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The Military Battle Challenge is a high commitment and ability-based military action sport comprised of job-related tasks and marksmanship skills allowing side-by-side individual and team competition against the clock on a mirrored course.  The Military Battle Challenge will be open for daytime unit participation from 20-21 July.  From 1600 - 2000, individuals, to include civilians, are invited to participate.  Boots and utilities (or civilian equivalent for non-military) is required for participation in the Military Battle Challenge.  Helmets, gloves, laser rifle, and other required gear will be provided.
Military Battle Challenge - July 20-23
The Military Battle Challenge is a high commitment and ability-based military action sport comprised of job-related tasks and marksmanship skills allowing side-by-side individual and team competition against the clock on a mirrored course. The Military Battle Challenge will be open for daytime unit participation from 20-21 July. From 1600 - 2000, individuals, to include civilians, are invited to participate. Boots and utilities (or civilian equivalent for non-military) is required for participation in the Military Battle Challenge. Helmets, gloves, laser rifle, and other required gear will be provided.
Like many other activities involving high speeds and heavy machinery, riding an ATV can be risky. To stay safe, follow ATV safety tips. Take knowledge to the extreme and learn more about these important tips for safer riding:

• Get trained 
• Wear a helmet 
• Keep children on appropriate sized quads 
• Don’t ride with a passenger unless your quad is designed for passengers
• Don’t ride on pavement 
• Don’t ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol
101 Critical Days of Summer - Week 9 - ATV Safety
Like many other activities involving high speeds and heavy machinery, riding an ATV can be risky. To stay safe, follow ATV safety tips. Take knowledge to the extreme and learn more about these important tips for safer riding: • Get trained • Wear a helmet • Keep children on appropriate sized quads • Don’t ride with a passenger unless your quad is designed for passengers • Don’t ride on pavement • Don’t ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol
This secure Department of Defense website provides a single gateway for you to find comprehensive information on military-operated or military-approved child care programs worldwide. With MilitaryChildCare.com, you create an account and maintain a family profile that you can access at any time from any location.

By improving and simplifying the child care search process, MilitaryChildCare.com helps you make informed decisions about your child care needs.
MilitaryChildcare.com is now available for the Camp Pendleton Community!!
This secure Department of Defense website provides a single gateway for you to find comprehensive information on military-operated or military-approved child care programs worldwide. With MilitaryChildCare.com, you create an account and maintain a family profile that you can access at any time from any location. By improving and simplifying the child care search process, MilitaryChildCare.com helps you make informed decisions about your child care needs.
Marines with the Advanced Infantryman, Machinegun, Mortarman, Assaultman and Anti-Tank Missileman courses conduct the Final Field Exercise, a live-fire exercise which engages the students’ leadership abilities by allowing them a degree of flexibility in planning and accomplishing a company-wide mission.

The courses introduce students to advanced concepts, new technology, techniques tactics and procedures through classroom instruction, lecture, practical application, field training, and live fire exercises.
Advanced Infantry Courses hone warfighting skills, shape future Marine leaders
Marines with the Advanced Infantryman, Machinegun, Mortarman, Assaultman and Anti-Tank Missileman courses conduct the Final Field Exercise, a live-fire exercise which engages the students’ leadership abilities by allowing them a degree of flexibility in planning and accomplishing a company-wide mission. The courses introduce students to advanced concepts, new technology, techniques tactics and procedures through classroom instruction, lecture, practical application, field training, and live fire exercises.
Heat injuries can occur when workers are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments (cdc.gov, 2015). Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes.

Prevention of heat injuries is important. Training should be provided to workers so that they understand what heat stress it and how it affects their health and safety as well as how it can be prevented.
101 Days of Summer - Week 8 - Heat Injury Safety & Prevention
Heat injuries can occur when workers are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments (cdc.gov, 2015). Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes. Prevention of heat injuries is important. Training should be provided to workers so that they understand what heat stress it and how it affects their health and safety as well as how it can be prevented.
Network with employers from the Dept. of Defense and other Federal agencies & private sector firms. For transitioning service members, veterans and their families.
Hiring Heroes Career Fair - July 15
Network with employers from the Dept. of Defense and other Federal agencies & private sector firms. For transitioning service members, veterans and their families.
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/
DoD Military Spouse Networking Event at Marine & Family Programs (Building 13150) July 14 from 12:30pm-2:30pm.  Learn about civilian career opportunities, special hiring authorities and how DoD jobs are filled and more!
DoD Military Spouse Networking Event - July 14
DoD Military Spouse Networking Event at Marine & Family Programs (Building 13150) July 14 from 12:30pm-2:30pm. Learn about civilian career opportunities, special hiring authorities and how DoD jobs are filled and more!
Each year thousands are injured due to 
preventable recreational water incidents. 

Every boater should be aware of the dangers in and out of the water and how to protect themselves and their passengers.

Learn more...
101 Days of Summer - Week 7 -Watercraft Safety
Each year thousands are injured due to preventable recreational water incidents. Every boater should be aware of the dangers in and out of the water and how to protect themselves and their passengers. Learn more...
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.
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)
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:
Camp Pendleton News
Camp Pendleton hosts Military Battle Challenge

By Lance Cpl. Asia J. Sorenson | July 23, 2015

Camp Pendleton service members competed in the Military Battle Challenge, Commanding General’s Cup MORE
Advanced Infantry Courses hone warfighting skills, shape future Marine leaders

By Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez | July 14, 2015

The cadenced crack of machineguns and assault rifle fire echoed through the ravines, punctuated by MORE
Camp Pendleton maintains vernal pools to continue environmental initiative

By Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs | July 10, 2015

Camp Pendleton is continuously maintaining vernal pool habitats in an effort to preserve the MORE
Service members help fallen brother’s widow start her new beginning

By Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez | July 1, 2015

This is a story about a soldier coming home, not a Marine. As a Marine, I don’t often write about MORE


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