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Victims remembered during domestic violence candlelight vigil October 30, 2013 — More than 100 members of the community honored victims and survivors of domestic violence at a candlelight vigil hosted by the Onslow Women’s Center in downtown Jacksonville, Oct. 24.Individuals shared their stories of hope and service members read the names and rang a bell in remembrance of the lives lost to domestic violence in the past MORE
Young Marines celebrate birthday, traditions October 30, 2013 — The Young Marines of Eastern North Carolina celebrated the 48th annual birthday of the Young Marines at the Paradise Point Officers’ Club aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 19.The Young Marines from 1st and 2nd Battalion celebrated the long lived birthday tradition with a color guard, honor guard and cake cutting ceremony. Retired Sgt. MORE
Toys for Tots program kicks off Nov. 1 October 30, 2013 — The Toys for Tots annual gift-giving program kicks off its campaign aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and across Onslow County, Nov. 1. The program began when Maj. Bill Hendricks and the Marines under his command wanted to give to less fortunate children during Christmas. Hendricks and his Marines collected more than 5,000 used toys during MORE
Military families celebrate fall at Pumpkin Bash October 30, 2013 — Military children and their families dressed in playful and spooky costumes to enjoy a day of scary stories, games, crafts and more at the free Family Pumpkin Bash at the Tarawa Terrace Community Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Friday. The free event included pony rides, a petting zoo, an inflatable bounce house, crafts, a costume MORE
Construction to impact traffic October 30, 2013 — A section of Brewster Boulevard aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is scheduled to be closed from Nov. 6 to 11. The area of Brewster Boulevard between Charles Street, which borders the Paradise Point Golf Course and Barnett Way, near Heroes Manor, is set to close in order to set girders down for the foundation of a bridge along the upcoming base MORE
Marine, singer connect through children’s condition October 26, 2013 — It’s 3 a.m., and the monitors keeping track of Ezekiel Johnson’s heart beep loudly in the home of Staff Sgt. Donald Johnson, the staff noncommissioned officer in charge of the Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.Johnson jumps from his bed to his 2-year-old son’s crib a few feet away. It’s time to go to the MORE
Military children learn archery fundamentals October 24, 2013 — The fall after school archery camp provided the opportunity for 7 to 10-year-olds to learn archery fundamentals at the Tarawa Terrace Community Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 24.While students learned the fundamentals of archery, instructors focused on firing line safety and archery basics, such as loading the arrow, proper MORE
Community gathers to commemorate 30th anniversary of Beirut bombing October 23, 2013 — Hundreds of veterans, military personnel and members of the community gathered to commemorate the anniversary of the Beirut barracks bombing during the Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony hosted by the City of Jacksonville in cooperation with Marine Corps Installations East, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and the Beirut Memorial Advisory Board at MORE
Marine NCO creates school for Haitian children October 23, 2013 — On a building made of stained, cut stones and mortar, a sign says “Ecole Mixte Secour d’En Haut,” which translates into the Help From Heaven School of Mixed Gender in Thomassique, Haiti.An old, wooden door barely held together opens to dozens of eyes from young students who look up from their crude benches used as desks.The young students gaze to MORE
Cross-Country conference finals hosted at Lejeune October 23, 2013 — Pamlico County High School won the Coastal Plains 1A Conference Cross-Country finals for both boys and girls at Lejeune High School aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Oct. 15. “We had a couple of goals this year, the first was to win the conference championship game, and we did that today,” said Paul Delamar, Pamlico’s Boys Cross-Country Team MORE

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