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Camp Lejeune News

March, 2014

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Urgent Response drill tests emergency response readiness aboard Lejeune March 26, 2014 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune will host its annual Urgent Response drill to provide the training and evaluation of emergency response plans aboard base April 3, at 8:30 a.m. in the II Marine Expeditionary Force area.This year’s scenario involves active shooters with mass casualties escalating into a barricaded hostage situation.Joseph Hanks, MORE
Hoopii set to retire, pass post to Berry March 26, 2014 — For the last three years, many of Sgt. Maj. Ernest K. Hoopii’s mornings have begun watching colors rise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s headquarters building.Those moments are some of the memories, the sergeant major of Marine Corps Installations East - MCB Camp Lejeune values most as he looks forward to a new phase in his life, said MORE
Teachers win Lejeune March Madness 73-60 March 21, 2014 — Students and staff of Lejeune High School hosted the first Lejeune March Madness basketball game at the Lejeune High School gymnasium aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Friday.“Lejeune High School’s sophomore class organized the event to raise money for their junior prom,” said Shari McPeak, social studies teacher and sophomore class sponsor. MORE
Headquarters Support Battalion completes stamina course March 20, 2014 — Marines with Headquarters Support Battalion traversed obstacles while building camaraderie during the Commander’s Cup Challenge aboard Stone Bay Rifle Range, March 20.The stamina course challenged the Marines with 10 obstacles over more than four miles.“The course was very challenging,” said Cpl. Caleb Gill, distribution management specialist with MORE
Naval Hospital improves facilities, enhances patient care March 19, 2014 — Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune is undergoing construction and renovations to improve facilities and enhance the quality of patient care aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.The $58 million project is scheduled to be completed by late summer 2015 to keep up with an increasing number of patients, advancements in medicine and technology.“The hospital MORE
VFW honors Heroes Elementary teacher March 19, 2014 — Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars awarded Maria Cruz as the 2013 VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award, at Heroes Elementary School aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, March 19.The annual VFW award recognizes a special teacher who not only positively influences the students in the classroom, but also the surrounding community MORE
24th Marine Expeditionary Unit welcomes the Marine Corps’ first female MEU sergeant major March 14, 2014 — Sgt. Maj. Octaviano Gallegos, Jr. relinquished the duties of sergeant major of 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit to Sgt. Maj. Lanette Wright aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, March 14.Wright became the first female MEU sergeant major in the history of the Marine Corps.“Today is a chance for me to serve the Marine Corps at a higher level, I’m MORE
Students, families gather for Hoops-N-Dreams Jamboree March 14, 2014 — Students, families and volunteers gathered for the 2nd annual Hoops-N-Dreams Jamboree at the Goettge Memorial Field House aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, March 14.The event is designed to bring children together and teach them the importance of acceptance and teamwork, both in the classroom and on the basketball court.During the jamboree, MORE
Infopalooza brings resources, information to base March 13, 2014 — More than 50 organizations will gather at Headquarters Support Battalion’s Infopalooza at the Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, March 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will offer a wide range of resources, from base activities, such as youth sports and the Exceptional Family Member Program, to outside resources such as the MORE
Range Control ‘last line of defense’ in training March 13, 2014 — Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s Range Control ensures the safety of the service members throughout the base’s many training areas. Blackburn, the call sign for Range Control’s fire desk operators, uses various technologies and years of military experience to monitor the base’s air, land and sea in real-time to keep service members safe.The base’s MORE

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