportunities.Held twice a year, the National Job Fair and Education Expo arrived at Goettge Memorial Field House aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Sept. 25.More than 140 employers and MORE
Teams battle for Stone Bay flag football championship September 21, 2013 — The 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion flag football team defeated Marine Special Operations Logistics Battalion 13-8 after crushing six other teams in a double elimination flag football tournament aboard Stone Bay Rifle Range, Sept. 21.Aaron McCarthy, wide receiver for the winning team, said events like the flag football tournament are great MORE
Community gathers for 11th Annual Riverwalk Festival September 21, 2013 — Windy days and falling leaves indicate the fall season is approaching but a rainy day didn’t stop Jacksonville, N.C., residents from enjoying one more day of summer.Families attended the 11th annual Riverwalk Festival Friday and Saturday and enjoyed face painting, play houses, activities, food stands, vendor booths, karaoke contests, video games, MORE
Their sacrifice, our freedom September 20, 2013 —  A former Operation Desert Storm prisoner of war shared the tale of his survival with members of the local community during the National Prisoners of War and Missing in Action Recognition Day ceremony at Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C., Sept. 20.During the ceremony, retired Chief Warrant Officer Guy Hunter gave a historical MORE

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