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'Big Lou' recognized Corpswide as standout August 17, 2000 — Milking cows and developing leaders, two totally different tasks that come natural to a farm raised sergeant major nicknamed Big Lou.   Sergeant Maj. James A. Lewis, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, received the General Gerald C. Thomas Award for Inspirational Leadership by a Marine in a ceremony in Philadelphia, June 16. MORE
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I MEF Marine's solution earns him $7,500 August 17, 2000 — Thanks to some hard work and ingenuity, a Camp Pendleton Marine is $7,500 richer.   Gunnery Sergeant Eugene Stahl. I Marine Expeditionary Force, G-2, was awarded the check at a ceremony at I MEF headquarters, Aug. 9.   Stahl received the check from the Beneficial Suggestion Program for saving the Marine Corps a projected $7.7 million a year, said MORE
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Firefighter says Corps set him straight August 17, 2000 — Ray Thompson wanted to be a firefighter since he was 19 years old.    In 1967 and after one year of college, something threatened Thompson's goal-the draft.   "I knew I was going to be drafted," he said.  "That's when I decided to join the Corps."   Thompson, from Montebello, Calif. recalls his boot camp experience and time in the Marine Corps MORE
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Showers, hot food await firefighters August 17, 2000 — Task Force Wildfire Marines have a warm welcoming as they return dirty and hungry to base camp after 10 to 16 hours of firefighting duties.   Civilian contractors have set up facilities, including showers, sinks, a phone tent and dining area, directly next to the formation of Marines' tents.    "This is, by far, better than anything we're used MORE
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Camp Pendleton Marines aiding progress against blaze August 16, 2000 — So far, the fire has burned more than 156,000 acres at the Salmon National Forest and is currently 30 percent contained.    When the Marines arrived in Idaho August 5, the fire was considered out of control, according to Aaron Gelobter, deputy incident commander.   "The Marines have made a big difference in our ability to control this fire," he MORE
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Vital connection;7th ESB spans the divide between troops and supplies;; August 03, 2000 — The nervous young Marine walked a slender plank across a 141-foot gap, looking down to see the ground 75 feet below in the Papa-3 Training Area north of Camp Las Pulgas.   This balancing act, in addition to building bridges, is what Marines with A Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, do every day.   "We are MORE
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Scams claim victims here, Legal help available for residents ensnared in deceitful web July 28, 2000 — Scam -- an illegal operation. Sham -- having the appearance of being  what it is not. Scheme -- a carefully constructed arrangement or a  secret, dishonest or malicious plot or plan.   No matter what it's called, the aftermath is pretty much the same: the  loss of money -- your money.   Scams, shams and schemes can be perpetrated by a business, a MORE
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Southwest Region Motor Pool unites to create a fleet July 28, 2000 — Something akin to the Marine Corps' own regional trucking and  transportation company opened its doors July 20 here.   The Southwest Region Fleet Transportation organization was officially  activated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 22 Area Base Motor  Pool. The organization, whose mission is to provide commercial vehicle  transportation MORE
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Corporal first to get incentive, Priority placement in Pacific View units awaits E-4s, E-5s here who re-enlist July 28, 2000 — Corporal Iris M. Feliciano, 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine  Expeditionary Force, became the first re-enlistee to benefit from a new  retention incentive.   Camp Pendleton E-4s and E-5s thinking about staying in the service now  have first crack at brand-new housing.   The program, born here in an effort to improve retention, offers MORE
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Pilots log their required arcade time,; Flight simulator reduces cost, enhances; emergency-situation training July 27, 2000 — "If you think a regular video game joystick has a lot of buttons, look  inside the Cobra simulator."   Captain Michael Conover, Marine Helicopter Training Squadron 303  pilot, says flight simulators, though comparable to video games, provide  valuable training for pilots of all experience levels.   After Marines graduate aviator school, they go to MORE
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