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Local Marines among 15,000 combining for Kernel Blitz '01 March 29, 2001 — Sailors of Amphibious Group Three and Marines of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade boarded ships in San Diego, March 26, in preparation for the largest biennial amphibious exercise in the Western Pacific known as Kernel Blitz-01.  Although a full-scale combat amphibious landing has not been performed since the Korean War, the purpose of the MORE
Supply Bn. upgrades warehouse March 29, 2001 — First Supply Battalion activated a new warehouse management system, which will improve both warehouse and personnel efficiency, called the Storage, Retrieval, Automated Tracking, Integrated System, March 26. STRATIS is being integrated with a new warehouse modernization project, which includes recently acquired automated carousels with lift MORE
Iranian emigrant pursues crowning achievements through dentistry March 29, 2001 — Although Iran offered advancement opportunities for women, Navy Lt. Shayeteh Shafie had her mind set on coming to America. Born and raised in Tehran, the capital city of Iran, she devoted herself to education. "Growing up in Iran was similar to the United States," said black-haired, brown-eyed Shafie.  "I spent most of my time studying because MORE
Old Breed of Martial Artists still kicking March 29, 2001 — To most people on the street Bill Miller seems like a harmless grandfather with an infectious smile.  Little do they know, behind that smile and gray beard is a 68-year-old Korean War veteran who happens to be a martial arts master. This warrior is one of many little known Marine Corps legends who happens to go about his business in the hills of MORE
Guru's teaching inspired Commandant's martial arts program March 29, 2001 — The concept of a martial arts program for the Marine Corps is not new and has been practiced in one way or another for quite some time under the guise of close combat training. The only difference now is that the Commandant has made it into standard training Corps-wide. However, the evolution of the martial arts program has never been easy and took MORE
Regrets about leaving Corps March 29, 2001 — Well I am finally settled into the land where gas is $1.18, strangers wave, and all roads are composed of only two lanes.  Let me begin by first saying it's not all that its cracked up to be.  I wish I could tell that to everyone that I have ever heard talk bad about the Marine Corps. I arrived back in Ohio in late December anxious to start what I MORE
Making grass greener on your side March 29, 2001 — It was a beautiful spring morning in Iwakuni, Japan.  Hanami, cherry blossom festival, was in full swing.  I strolled along the shores of the Nishiki River near the Kintai Bridge with my camera in hand.  White cherry blossoms filled the trees surrounding the area. Some people traveled from around the world to enjoy the beauty of this scene.  After MORE
Former USMC drill instructors to star in 'reality' TV series March 22, 2001 — For many Marines, boot camp was a personal, life-altering experience, and one not easy to relate to civilians, but thanks to a new reality TV series debuting on Fox March 28, the entire nation will soon get a taste of what it's like to join the Marine Corps. The new series, "Boot Camp," invites 16 contestants to surrender every aspect of their MORE
Pendleton civilian receives Martin Luther King Civic Award March 22, 2001 — The Oceanside City Counsel recently awarded the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Award to a Camp Pendleton individual who made a positive contribution to the community while exemplifying ideals set for by Dr. King. "Even being mentioned in the same sentence with Dr. King is humbling," said Dorothy Foster, healthcare eligibility administrator, MORE
$20 million energy deficit projected March 22, 2001 — As of March, Camp Pendleton has exceeded its natural gas and electricity budget for the 2001 fiscal year that began in October and expects a short fall of $20 million by the end of the year, due to recent increase in costs. "The skyrocketing cost of utilities just might force us to make significant cuts to our services if we don't do all we can to MORE

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