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US Coast Guard celebrate 224 years of service August 14, 2014 — Coastguardsmen from across North Carolina came together to celebrate 224 years of service during the Coast Guard Ball at Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Aug. 8.Congress created a small fleet of cutters known as the Revenue Cutter Service Aug. 4, 1790, the official Coast Guard birthday. The Revenue Cutter Service enforced MORE
Midshipmen experience USMC with CORTRAMID August 14, 2014 — Members of Reserve Officers' Training Corps participated in Marine Week for Career Orientation and Training for Midshipmen, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River Aug. 4 through 8.It was an opportunity for the future Marine Corps and Navy officers to gain exposure to military life and to the troops they may one MORE
Phoenixes rise from intramural ashes to win Summer Slam Softball Tournament August 9, 2014 — Marines and sailors from the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune area gathered aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River to enjoy the Marine Corps Community Services’ Summer Slam Softball Tournament, Aug. 9.Starting in the early morning hours, the tournament was a hit with nine teams from various units participating, giving their all in hopes to win the MORE
Governor visits Camp Lejeune August 8, 2014 — North Carolina governor Pat McCrory met with local commanders during a visit aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune to express his dedication to service members, Aug. 8.McCrory recently signed Senate Bill 761 into law, which gives service members the opportunity to transfer their military training into college credits though University of North MORE
Destructive weather? Active shooter? Marine Corps Mass Notification System offers quick warning August 7, 2014 — In case of installation-wide emergencies, members of the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune community can opt to be notified through the Marine Corps Mass Notification System. The system uses texts, phone calls, emails and announcements from speakers throughout the installation to notify personnel and residents of urgent threats, including destructive MORE
Regional contracting office: Where government, businesses meet August 7, 2014 — The regional contracting office aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune works with various contractors to support the missions of the service members aboard base.The RCO serves as a middle ground between contractors and the service by procuring supplies and services from barracks furnishings to information technology support, for Marine Corps MORE
Operation Noble Heart facilitates base volunteer efforts August 7, 2014 — German physician and Nobel Peace Prize winner Albert Schweitzer once said, “Wherever a man turns, he can find someone who needs him.”This timeless quote is taken to heart at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune through the volunteer efforts of service members and civilians on base. Operation Noble Heart, run by the Single Marine Program, is a primary way MORE
Haitian native leverages local support to help homeland August 7, 2014 — A Marine retiree initiated a project to help children in her homeland of Haiti with the help of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station New River and local communities.Joele Montes, who retired after 22 years as a Marine and served the military community as a prevention specialist with Marine Corps Community Services for more than MORE
FARP provides nearby place for aircraft to refuel, reload July 31, 2014 — A Forward Arming and Refueling Point was established atMarine Corps Outlying Field Camp Davis, near Holly Ridge, N.C., to supportaircraft and provide real-world training experience to Marines from MarineCorps Air Station New River from July 8 through 10. The FARP allowedMarines from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269 to refuel and MORE
Former New River employee awarded with meritorious civilian service award July 31, 2014 — With jokes, jabs and joy, Marine Corps Air Station New River personnel said goodbye to a beloved civilian employee and awarded her with the meritorious civilian service award at the Eagle’s Nest Officers’ Club, July 10.Kathy Zerba, the former office management specialist and community liaison coordinator for the air station commanding officer, was MORE

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