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    CAMP PENDELTON, Calif. -- Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy, shakes hands with Marines at the ship naming ceremony for the new Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer, the USS Basilone (DDG-122), at the 1st Marine Division Headquarters, Aug. 16, 2016. The USS Basilone is scheduled to be commissioned in 2022. (Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Emmanuel Necoechea)
    Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer officially named the (DD-122) USS Basilone
    CAMP PENDELTON, Calif. -- Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy, shakes hands with Marines at the ship naming ceremony for the new Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer, the USS Basilone (DDG-122), at the 1st Marine Division Headquarters, Aug. 16, 2016. The USS Basilone is scheduled to be commissioned in 2022. (Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Emmanuel Necoechea)
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Camp Pendleton hosts tour for the Marine Corps Executive Forum, August 4.  The Marine Corps Executive Forum is a daylong program that gives executive leaders the opportunity to experience the Marine Corps firsthand. During the tour the MCEF members rode in a helicopter, shot the M16A4 Service Rifle and visited the Infantry Immersion Trainer.
    Camp Pendleton hosts Marine Corps Executive Forum
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Camp Pendleton hosts tour for the Marine Corps Executive Forum, August 4. The Marine Corps Executive Forum is a daylong program that gives executive leaders the opportunity to experience the Marine Corps firsthand. During the tour the MCEF members rode in a helicopter, shot the M16A4 Service Rifle and visited the Infantry Immersion Trainer.
    Brig. Gen. Kevin Killea, Commanding General, Marine Corps Installations - West / Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, and SgtMaj. Julio Meza, MCI-West / Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton SgtMaj., tour Camp Pendleton with members of the U. S. Forest Service during a brush fire, July 24, 2016. The fire, which began July 21, burned over 1,300 acres aboard Camp Pendleton. Photo courtesy Col. Patrick Gramuglia.
    Roblar Fire
    Brig. Gen. Kevin Killea, Commanding General, Marine Corps Installations - West / Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, and SgtMaj. Julio Meza, MCI-West / Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton SgtMaj., tour Camp Pendleton with members of the U. S. Forest Service during a brush fire, July 24, 2016. The fire, which began July 21, burned over 1,300 acres aboard Camp Pendleton. Photo courtesy Col. Patrick Gramuglia.
    A U.S. Marine Corps mounted color guard presents the colors during a change of command ceremony for Marine Corps Installations West-Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, at the Santa Margarita Ranch House National Historic Site on Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 15, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brian D. Bekkala)
    MCIWEST-MCB CG Change of Command
    A U.S. Marine Corps mounted color guard presents the colors during a change of command ceremony for Marine Corps Installations West-Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, at the Santa Margarita Ranch House National Historic Site on Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 15, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brian D. Bekkala)
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Children participate in a Summer Baseball Camp at the Wire Mountain baseball field with former professional baseball player Adrian Burnside, July 12. Twenty two children took part in the four-day camp where they learned fundamentals such as catching, throwing and fielding.
    Camp Pendleton Summer Baseball Camp
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Children participate in a Summer Baseball Camp at the Wire Mountain baseball field with former professional baseball player Adrian Burnside, July 12. Twenty two children took part in the four-day camp where they learned fundamentals such as catching, throwing and fielding.
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Camp Pendleton and Marine Corps Community Services hosts the 2016 Beach Bash at the Del Mar Beach here, July 4. Music, recreational activities, giveaways as well as food and refreshments were available to Marines, Sailors and their families.
    Camp Pendleton hosts 2016 Beach Bash
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Camp Pendleton and Marine Corps Community Services hosts the 2016 Beach Bash at the Del Mar Beach here, July 4. Music, recreational activities, giveaways as well as food and refreshments were available to Marines, Sailors and their families.
    Fire fighters from the surrounding area prepare a hose to fight a fire during fire school on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 15, 2016. Fire School is run the Camp Pendleton Fire Department to integrate multiple fire departments and develop coordination to better their ability to fight fires together. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brian Bekkala/MCIWEST-MCB Camp Pen Combat Camera/Released)
    Camp Pendleton Fire Department Fire School
    Fire fighters from the surrounding area prepare a hose to fight a fire during fire school on Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 15, 2016. Fire School is run the Camp Pendleton Fire Department to integrate multiple fire departments and develop coordination to better their ability to fight fires together. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Brian Bekkala/MCIWEST-MCB Camp Pen Combat Camera/Released)
    Approximately 2000 Marines and Sailors participated in the 2016 World Famous mud Run by Lake O'Neill here, June 3. The race was part of the Commanding General's Cup and covered about 6.5 miles. The race included a number of obstacles such as several mud pits, an ammo can run, a mud wall and many more. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Travis Jordan/Released)
    2016 Commanding General's Cup Mud Run
    Approximately 2000 Marines and Sailors participated in the 2016 World Famous mud Run by Lake O'Neill here, June 3. The race was part of the Commanding General's Cup and covered about 6.5 miles. The race included a number of obstacles such as several mud pits, an ammo can run, a mud wall and many more. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Travis Jordan/Released)
    Camp Pendleton’s 31 Area Edson Range Mess Hall received the Maj. Gen. William Pendleton Thompson Hill Award for best full food service mess hall in the Marine Corps, May 31. The W.P.T. Hill Award was established in 1985 to improve food service operation and recognize the best messes in the Marine Corps.
    Camp Pendleton Mess Hall Receives Foodservice Award
    Camp Pendleton’s 31 Area Edson Range Mess Hall received the Maj. Gen. William Pendleton Thompson Hill Award for best full food service mess hall in the Marine Corps, May 31. The W.P.T. Hill Award was established in 1985 to improve food service operation and recognize the best messes in the Marine Corps.
    Amphibious Assault Vehicles assault the beach after launching from the USS Essex (LHD 2) during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation Feb. 25, 2016. The MCCRE evaluates the readiness of the Marines of Company A, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion prior to their deployment to Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Valero/ Released)
    Marines take on the sea, shore, air
    Amphibious Assault Vehicles assault the beach after launching from the USS Essex (LHD 2) during a Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation Feb. 25, 2016. The MCCRE evaluates the readiness of the Marines of Company A, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion prior to their deployment to Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Timothy Valero/ Released)
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Camp Pendleton hosts a Multi-Cultural Day to celebrate the contributions of the different cultures in the United States and the military at the Mainside Patio here, May 26. More than 40 Marines and civilians with Marine Corps Installations - West, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Logistics Group and I Marine Expeditionary Force set up booths and exhibits in order to foster a sense of unity among the diverse groups serving within the military.
    Camp Pendleton hosts Multi-Cultural Day
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Camp Pendleton hosts a Multi-Cultural Day to celebrate the contributions of the different cultures in the United States and the military at the Mainside Patio here, May 26. More than 40 Marines and civilians with Marine Corps Installations - West, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Logistics Group and I Marine Expeditionary Force set up booths and exhibits in order to foster a sense of unity among the diverse groups serving within the military.
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    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.
    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.
    Camp Pendleton hosts the Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016 at Las Pulgas Lake, May 5. The Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016 combines elements of aviation and ground units from Camp Pendleton, 3rd Marine Air Wing, Navy Region Southwest, The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and the San Diego's Sheriff's Department. (Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Emmanuel Necoechea/RELEASED)
    Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016
    Camp Pendleton hosts the Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016 at Las Pulgas Lake, May 5. The Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016 combines elements of aviation and ground units from Camp Pendleton, 3rd Marine Air Wing, Navy Region Southwest, The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and the San Diego's Sheriff's Department. (Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Emmanuel Necoechea/RELEASED)
    Camp Pendleton hosts the Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016 at Las Pulgas Lake, May 5. The Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016 combines elements of aviation and ground units from Camp Pendleton, 3rd Marine Air Wing, Navy Region Southwest, The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and the San Diego's Sheriff's Department. (Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Emmanuel Necoechea/RELEASED)
    Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016
    Camp Pendleton hosts the Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016 at Las Pulgas Lake, May 5. The Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2016 combines elements of aviation and ground units from Camp Pendleton, 3rd Marine Air Wing, Navy Region Southwest, The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and the San Diego's Sheriff's Department. (Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Emmanuel Necoechea/RELEASED)
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    Arleigh-Burke Class Destroyer Officially Named the (DD-122) USS Basilone By Lance Cpl. Emmanuel Necoechea | August 16, 2016

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