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New SNCO Academy breaks ground October 19, 2000 — Major General Edward Hanlon Jr, commanding general, Marine Corps Base, broke ground on a new Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Monday at the 52 area here. The need for a new SNCO academy culminated as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure of Marine Corps Air Station, El Toro, leaving the old academy with no place to call home.  In the MORE
Coyotes keep watch, prey on unsafe tactics October 19, 2000 — TWENTY-NINE PALMS, Calif. - Behind every successful Combined Arms Exercise here, there is a band of  "coyotes" ensuring safety on the ranges and at times offering tactics to participating units. These "coyotes" are not small wolf-like dogs roaming the desert, but a group of 35 Marines, including reserve augments, with different occupational MORE
Corporal's electric performance earns respect at MALS-39 October 12, 2000 — When it comes to keeping electrical equipment working in support aircraft, Cpl. Richard J. Williams has the job wired. But proficiency in his military occupational speciality isn't the only reason Williams, 30, is earning rave reviews.  This 6-foot, 178-pound Camp Pendleton Marine leads by example as a hard worker with a good attitude, cohorts say. MORE
Marines vote for new utilities October 12, 2000 — Elastic boot-bands, foam knee inserts, detachable sleeves and sewn rank insignias are just a few of the changes being considered by the Marine Corps Uniform Board. The MCUB is looking at options to improve the utility uniform. "Our mission is to increase durability, improve combat utility and make the uniform Marine Corps-unique," said Major MORE
Captain 'Americano' featured as role model October 12, 2000 — A Camp Pendleton Marine, along with Gloria Estefan, Carlos Santana, congressmen and astronauts, are featured in a project displaying American Latino role models in the United States. Captain Humberto C. Rodriguez, UH-1N Huey pilot, with Marine Aircraft Group 46, Detachment A, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, is the only Marine highlighted in "Americanos: MORE
FSSG rolls up sleeves for mercy mission October 05, 2000 — Once again, Marines and sailors from 1st Force Service Support Group answered the call on a mission of mercy treating children with deformities in San Diego, Sept. 21-26. Their outreach of primarily postoperative care came at the 14th annual Mercy Outreach Project, which provides corrective surgery to children from Central and South America. More MORE
Pendleton brig first to net certification October 05, 2000 — The Camp Pendleton brig became the first Marine Corps correctional institution to receive an accreditation from a civilian organization Sept. 27. A three-member inspection team from the American Correctional Association, armed with a list of 484 measurable standards and extensive inspections, determined the base brig met the same standards placed MORE
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 the beauty MORE
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
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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