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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

November, 2012

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No problem: Corps to implement pull-ups for females November 30, 2012 — It was intimidating at first.I looked up into the sky at a distance that seemed far too great for me to reach, considering I stand tall at just under five feet.But I was determined. I could do it.I mean, the 70-second flexed-arm hang was a breeze, how hard could one pull-up be?So I jumped up, grabbed the bar firmly and hung with my feet dangling.I MORE
Officers’ Wives to host a Holiday Craft Fair November 30, 2012 — The Officers’ Wives’ Club here is scheduled to host a Holiday Craft Fair in the Pacific Plaza parking lot here Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.The event is held to help provide scholarships to military dependents and community enrichment grants to local groups and organizations.Crafters and vendors will be featuring unique, handcrafted items and goods MORE
Free trees for troops November 29, 2012 — Marine Corps Community Services, FedEx and The Christmas Spirit Foundation are scheduled to offer free Christmas Trees to Camp Pendleton Marines, sailors and families at two locations here Dec. 7. Tickets will be available at 7 a.m. in building 51919 in San Onofre and at the corner of Rattle Snake Canyon and Vandegrift on Mainside, while supplies MORE
Pendleton hosts charity football November 28, 2012 — Football fans passed, ran and scored to raise money for service members and first responders in the local community here during the Buddy Bowl Nov. 24.More than 300 service members and civilians gathered at the flag-football tournament, which raised more than $19,000 in donations for charities who promote active lifestyles for wounded veterans and MORE
Camp Pendleton to host the 2012 Metrolink Holiday Train November 27, 2012 — The annual Holiday Toy Express train is scheduled to arrive at 6 p.m. at the Pacific Plaza and Commissary area here Dec. 8.The train, sponsored by Metrolink, will be making a stop at Camp Pendleton for the seventh year to entertain families and collect toys for the less fortunate. The 41-stop tour, which passes through six counties, brings a MORE
Pendleton encouraged to stay safe during holidays November 27, 2012 — According to the U.S. Fire Administration, fires occurring during the holiday season injure approximately 2,600 individuals and cause over $930 million in damage across the nation annually. The Camp Pendleton Fire and Emergency Services is offering holiday safety tips to ensure service members and families have safe and cheerful holiday season.Tips MORE
Camp Pendleton Shooting Team reunites, wins November 26, 2012 — United States Marines have not always been the precision shooters they are today. The history of Marine Corps competitive marksmanship began with the M1903 Springfield in the early 1900s. The Camp Pendleton Shooting Team intends to continue passing the competitive marksmanship traditions to the new generation using the modern M16A4 Match MORE
Pendleton's child care centers rate perfection during unannounced inspection November 26, 2012 — After an unannounced inspection of child care centers, Camp Pendleton was the only installation to receive 100 percent compliance for 2012.Headquarters Marine Corps inspects all areas of operations to ensure the programs and centers are providing the best possible care for service members and their families."This is a sizable program to oversee," MORE
Free overseas holiday shipping November 20, 2012 — DYMO Endicia is scheduled to offer free shipping for large flat rate boxes to overseas addresses at the Mainside Shopping Center here Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.DYMO Endicia, headquartered in Palo Alto, California, provides customizable, easy-to-use and affordable shipping and mailing software solutions.One-thousand boxes will be available for MORE
Marine Corps' first lady releases first edition recommended reading list November 19, 2012 — Camp Pendleton’s Marine Corps Community Services held a First Lady of the Marine Corps Reading List kickoff and book review seminar here Oct. 29.Bonnie Amos, the commandant of the Marine Corps’ wife, recommended a reading list so wives can gain insight and knowledge about the lifestyle of military spouses.The goal of the event was to have base MORE

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