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New system promises faster service for patients served at remote clinics September 9, 2002 — Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton has put X-rays online - a move that pays an environmental dividend and should result in faster service for patients at remote clinics. According to hospital officials, the new system will help reduce the time patients have to wait to receive care. "It will allow us to better serve the Marines and family members because MORE
Charging gators gobble up minefields at Case Springs September 9, 2002 — Ensuring they know how to disarm a potentially lethal obstacle to beach landings, Marines in nine amphibious assault vehicles from Mobility Counter Mobility Platoon, E Company, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, detonated 30 1750-pound C-4 linear charges at Range 600 in the Case Springs training area here Aug. 26. The charges are an effective but MORE
Stray dog leads food to shelter; September 9, 2002 — An unlikely combination of a stray dog, several Camp Pendleton volunteers and a local supermarket evolved into a charitable bonanza for the Animal Shelter here recently. Volunteers from the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society Thrift Shop sifted through hundreds of salvaged magazines to collect coupons for free dog food, then collected more than 400 MORE
9th Comm. tests satellite system September 4, 2002 — Marines from Support Company, 9th Communications Battalion, deployed a new satellite communications system during the I Marine Expeditionary Force Command Center Capabilities Exercise Aug. 18-23 at Camp Del Mar. The exercise marked the first time the Secure Mobile Anti-jamming Reliable Tactical Terminal had been used during a command-level MORE
I MEF brushes up on patient transport while corpsmen practice serving as 'docs' on the spot August 29, 2002 — Minimizing confusion while getting wounded Marines from the front to where they can receive intensive treatment - that was the thrust behind an exercise Aug. 22 that brought several Pendleton-based units together in a coordinated effort. I Marine Expeditionary Force combined its Patient Movement Exercise with the 1st Medical Battalion's Medical MORE
Strangers in town August 29, 2002 — With Kevlar helmets on, flak jackets tightened and face masks protecting their faces, Marines from 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, infiltrated the Military Operations in Urban Terrain Facility here Aug. 19-29. The Twentynine Palms-based Marines exchanged their familiar training facility in Victorville for a chance to train here as part of a MORE
Reservists say USMC training helps them "on the beat" August 29, 2002 — Marine Corps training not only prepares reservists for military life, it often aids them in their civilian careers.Military police reservists from Marine Wing Support Squadron 473, Marine Aircraft Group 47, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, recently participated in an amphibious operation training exercise here gaining experience in their everyday MORE
SDG&E still lighting way to saving Pendleton power August 29, 2002 — Camp Pendleton received $28,251 from San Diego Gas and Electric Aug. 23 as part of a 10-year program in which the company fronts the base's costs to replace outdated electrical equipment and receives repayment from savings on the installation's electric bill. The $30 million program began in 1996. This  installment will fund the replacement of more MORE
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

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