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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

October, 2012

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Mess halls to offer Corps' birthday meal October 31, 2012 — In celebration of the Marine Corps' 237th birthday Nov. 10, all federal employees, family members and guests are invited to dine at their closest mess hall here for a celebratory meal Nov. 7 or Nov. 15. The meal costs $7.50 for all personnel except dependents of E-4 and below, for whom the cost is $6.40.To avoid shortages, guests are asked to dine MORE
Runners take on Buffalo Alley October 31, 2012 — More than 750 participants and spectators gathered on the ridged hills of  Buffalo Alley for the 2012 Camp Pendleton Hard Corps Race Series, Buffalo Alley 1K, 5K and 10K races here, Oct. 20.The events allowed participants to run the same backcountry trails and winding hills that thriving herds of American Bison, commonly known as buffalo, still MORE
Pendleton air traffic control conducts Operation Legacy October 30, 2012 — Simulated bullets fly through the air as air traffic control Marines conduct a field training exercise at Combat Town, Range 131 here Oct. 26.Operation Legacy was designed to aid Marines in maintaining the necessary skills to be effective in combat. The training consisted of classroom instruction and practical application then concluded with a MORE
UPDATE: Camp Pendleton vegetation fire October 29, 2012 — The movement of the vegetation fire North of Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton has been stopped and is 60 percent contained.The Camp Pendleton Fire Department is currently on scene conducting mop up operations.The fire started at approximately 2 p.m. and burned 4 acres.The fire does not pose any threat to personnel and structures. Mutual aid aviation MORE
Vegetation fire burning at Camp Pendleton October 29, 2012 — A vegetation fire is burning approximately 500 meters north of the Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital. The fire began at approximately 2 p.m. and is moving north through heavy brush and oak fuels. Size is estimated at four acres. The Camp Pendleton Fire Dept. is responding and has requested mutual aid assets. The cause of the fire is under MORE
CG's birthday message October 29, 2012 — This year we celebrate the 237th birthday of our illustrious corps.  It is a time to reflect on our heritage, ethos, values, accomplishments and sacrifices. First and foremost, it is a time to remember those in harm’s way, some who will make the ultimate sacrifice for our country and corps.  Throughout history Marines have earned the unwavering MORE
Power down policy extended throughout region October 29, 2012 — As a continuing conservation initiative, installations in the region are powering down workstations and peripherals during non-operational hours.A policy letter released Oct. 3 requires users to power down workstations, laptops, monitors and local printers after normal working hours and during weekends to reduce energy use among units and MORE
Pendleton to conduct seasonal uniform change October 25, 2012 — Marines under Camp Pendleton cognizance will make a seasonal uniform change effective at 2 a.m., Nov. 4.Marines are to wear the blue dress A, B and C, service A and B, and woodland-patterned digital utility uniforms.For more information, refer to, All Marine Message 007/08. MORE
Spikes up at Pendleton volleyball tournament October 22, 2012 — Thirteen Camp Pendleton-based commands competed in a volleyball tournament for points in the Commanding General’s Cup at the Camp Horno Fitness Center here Oct. 16. Team Silver Bullets from Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton placed first; Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39 took second, and a team from Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity MORE
Del Mar gate to close for construction October 19, 2012 — The Del Mar gate is scheduled to remain closed Saturday, Oct. 20, due to construction. The gate will reopen at regular operating hours Sunday, Oct. 21, at 6:00 a.m. Officials ask that motorists use the Main Gate as an alternate route until the gate reopens. MORE

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