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Veterans Day Parade honors service members past, present November 9, 2013 — Draped in cozy blankets and patriotic scarves, thousands of enthusiastic community members braved the chilly weather Saturday morning to honor former and current service members at Jacksonville’s 18th annual Veteran’s Day Parade. The local Rolling Thunder Chapter NC-5 has organized the event since 2005 to recognize all who served and to support the MORE
City of Jacksonville unveils service medallions for military November 7, 2013 — The city of Jacksonville unveiled five service medallions dedicated to each service branch during a ceremony at the Freedom Fountain in Jacksonville, Nov. 7.The Freedom Fountain, was originally dedicated Nov. 9, 2012. It features a center jet dedicated to the country’s freedom; three fountain heads surrounding it, each representing the three levels MORE
8th Communications Battalion earns new battle streamers November 7, 2013 — Marine Corps units display their lineage and show others what campaigns, operations and battles they have participated in by adding battle streamers to their organizational colors. 8th Communications Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force, was awarded four battle streamers for their recent accomplishments during a ceremony aboard Marine Corps MORE
Jujitsu students prove strength through pain November 7, 2013 — It has been said often around the Marine Corps pain is weakness leaving the body, and students of Wayne Nelson’s Traditional Jujitsu classes at building 39, next to the Goettge Memorial Field House aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, know what it feels like.Nelson’s class teaches self defense techniques to quickly stop an attacker and get out of MORE
Wellness fair brings health care experts, federal employees together November 6, 2013 — More than 100 Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune federal employees attended the Federal Employee Health Benefit Wellness Fair at the Workforce Learning Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Nov. 6.The annual fair offered government workers a venue to talk with health care experts during a time of open enrollment for federal health MORE
MCCS hosts Amazing Race for Red Ribbon week November 1, 2013 — Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune raced for a drug-free environment during the Red Ribbon Event: Amazing Race Challenge, Nov. 1.The challenge was an opportunity to put a creative spin on encouraging drug awareness.The race consisted of a 4-mile trail run, with 10 obstacles for patrons to navigate through. After completing an obstacle, MORE
Headquarters and Support Battalion holds chili cook-off October 31, 2013 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Fall is in full-swing, and what better way to warm yourself than with a steaming cup of home-made chili.With hopes of keeping camaraderie and morale high, Marines and civilian employees held the Headquarters and Support Battalion Chili Cook-Off aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, recently.Marines competed MORE
Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce names service member of the quarter October 31, 2013 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - The Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce military affairs committee recognized a service member who went above and beyond to accomplish tasks given to them recognizing the 30th anniversary of the Beirut bombing aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 21. With the purpose of maintaining and continually MORE
Ghouls, goblins and monsters await patrons at Terror Town October 31, 2013 — MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Patrons will have no shortage of fear and living nightmares at Terror Town held at the Area 3 Gym aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and 2. Marine Corps Community Services offered visitors an opportunity to be frightened while navigating through the gym, which was transformed to a haunted MORE
Marines help build home for disabled soldier October 31, 2013 — More than a dozen Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River volunteered their time to help a service member in need through United Way of Onslow County’s initiative, Volunteer Onslow, Oct. 21 through Oct. 24.Dereck Coble, a former Army infantryman was hit by an improvised explosive device during a deployment MORE

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