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Pork and Beans and Me April 16, 2015 — Weezer comes to Camp PendletonWeezer. I’d heard of them, but if you had asked me what they sang or even what they looked like, I’d respond with a blank face and shrug of the shoulders. I’d heard of them, but only in the way that someone who had spent their whole life in Ohio might have heard of Mount Fuji. They know it’s a mountain and possibly MORE
Marine Corps promotes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month April 14, 2015 — April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and the Department of Defense is calling attention to the resources available to service members who were victims of sexual assault.According to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, it is every service member’s responsibility to prevent sexual assault and maintain the cohesiveness and combat MORE
Runners race through rolling hills during 2015 Heartbreak Ridge Run April 13, 2015 — Eric Peterson and Leana Mason took first place respectively for the Men’s and Women’s divisions of the half marathon race during the 2015 Heartbreak Ridge Run held here, April 11.More than 940 servicemembers and civilians participated in the event which is comprised of a half marathon, 10 km, 5 km and kids’ races.Peterson came in at 1:27:33, while MORE
Wildland fire Preparedness – Week 3: Base-wide evacuation procedures and pre-evacuation tips April 10, 2015 — Fire season is approaching and residents aboard base should know evacuation procedures and prepare themselves to mitigate risk in case of a wildland fire.Camp Pendleton firefighters extinguish approximately 300 wildland fires on base annually. More than 24,062 acres of land burned last year, which is twice as much as in 2013, according to Robert MORE
Congressman Chaffetz visits Camp Pendleton April 8, 2015 — Congressman Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the House Oversight Government and Reform Committee, was escorted by members of MCIWEST MCB-CAMPEN Government and External Affairs on a tour of training facilities and tenant commands aboard Camp Pendleton, April 6. Congressman Chaffetz, who was selected by the House of Representatives to chair the Oversight MORE
Young Presidents’ Organization visits Camp Pendleton April 7, 2015 — A group of senior executives from the Orange Country Young Presidents’ Organization came aboard Camp Pendleton for a day of touring base training facilities, observing range operations, and viewing aviation static displays, March 31. The 10 members were also briefed on the Transitional Readiness Seminar, which the Marine Corps provides for service MORE
Wildland fire Preparedness – Week 2: Fire Prevention Measures and Reinforcing Notification Procedures April 3, 2015 — Camp Pendleton firefighters extinguish nearly 300 wildland fires on base annually. More than 24,062 acres of land burned last year which is twice as much as in 2013 according to Robert Johnson, Deputy Chief for Fire Prevention at Camp Pendleton’s Security & Emergency Services Station.Fire prevention measuresSome of the many ways base residents can MORE
Practice preparedness during America’s PrepareAthon! April 1, 2015 — Marine Corps Installations Command and Marine Corps Installations-West encourages members of the Marine Corps community to participate in the April 2015 America’s PrepareAthon!.Individuals who register to participate in the PrepareAthon! are counted among those who view preparedness – the readiness of Marines and their families to respond to a MORE
Camp Pendleton and Oceanside host Ironman Triathlon March 30, 2015 — More than 3,000 athletes from around the world ran, swam and cycled their way through base and the city Oceanside during the 2015 Ironman 70.3 California Triathlon, March 28.The triathlon is a test of endurance that requires competitors to swim 1.2 miles of the coast of Oceanside, 56 miles of biking through Camp Pendleton and a 13.1 mile run back MORE
Preparing for Wildfires, Week One: Evacuation Plans and Emergency Preparedness Kits March 27, 2015 — Fire season is fast approaching and while training areas are at the highest risk for fires, areas of the base with overgrown vegetation are also at risk during dry spells of weather.Every year, Camp Pendleton firefighters extinguish nearly 300 wildfires on base. Last year, more than 24,062 acres of land burned which is twice more than the acreage MORE

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