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Corporal first to get incentive, Priority placement in Pacific View units awaits E-4s, E-5s here who re-enlist July 28, 2000 — Corporal Iris M. Feliciano, 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine  Expeditionary Force, became the first re-enlistee to benefit from a new  retention incentive.   Camp Pendleton E-4s and E-5s thinking about staying in the service now  have first crack at brand-new housing.   The program, born here in an effort to improve retention, offers MORE
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Pilots log their required arcade time,; Flight simulator reduces cost, enhances; emergency-situation training July 27, 2000 — "If you think a regular video game joystick has a lot of buttons, look  inside the Cobra simulator."   Captain Michael Conover, Marine Helicopter Training Squadron 303  pilot, says flight simulators, though comparable to video games, provide  valuable training for pilots of all experience levels.   After Marines graduate aviator school, they go to MORE
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Dean of digging gets back to his roots,; County native earning rave reviews while; preserving base's archaeology July 27, 2000 — When Stan Berryman came to Camp Pendleton to be the head  archaeologist three and a half years ago, he saw something here that  took him back to his childhood growing up in El Cajon.   The base's lush environment and numerous archaeological sites  reminded him of days as a youngster toting a rifle and venturing into  Southern California's wild MORE
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CG aims to reduce accidents, Risk management emphasized to stem fatalities 25 percent next year July 27, 2000 — The base commanding general kicked off a new safety campaign July  19, targetting to suppress the accidental deaths or injuries of roughly  2,200 Marines each year -- the size of a Marine Expeditionary Unit.   Major Gen. Edward Hanlon Jr. met with noncommissioned officers to  introduce the initiative, designed to help Marines think first before MORE
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I MEF: bridging cultural, linguistic and stylistic divides; July 14, 2000 — Ironing out linguistic, cultural and stylistic differences to avoid confusion between countries operating in joint military ventures -- that's the mission of the I Marine Expeditionary Force Liaison Element (MLE).Activated June 14 here by direction of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, the MLE is organized, trained and equipped to provide Marine MORE
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Pendleton to host team-building summit; July 06, 2000 — The Marine Corps' top leaders will be aboard Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, July 26-28 to tackle the whole gamut of family readiness issues at the first Marine Corps Family Team Building Conference.   The conference attendees, including the Commandant, Gen. James L. Jones, will work toward standardizing family team building throughout the Corps MORE
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'Scarface' vying for top HMLA July 06, 2000 — Already known for outstanding accomplishments, of more than 40,000 mishap-free flight hours and Chief Naval Operation Safety Award,  Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 has another achievement to add to the list - the nomination of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron of the Year.   The squadron, known as "Scarface," is home to MORE
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Step of Faith;Marines hit the Pacific while helo-casting; July 06, 2000 — The hot afternoon sun beat down on Marines going over final preparations for the afternoon's helo-cast.   In the shadows of the sparsely placed trees at Camp Margarita, 25 Marines from 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, practiced exiting CH-46 helicopters step by step, June 27. The atmosphere was relaxed, but safety seemed to be on MORE
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Accepting the challenge, 1/5 Marines summon mettle for arduous 24-hour trek June 22, 2000 — Their day started at Red Beach, kicking off a nearly 24-mile trek over the sand and hills of Camp Pendleton. After maneuvering through obstacle and confidence courses, and patrolling through the night, their minds and bodies had been put to the test. Sleep-deprived, battered and hungry, they emerged 24 hours later in the murky waters of Lake MORE
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Formermodel airplane builder now model Marine June 22, 2000 —                               As a young boy, Ignacio Urzua had a fascination.  Using his hands, a knife and a bottle of glue to fashion model airplanes, he  began a journey that would take this brown-eyed Hispanic kid from Los  Angeles to the wings of $70 million military aircraft and eventually to the  title of Aviation Ordnance Man of the Year MORE
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