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I MEF Marine's solution earns him $7,500 August 17, 2000 — Thanks to some hard work and ingenuity, a Camp Pendleton Marine is $7,500 richer. Gunnery Sergeant Eugene Stahl. I Marine Expeditionary Force, G-2, was awarded the check at a ceremony at I MEF headquarters, Aug. 9. Stahl received the check from the Beneficial Suggestion Program for saving the Marine Corps a projected $7.7 million a year, said MSgt. MORE
'Big Lou' recognized Corpswide as standout August 17, 2000 — Milking cows and developing leaders, two totally different tasks that come natural to a farm raised sergeant major nicknamed Big Lou. Sergeant Maj. James A. Lewis, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, received the General Gerald C. Thomas Award for Inspirational Leadership by a Marine in a ceremony in Philadelphia, June 16. MORE
Veterans of legendary battle return to mark anniversary August 17, 2000 — Half a century of memories were brought back for many 1st Marine Division leathernecks at the Pusan Perimeter 50th anniversary, Aug. 10 Past, present and future Marines came from all over the United States to commemorate the anniversary with Marines from the 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division.  The ceremony included a memorial plaque MORE
Bridgeport Marines Battle Northern California wildfires August 17, 2000 — While Marines from Camp Pendleton are coming to the aid of the country battling blazes in Idaho, the Marines of Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport have been coming to aid of their local communities battling blazes in Northern California. On July 31, a large thunder and lightning storm passed over the MCMWTC, delivering a MORE
Camp Pendleton Marines aiding progress against blaze August 16, 2000 — So far, the fire has burned more than 156,000 acres at the Salmon National Forest and is currently 30 percent contained.  When the Marines arrived in Idaho August 5, the fire was considered out of control, according to Aaron Gelobter, deputy incident commander. "The Marines have made a big difference in our ability to control this fire," he said.  MORE
Vital connection;7th ESB spans the divide between troops and supplies;; August 03, 2000 — The nervous young Marine walked a slender plank across a 141-foot gap, looking down to see the ground 75 feet below in the Papa-3 Training Area north of Camp Las Pulgas. This balancing act, in addition to building bridges, is what Marines with A Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, do every day. "We are MORE
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 priority MORE
Southwest Region Motor Pool unites to create a fleet July 28, 2000 — Something akin to the Marine Corps' own regional trucking and transportation company opened its doors July 20 here. The Southwest Region Fleet Transportation organization was officially activated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 22 Area Base Motor Pool. The organization, whose mission is to provide commercial vehicle transportation support MORE
Scams claim victims here, Legal help available for residents ensnared in deceitful web July 28, 2000 — Scam -- an illegal operation. Sham -- having the appearance of being what it is not. Scheme -- a carefully constructed arrangement or a secret, dishonest or malicious plot or plan. No matter what it's called, the aftermath is pretty much the same: the loss of money -- your money. Scams, shams and schemes can be perpetrated by a business, a group of MORE
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 getting MORE

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