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Camp Pendleton and Oceanside host Ironman Triathlon March 30, 2015 — More than 3,000 athletes from around the world ran, swam and cycled their way through base and the city Oceanside during the 2015 Ironman 70.3 California Triathlon, March 28.The triathlon is a test of endurance that requires competitors to swim 1.2 miles of the coast of Oceanside, 56 miles of biking through Camp Pendleton and a 13.1 mile run back MORE
Preparing for Wildfires, Week One: Evacuation Plans and Emergency Preparedness Kits March 27, 2015 — Fire season is fast approaching and while training areas are at the highest risk for fires, areas of the base with overgrown vegetation are also at risk during dry spells of weather.Every year, Camp Pendleton firefighters extinguish nearly 300 wildfires on base. Last year, more than 24,062 acres of land burned which is twice more than the acreage MORE
Volunteers, Marines clean up Camp Pendleton beach March 19, 2015 — California Pizza Kitchen sent more than 700 Volunteers to assist School of Infantry – West Marines and Sailors to clean and renovate areas of San Onofre Beach, March 18. The volunteers from California Pizza Kitchen consisted of managers and their friends and operate as a charity through the Inspired Acts project.The California Pizza Kitchen MORE
City by the Bay hosts Pendleton’s Single Marine Program March 18, 2015 — I felt ready to go, I just didn’t know what to expect.I’d paid my $80 to the Single Marine Program, covering transportation and two nights in the Marine Memorial Club and Hotel, and turned in my command permission slip for a trip to San Francisco.My impression of the city had been built out of popular culture bits and pieces. Most of my family had MORE
Camp Pendleton community comes together to care for pets March 17, 2015 — Each day is a new day for the dogs and cats at the Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter, and with it comes a chance for a family to adopt them and give them a home. For them, each day is a chance to be saved. The shelter is staffed by five Department of Defense employees and two contractors that work as caretakers. On a normal day, they clean, feed and MORE
Veterans take home first place during 2015 Marine Corps Trials March 13, 2015 — Marines, Sailors, and service members from around the world participated in the fifth annual Marine Corps Trials held by the Wounded Warrior Regiment at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, March 3-11.The Veterans, a team of former American service members, won the most medals and took first place, bringing home the Chairman’s Cup.“It’s really great MORE
Battle Color Detachment performs in annual ceremony March 12, 2015 — The Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment performed at two ceremonies aboard Camp Pendleton, March 12.The Battle Color Detachment consists of 130 Marines from Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C. It is comprised of the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, The Silent Drill Platoon and The Color Guard of the Marine Corps. They performed for MORE
Maj. Megan McClung Leadership Award March 11, 2015 — Headquarters Marine Corps has released MARADMIN 115/15, calling for nominations for the 2015 Maj. Megan McClung Leadership Award. The award recognizes servicemembers’ leadership skills and their contributions towards the tenets of civil and human rights, equal opportunity, human relations and public service.“Marines should aspire towards the Maj. MORE
Black History Month Ceremony honors an era of change February 27, 2015 — The National Naval Officers Association and the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton held a Black History Month Ceremony at the Pacific Views Event Center, Feb. 25.The event was held to honor the heritage of African American service members in the Navy and Marine Corps.“I have had the honor of meeting several prominent African American figures in my life MORE
Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge & Skills course aids military families February 27, 2015 — The Lifestyle, Insights, Networking, Knowledge & Skills course for Service members and their Spouses graduated from a two day class at Camp Pendleton on Feb. 26. L.I.N.K.S. is a Marine Corps Community Services program designed to enhance the readiness of Marine Corps families by providing resources that can help enhance their education and personal MORE

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