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Marine chapel 'born again' September 28, 2000 — Marine chapel 'born-again'   Cpl. David Christian  1st Force Service Support Group   Approximately 100 service members and civilians celebrated the rebirth of a chapel and the end of a 10-month, $1.2-million reconstruction project here.   The Marine Memorial Chapel rededication ceremony was held Sept. 22 for the 57-year-old building.   To add to MORE
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Marine lives with tragedy of drunken driving September 21, 2000 — It was the day after Christmas; Friday to be exact. Even though it was 2 p.m., the frost on the ground was still present from the drop in temperature the night before.  It was odd to see little ice crystals on asphalt tainted with thick red syrup from the bodies of his friends who were dying.      The dark skies overshadowed the scene of the MORE
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I MACE hones battle skills during UFL 2000 September 21, 2000 — The I Marine Expeditionary Force is a force in readiness. It constantly prepares for possible contingencies across  the globe through seamless integration with its subordinate commands.   The I MEF Augmentation Command Element, commanded by BrigGen. Thomas J. Nicholoson, is focused on the area behind the front lines, where the battles are diverse MORE
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Services fuse to build seaport September 21, 2000 — Amid sweltering temperatures and swelling surf, more than 1,000 service members from all branches of the military, including Marines from Camp Pendleton, and the U.S. Maritime Administration, recently participated in Exercise Joint-Logistics-Over-The-Shore 2000 along a 7.5-mile portion of beach near Las Pulgas.   The U.S. Transportation MORE
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Local woman charged with making meth September 21, 2000 — One of several ongoing criminal investigations here involving the street drug methamphetamine, produced a federal grand jury indictment, Sept. 6, against the wife of a Camp Pendleton Marine for manufacturing the drug in base housing.   If convicted, Denise Neff, who was arrested Aug. 24,  faces five to 40 years in prison and a $2 million fine for MORE
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Continental hand walker inspires Marines September 08, 2000 — A man who walked from San Diego to Washington, D.C. on his hands came to Camp Pendleton to encourage and inspire Marines and sailors of 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, during a prayer breakfast at the Del Mar mess hall, Sept. 8.   When Bob Wieland began telling the story of how he lost his legs in Vietnam, even people who were MORE
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Marines serve hot food in primitive conditions September 07, 2000 — Tucked away in the brush of the Las Pulgas Area, amid a myriad of camouflaged field tents in support of Ulchi Focus Lens 00, lurks the distinct aroma of hot chow, a rarity in most field environments.   Thirteen Marines from Headquarters and Service Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, Food Service Platoon, have been working around the clock MORE
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HMM-268 is first MAG-39 ACE September 07, 2000 — For the first time in Marine Corps history, a Camp Pendleton based squadron will be the Air Combat Element for a Marine Expeditionary Unit.   Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 is scheduled to deploy as the first Marine Aircraft Group 39 composite squadron ACE for a Southern California MEU in March 2001.   Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron MORE
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New unit to provide 'alternative' to brig September 07, 2000 — Combating minor infractions, rather than destroying a young Marine's career, is the focus of the Correctional Custody Unit that will be implemented here next month.   The CCU provides commanding officers with the means to discipline first term Marines, lance corporal and below, without resorting to a court-martial conviction.   If the command feels MORE
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RSU: Tiny outpost rapidly readies large reserve contigents August 31, 2000 — More than 25,000 reservists a year train at the Reserve Support Unit nestled in the heart of Camp Talega, the northern-most camp here.The RSU ensures more than 250 reserve units are taken care of when they come to Camp Pendleton to prepare for different contingencies.If Marines were ever to do something like Desert Storm again, the RSU would turn MORE
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