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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
Teen stalwarts mirror USMC mettle during "Transformation" August 16, 2002 — What do you get when you mix 341 teen-agers, more than 30 Marines acting like drill instructors and 10 days on Camp Pendleton? It's called Devil Pups Inc. - one summer camp these teens will never forget.Aug. 10, the newest litter of Devil Pups was born after graduating from Devil Pup camp on the School of Infantry parade deck."They're not Devil MORE
New commanding general takes helm of 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton August 8, 2002 — Following in the footsteps of legends named Vandegrift and Puller, Maj. Gen. James N. Mattis assumed command of the 1st Marine Division during a ceremony here Aug. 2. Maj. Gen. Mattis replaced Maj. Gen. James T. Conway, who took command of the division July 11, 2000. Conway has transferred to the I Marine Expeditionary Force, where he awaits MORE
Millennium Challenge, experimental boat hit beach at Camp Pendleton August 1, 2002 — Camp Pendleton Marines came from ship to shore in style July 30 aboard an experimental new high-speed catamaran, which is just one piece of new gear being tested in the vast joint exercise Millennium Challenge 2002. The agile 313-foot HSV-X1 Joint Venture moved nimbly into the Del Mar boat basin here to off-load ground vehicles from 1st Battalion, MORE

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