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Camp Lejeune News

February, 2014

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USO class teaches Marines finance skills February 27, 2014 — Young service members have many pitfalls to avoid if they want a sound financial future.For Lance Cpl. Leilani Montanio, a warehouse clerk with 2nd Supply Battalion, and many Marines like her, starting the road to a smart financial future meant learning about money from top finance professionals at the USO of North Carolina in Jacksonville, Feb. MORE
North Carolina Farm Bureau’s directors visit Camp Lejeune February 24, 2014 — More than 50 members of the North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors toured training facilities aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Feb. 24.Attendees met at the Paradise Point Officer’s Club, where they dined with Col. James Clark, the deputy commander of Marine Corps Installations East - Camp Lejeune and Col. Brent W. Bien, director for MORE
USO sponsors No Dough Dinner for active-duty serve members February 24, 2014 — The USO North Carolina, Jacksonville Center, hosts a No Dough Dinner on the last Monday of every month for active-duty service members E-6 and below.The dinner is hosted for service members who are struggling financially and provides a fun atmosphere for them to meet others. “We try and lift the spirits of our military members and their families,” MORE
Heritage Dinner Dance honors Montford Point Marines February 22, 2014 — The legacy of the 20,000 service members who overcame discrimination to train at Montford Point was honored with stirring speeches during the 26th annual Heritage Dinner Dance at the Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Feb. 22.More than 200 guests, including Montford Point Marines Turner G. Blount, F.M. Hooper, Norman Preston MORE
Two tons of snow covers Swansboro for Snow Up The Park February 21, 2014 — The temperatures soared into the 60s, but more than two tons of snow fell at the Snow Up The Park event to aid the sledding and wintery fun shared by the attendees, Feb. 21. The event was held at the Swansboro Municipal Park and consisted of three snow-filled sledding slopes, a play area filled with snow, food vendors, live DJ, arts and crafts and MORE
Fathers, daughters enjoy dancing aboard base February 14, 2014 — Marine Corps Community Services held the 4th annual Tiny Miss and Young Miss Daddy-Daughter dances at Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Saturday.The event was the perfect time for fathers and daughters to spend time together dancing, taking pictures and enjoying each other’s company.“I just got back from a deployment,” said MORE
Officials strive to improve safety awareness February 11, 2014 — Base officials are working to find new ways of keeping service members aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune safe.Incidents due to drunk driving and unsafe driving conditions have led to the death of four Marines this year, which could have been avoided.“Our primary mission is to keep everyone aboard the base safe,” said Maj. Robert E. Cato, the MORE
Police officer rescues overturned motorist in winter weather car accident February 11, 2014 — An off-duty patrolman saved a man from the wreckage of a submerged vehicle in a storm pond during the recent winter-storm in Jacksonville, N.C.Jarret White, a Marine Corps veteran and lieutenant with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s Provost Marshal office, was driving home after a shift through Winter Storm Leon’s sleet when he saw a vehicle begin MORE
Arrive Alive providing Marines with safe ride home February 11, 2014 — The Marine Corps Arrive Alive program promotes drunk driving prevention and helps Marines stay safe while on liberty.The program allows Marines and sailors to contact participating taxi companies and give them the Arrive Alive card. The taxi driver will drive the service member to the battalion officer of the day, who will provide payment for the MORE
Changes to Marine Security Guard screening February 11, 2014 — Marines interested in advancing their careers through the Marine Security Guard Program will experience new changes to the screening requirements.The changes, published in Marine Corps Order P1326.6D, are implemented to vet a better applicant, said Master Sgt. Frazier Trusty, Marine Corps Installations East career planner. “Becoming part of the MSG MORE

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