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The 2015 Beach Bash will feature live bands, exciting kids’ activities, tribute to heroes video, fireworks show, drawings for the Ken Grody Ford Cash Prizes and 2015 Ford Focus STi. 

Hit the sand and surf early and plan to stay late.
Celebrate the 4th of July at Del Mar Beach Resort!
The 2015 Beach Bash will feature live bands, exciting kids’ activities, tribute to heroes video, fireworks show, drawings for the Ken Grody Ford Cash Prizes and 2015 Ford Focus STi. Hit the sand and surf early and plan to stay late.
101 Days of Summer Safety Campaign - Firework Safety!

Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. However, they are not safe in the hands of many consumers. 

Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. People can enjoy fireworks safely if they follow a few simple safety tips.

Learn more at links provided below.
101 Days of Summer - Week 6 - Firework Safety
101 Days of Summer Safety Campaign - Firework Safety! Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. However, they are not safe in the hands of many consumers. Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. People can enjoy fireworks safely if they follow a few simple safety tips. Learn more at links provided below.
Gen. John F. Kelly, center, and Command Sgt. Maj. William B. Zaiser, left, presented Sgt. Maj. Juan M. Hidalgo Jr. with the Defense Superior Service Medal during Hidalgo’s retirement ceremony at the 11 Area Parade Field, June 26. The Defense Superior Service Medal is a senior American military decoration of the Department of Defense, awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces who perform superior meritorious service in a position of significant responsibility. Kelly is the commander of the U.S. Southern Command and Zaiser is the command senior enlisted advisor to U.S. Southern Command. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Asia J. Sorenson/Released)
Sergeant Major retirement ceremony
Gen. John F. Kelly, center, and Command Sgt. Maj. William B. Zaiser, left, presented Sgt. Maj. Juan M. Hidalgo Jr. with the Defense Superior Service Medal during Hidalgo’s retirement ceremony at the 11 Area Parade Field, June 26. The Defense Superior Service Medal is a senior American military decoration of the Department of Defense, awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces who perform superior meritorious service in a position of significant responsibility. Kelly is the commander of the U.S. Southern Command and Zaiser is the command senior enlisted advisor to U.S. Southern Command. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Asia J. Sorenson/Released)
Camp Pendleton’s Consumer Confidence Report provides information on the quality of the water provided to residents and personnel who lived and worked aboard Camp Pendleton during 2014.

A copy of this report is being mailed to all residences on Camp Pendleton. The report may also be viewed on the Camp Pendleton Website at link provided below.  

Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre su agua potable. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien.
Camp Pendleton’s Consumer Confidence Report for 2014
Camp Pendleton’s Consumer Confidence Report provides information on the quality of the water provided to residents and personnel who lived and worked aboard Camp Pendleton during 2014. A copy of this report is being mailed to all residences on Camp Pendleton. The report may also be viewed on the Camp Pendleton Website at link provided below. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre su agua potable. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien.
Active duty members along with their spouses speak regarding the importance of the school liaison program. Its mission is to identify and coordinate community resources that reduce the impact surrounding the mobile military lifestyle of military school-aged children. Additionally, other initiatives facilitate support services that assist children/youth with relocation, life transitions and achieving academic success.
PCS "Positive Change of Schools" Video
Active duty members along with their spouses speak regarding the importance of the school liaison program. Its mission is to identify and coordinate community resources that reduce the impact surrounding the mobile military lifestyle of military school-aged children. Additionally, other initiatives facilitate support services that assist children/youth with relocation, life transitions and achieving academic success.
MCI-West is comprised of five major installations on the West Coast, such as Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow. Brig. Gen. Edward D. Banta, Commanding General, MCI-West, is implementing new practices aboard the bases to achieve water efficiency goals as outlined in a policy letter released May 28. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Thomas Mudd)
Commanding General Issues Drought Response Policy Letter
MCI-West is comprised of five major installations on the West Coast, such as Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow. Brig. Gen. Edward D. Banta, Commanding General, MCI-West, is implementing new practices aboard the bases to achieve water efficiency goals as outlined in a policy letter released May 28. (Official Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Thomas Mudd)
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 The Marine Cops Insider: An inside look at the gear and equipment we use in today's Corps.
1st Tank Battalion, Desert Scimitar 2014
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Alcohol-related mishaps kill and injure Sailors and Marines every summer. In 2014, the number of California DUI arrests was 214,828. 

Drunken driving laws nationwide make it illegal to drive with blood alcohol content (BAC) at or above 0.08%. For people under 21-years-old, “zero tolerance” laws make it illegal to drive with any measurable amount of alcohol in their system. 

There are strategies that have been found to be effective for reducing or preventing drunk driving.  Click the below website link to learn more…
101 Days of Summer - Week 5 - DUI Awareness
Alcohol-related mishaps kill and injure Sailors and Marines every summer. In 2014, the number of California DUI arrests was 214,828. Drunken driving laws nationwide make it illegal to drive with blood alcohol content (BAC) at or above 0.08%. For people under 21-years-old, “zero tolerance” laws make it illegal to drive with any measurable amount of alcohol in their system. There are strategies that have been found to be effective for reducing or preventing drunk driving. Click the below website link to learn more…
Visitors, employees, and residents aboard the base may see an increase in security activity due to increased FPCON.  

There may also be an increase in traffic delays at the gates.  All visitors to the base should be prepared to provide proper identification and specific details as to their destination prior to being granted access to the installation.  This includes patrons of the Golf Course, Paint Ball facility, and bicyclists.

Residents of the installation are asked to continue their vigilance and report suspicious activity through the Camp Pendleton Eagle Eyes program, by calling (877)-356-EYES (3937) or going to http://www.usmceagleeyes.org.
FPCON raised to Bravo
Visitors, employees, and residents aboard the base may see an increase in security activity due to increased FPCON. There may also be an increase in traffic delays at the gates. All visitors to the base should be prepared to provide proper identification and specific details as to their destination prior to being granted access to the installation. This includes patrons of the Golf Course, Paint Ball facility, and bicyclists. Residents of the installation are asked to continue their vigilance and report suspicious activity through the Camp Pendleton Eagle Eyes program, by calling (877)-356-EYES (3937) or going to http://www.usmceagleeyes.org.
With summer here, more people spend time outdoors and in and around the water.  Water safety should be practiced with adults, and children. According to an American Red Cross survey only 56% of adults who say they can swim are able to perform five critical water-safety skills that could save their lives. Before entering the water, learn or practice these skills.

Click the website link to learn more...
101 Days of Summer - Week 4 - Swimming Safety
With summer here, more people spend time outdoors and in and around the water. Water safety should be practiced with adults, and children. According to an American Red Cross survey only 56% of adults who say they can swim are able to perform five critical water-safety skills that could save their lives. Before entering the water, learn or practice these skills. Click the website link to learn more...
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently became aware of a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data that may have compromised the personal information of current and former Federal employees.
 
OPM has begun notifying affected current and former federal employees and will continue through June 19, 2015 (or until complete).

Notifications will be sent by U.S. Postal Service via a letter or from the email sender opmcio@csid.com.

Learn more at: http://www.opm.gov/
U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Cybersecurity Breach
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently became aware of a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data that may have compromised the personal information of current and former Federal employees. OPM has begun notifying affected current and former federal employees and will continue through June 19, 2015 (or until complete). Notifications will be sent by U.S. Postal Service via a letter or from the email sender opmcio@csid.com. Learn more at: http://www.opm.gov/
The Marine Corps wants to hear about your PCS experiences with school-aged children.  

What are your family's K-12 education needs? 

Let's make your PCS a Positive Change of Schools for your children! 

Please clicke the website link to take the survey:
School Liaison PCS Survey
The Marine Corps wants to hear about your PCS experiences with school-aged children. What are your family's K-12 education needs? Let's make your PCS a Positive Change of Schools for your children! Please clicke the website link to take the survey:
More than 6,000 racers participated in the opening day of the 2015 World Famous Mud Run here, June 6. The Mud Run, open to authorized military and civilian participants, includes a 10k and a 5k option with hills, tire obstacles, river crossings, two 5-foot walls with mud on both sides, a tunnel crawl, a cargo net climb and a final 30-foot long mud pit. The series will also have a 1k kids’ Mud Run for children ages 4 to 12. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Asia Sorenson)
2015 World Famous Mud Run
More than 6,000 racers participated in the opening day of the 2015 World Famous Mud Run here, June 6. The Mud Run, open to authorized military and civilian participants, includes a 10k and a 5k option with hills, tire obstacles, river crossings, two 5-foot walls with mud on both sides, a tunnel crawl, a cargo net climb and a final 30-foot long mud pit. The series will also have a 1k kids’ Mud Run for children ages 4 to 12. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Asia Sorenson)
Camp Pendleton News
Combat instructors provide higher standard of combat education to new Marines

By Lance Cpl. Asia Sorenson | June 23, 2015

A 20-kilometer hike. A series of written exams and evaluations. A first class physical fitness test MORE
MCI-West, Camp Pendleton conducts Exercise Semper Durus 2015

By Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs | June 19, 2015

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton conducted Exercise Semper Durus, a full-scale base Force Protection MORE
Camp Pendleton conducts active shooter response exercise

By Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs | June 17, 2015

The 21 Area Guard, the Provost Marshal’s Office and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service MORE
Camp Pendleton conducts hazardous materials exercise as part of Semper Durus

By Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs | June 15, 2015

The Camp Pendleton Fire Department, the San Diego County Environmental Health Department and the MORE


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News from around the Corps
Prayer and play retreat offered for Men

By | Marine Corps Base Quantico | June 30, 2015

The Catholic community aboard Quantico is offering free admission for any active duty military for a Pray and Play weekend retreat to be held in nearby Prince William Forest Park, cabin compound 4. Married men may bring their sons if they are 12 or older. The retreat runs from 5 p.m. on July 9 to noon on July 12. MORE
Officials prohibit fireworks aboard MCLB Albany, stress safety during holiday tradition off base

By | June 30, 2015 | June 30, 2015

For many Americans, fireworks are a family tradition when celebrating Independence Day. However, MORE
F-35 training system, logistic system ready for operations

By | Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona | June 30, 2015

The U.S. Marine Corps’ F-35 program took another step forward as two key capabilities were delivered to support the service’s first operational squadron. MORE
F-35 training system, logistic system ready for operations

By | MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. – | June 30, 2015

The U.S. Marine Corps’ F-35 program took another step forward as two key capabilities were delivered MORE