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CG’s Cup Rifle and Pistol Matches: All ranks, all units, one competition December 10, 2014 — Competition is heating up during the Commanding General’s Cup Rifle and Pistol Matches. Young guns and old shooters have shown different shooting styles and techniques during the two-week tournament.Capt. Bobby Bradford, a shooter with Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, employed a more unorthodox approach of shooting, as he MORE
Trees for Troops giveaway brings holiday cheer December 5, 2014 — CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - A Christmas tree giveaway for service members was held at the Paige Fieldhouse parking lot, Dec. 5.Roughly 950 Marines, Sailors and family members received Christmas trees and other giveaways through the Trees for Troops program, which was also held at San Onofre for service members in the Northern region of Camp MORE
Chef of the Quarter competition fuels Marines' appetites for cooking December 3, 2014 — Sgt. Hugo P. Zepeda and Lance Cpl. Justin Gordon, food service specialists with Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, took first place during the Marine Corps Installations - West Chef of the Quarter Culinary Competition, Dec. 3.The 31 Area Mess Hall here hosted the competition with teams from MCAS Yuma, Marine Corps Recruit Depot MORE
Special Reaction Team November 30, 2014 — CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – “For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.”- Rudyard KiplingEach major Marine Corps installation has a special reaction team, a specialized team within military law enforcement units. Their job is to respond to high-risk situations that fall outside the capabilities of normal law MORE
Thanksgiving Dinner November 27, 2014 — Mess halls throughout Camp Pendleton served Thanksgiving meals to Marines and Sailors, Nov. 27.More than 100 service members who could not engage in the Thanksgiving festivities at home due to work obligations or a lack of transportation, were given a chance to experience some of the holiday spirit on base with a traditional Thanksgiving MORE
MCIWest Thanksgiving Day Safety Message November 26, 2014 — As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, I encourage all Marines to execute good judgment and decision making for your Corps, your friends, and your family.  Just as the holidays are a time for joyous celebration, they are a time for extra caution.  Your safety department has several tips - from cooking to driving - to keep everyone safe this MORE
New guidelines published for firearms sales on base November 24, 2014 — A new order pertaining to the sale of firearms and ammunition on all installations within Marine Corps Installations West is now in effect.Marine Corps Installations West-Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Order 8370.1 states that the Marine Corps Exchange will be the only organization authorized to sell firearms and ammunition on base.This base MORE
Christmas tree lighting ceremony November 24, 2014 — Marine Corps Community Services hosted the second annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at the Pacific Views Main Exchange, Nov. 22.The event culminated in the lighting of a 20-foot Christmas tree, decorated with 250 ornaments and illuminated by 5,000 lights. “Not every Marine and Sailor gets the opportunity to go home for the holidays,” said MORE
Fisher House to help the healing November 19, 2014 — Camp Pendleton officials along with the Fisher House and United Health Foundations celebrated the construction of a new Fisher House near the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Nov. 18.Fisher Houses are constructed to provide free, temporary housing to the families of service members and Veterans needing medical care.   “The Fisher House offers support MORE
Highlanders defeat Spartans to win CG's Cup football championship November 19, 2014 — The 1st Light ArmoredReconnaissance Highlanders claimed a tough 20-19 victory over the Headquartersand Support Battalion Spartans to become the undefeated champions,  in the 2014 Commanding General’s Cupchampionship at the Paige Fieldhouse, Nov. 18.The game was a grueling,back-and-forth match-up that came down to the final seconds.Despite the MORE

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