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College students try their hand at virtual warfare August 29, 2002 — How can someone engage tanks from the cockpit of an AH-1 Cobra helicopter, direct a rain of artillery fire on hostile positions and lead a squad assault, all in one day while still getting home for lunch? Communications students from San Diego State University learned just how easy it can be while visiting three of the base's virtual reality MORE
Secretary praises military families' "amazing" commitment August 28, 2002 — Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, touring the base for the first time since reassuming a job he first held during the Ford administration, told Camp Pendleton Marines Tuesdayafternoon that no decision has been made on whether or when to attack Iraq.He also said he sees no signs the American public is becoming "impatient" with the war on MORE
Former Marine dealing MOLLE alternative August 23, 2002 — Dissatisfied with the Modular, Light-weigt, Load-bearing Equipment system that is notorious for its lack of durability, usefulness and ergonomics, many Marines, especially those in reconnaissance units, are looking beyond unit supply bins and reaching into their own wallets for alternatives. Hundreds of disgruntled Marines come to retired Master MORE
Specially trained MPs constitute base's S.W.A.T. force August 23, 2002 — In the silence of the night, a team of Marines slowly moves toward a house. Once there, they wait vigilantly, and then, with no warning, shout, "military police, search warrant, demand entry!" Following the third warning, they explode through the doorway and into the house. The Special Reaction Team, a group of Marines that falls under the Special MORE
Pendleton offers five locations for online MCIs August 23, 2002 — In the computer age, the Marine Corps is realizing the importance and the cost savings of providing Web-based educational opportunities to its members, employees and their families. With emphasis on continuing education, the Marine Corps Institute and Marine Corps Distance Learning Program have teamed to further educate Marines. The Distance MORE
Adultery: tough to prove August 23, 2002 — A Marine and another Marine's wife have been intimate while her husband is deployed. They're meeting off base, and it doesn't seem to affect anyone in the command. But somehow, her husband finds out. Can the Marine be charged with adultery? Maybe not. In fact, few Marines are charged with just adultery. "Adultery is hard to prove. It has to affect MORE
Office Depot to 'take care of business' for Camp Pendleton August 23, 2002 — The base's Consolidated Material and Service Center, better known as Serve-Mart, is marking a privatization partnership of base services through a contract that will have Office Depot "taking care of business" here. On Aug. 16, the center will have a "grand opening" to celebrate the renovation of the store and the implementation of a new system. MORE
Tensions abroad stoke demand for translators August 16, 2002 — With Middle East tensions heating up and talk of war in the headlines, the Marine Corps is looking for Marines to serve as Arabic and Persian-Farsi translators. "Given the increased tensions in the Middle East area, the Department of Defense and (I Marine Expeditionary Force) realize the need to increase the amount of Arabic translators," said MORE
Vehicle accidents, costs surging at Pendleton August 16, 2002 — The cost of accidents involving nontactical government vehicles on base has already nearly doubled this fiscal year compared with last year, partly due to a sharp increase in accidents. From October 2001 to June of this year, there have been 215 accidents compared with 176 for the same period in fiscal year 2001, said Jennifer K. Dunn, who compiles MORE
Space-A travel: Let Uncle Sam pick up the tab August 16, 2002 — Vacationing cross-country or internationally via commercial airplane, ship, train or car can be expensive - but thanks to the comforts of military jumbo cargo planes helmed by Air Force pilots, you can travel across the world without spending a dime. "It's absolutely free, and you can eat a lot for a few dollars - it's the Air Force," said 1st Lt. MORE

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