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Man hobbles onward against disease that plagues him November 14, 2002 — With more than 2,500 cross-country miles behind him and another 7,500 to go, Andy Mandell methodically lifts his cane and thrusts it forward before forcing it downward. He carefully shifts his weight to the stick before lunging toward an unseen goal. Despite fatigue and ailments that accompany diabetes, Mandell, 57, pushes onward in hopes his MORE
Online records revision set to go November 14, 2002 — Marines can now update personnel data through Marine OnLine - an option that will save on trips to administrative offices while lightening the workload for admin workers. With a few keystrokes, personnel can update a broad range of information - including emergency data, religious preference, gas mask size, home and work telephone numbers and home MORE
Spiritual and Corps values melded at SOI November 14, 2002 — Accommodating spiritual needs of School of Infantry Marines with an undersized staff is a difficult task, but new methods here are making the job easier. SOI chaplains raised the op-tempo of their ministry to accommodate all walks of life - and christened their new approach Religious Corps Values. "More than 17,000 students pass annually through MORE
Pendleton Residents down on housing, service November 14, 2002 — Pendleton family housing residents generally are dissatisfied with their houses and with customer service, according to a housing survey begun last spring. Family housing workers hand delivered 5,842 surveys to base residents in April. Survey results recently were released. A majority of respondents rated base housing below average and customer MORE
Families encouraged to get their 'Healthy Share' November 8, 2002 — Just in time for Thanksgiving, a discount food program patterned after the Share Program - a longtime food lifeline for civic-minded San Diego County families on a budget - is up and running on Camp Pendleton. Dubbed Healthy Share, the program will hand out Thanksgiving food baskets Nov. 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton's MORE
Turek tops at teaching battlefield concepts November 8, 2002 — He imparts infantry knowledge with ease and enthusiasm to tentative students better than anyone west of the Mississippi. That's the consensus about Staff Sgt. Brett A. Turek, who was named West Coast School of Infantry Instructor of the Year in September. Turek, a 16-year Marine Corps veteran, then competed against the East Coast SOI Instructor of MORE
DoD recyclers visit to get tips November 8, 2002 — Department of Defense recycling managers from all over the world toured Camp Pendleton's award-winning¬† recycling sites Oct. 28 to find ways to improve their own facilities. Approximately 70 DoD employees took part in the recycling workshop, held in Long Beach. The workshop's proximity to Pendleton enabled attendees to drive down and glimpse a MORE
Current, retired Marines underscore veterans' "connection" to present November 8, 2002 — Since the end of World War I and the establishment of Armistice Day in 1918, the nation has rendered respect to sacrificial American service members, applauding not only those who once served, but those who protect our shores today.Though a nation's tribute to proven heroes is an obvious theme of Veterans Day, the link between veterans and today's MORE
Vietnam-era urban warriors spy new landscape November 8, 2002 — Jungle warriors during the Vietnam War who suddenly found themselves having to fight in the city shared their experiences with local Marines last week and caught a glimpse of new technology that might have made their fight easier during the notorious battle of Hue City. The Vietnam vets, former members of 5th Marine Regiment, visited Oct. 31 at the MORE
Pinch-hit medicine men: ;Recon Bn. Marines train to compensate for shortage of corpsmen November 8, 2002 — Faced with the all-too-real possibility of being in combat without a corpsman, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion's undersized battalion aid station compelled its personnel to extend their knowledge during training here Tuesday.Battalion corpsmen directed their lesson at members of 2nd Platoon, C Company, 1st Recon Bn., 1st Marine Division, during a MORE

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