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Pendleton hosts 18th Annual Military Retiree Expo September 19, 2011 — In an effort to provide updates on benefits and services available to military retirees, Camp Pendleton hosted the 18th Annual Military Retiree Expo at the base’s South Mesa Club, Sept. 17. The expo, which was sponsored by Marine Corps Community Services, featured various vendors who offered information to the retirees and their family members to MORE
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Wounded Warriors Compete During First Marine Corps Trials February 28, 2011 — Some competed blindly; some competed without their arms or legs—but for the first ever Marine Corps Trials, wounded warriors from all over the world did not let their injuries deter their will to compete. More than 150 wounded, ill and injured Marines, Marine veterans and international Marines came to Camp Pendleton Feb. 17-27 to participate in the MORE
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Veteran of the Year recognized for dedication December 28, 2010 — Through hard work and dedication, one man has been a driving force and inspiration to the Military Officers Association of America Pendleton Chapter and the entire Marine Corps. Each year, Camp Pendleton nominates one admirable representative to hold the honorary title of Veteran of the Year for the base. This year, Angel Aviles, a man who cannot MORE
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Veteran takes “steps” to honor fallen October 08, 2010 — With an American flag carried prideful across his shoulder, a slender 68-year-old Vietnam-era veteran walked alongside Camp Pendleton’s traffic to embark on his journey of walking across the nation by Sept. 11, 2011.  Anthony A. LoBue, better known as “Tony the Vet,” began his pilgrimage to New York’s Ground Zero to show support and honor people MORE
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"Chosin Few" honored with new monument September 16, 2010 — More than 250 attendees gathered on the grounds of Camp Pendleton's South Mesa Club, Sept. 15, to unveil a new Chosin Reservoir monument donated in remembrance of the heroes who served through the harsh climates of the Korean War. The surviving heroes, known as the "Chosin Few," stood out gallantly among the crowd of Marines, sailors and MORE
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DOD career fair offers new opportunities for transitioning military personnel July 22, 2010 — In an effort to help injured war veterans and their families find employment, the Department of Defense’s Civilian Personnel Management Service hosted their second Hiring Heroes Career Fair at Camp Pendleton’s South Mesa Club, July 20. More than 75 DOD, federal and corporate employers participated in the Hiring Heroes event designed to aid service MORE
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Exhibit reflects base’s role in Vietnamese resettlement April 12, 2010 — After the fall of Saigon in 1975, nearly half of the 130,000 Vietnamese refugees that resettled in America passed through the gates of Camp Pendleton. Thirty-five years later, base historians are now honoring their story with a new exhibit called, "Images at War's End," a 36-photo display that commemorates the lives of those who fled North MORE
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Former Marine honors military sacrifice with walk around America January 04, 2010 — With only bare necessities in his pack and 8,000 miles left to walk, one former Marine searches for the answer to his and fellow service members’ sacrifice. Eddie Gray recently passed through Camp Pendleton on his quest to conquer America’s 12,000-mile plus perimeter that started in Montana nearly two years ago. The former Marine infantryman took a MORE
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Retired service members support Toys for Tots Program December 09, 2009 — The spirit of giving is often heightened during the holiday season, and members of the San Diego County Sergeants Major Association revealed their generous spirit during their 36th Annual Christmas and Toys for Tots event at the Camp Pendleton South Mesa Club, Dec. 5. More than 70 members of the association and their guests attended the dinner and MORE
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November honors Native American heritage November 12, 2009 — Native spirits soar as the month of November honors our nation’s first Americans. Native American Heritage Month not only commemorates a culture shared by nearly five million Americans, but honors a heritage with the highest record of military service, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s most recent polls. Today, more than 160,000 Native American MORE
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