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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

November, 2012

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NHCP DECON Team Completes Certification November 16, 2012 — Sailors from the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Decontamination Incident Response Team (DIRT) conducted a mass casualty drill to receive its Bureau of Medicine and Surgery mandated biannual Navy Medical Warm-Zone Operations Training recertification Nov. 1.  The team was tested and certified in its readiness in handling hazardous material-related MORE
Wounded warriors recondition with athlete training camp November 16, 2012 — Twenty Marines and staff from Wounded Warrior Battalion-West and its detachments, participated in the Total Athlete Training Camp at the Hope and Care Center here Nov. 15.The training camp physically reconditioned leaders within WWBn. West through a series of sports including swimming, cycling and running and educated them on the importance MORE
Installations commander visits Camp Pendleton for review and inspection November 16, 2012 — Maj. Gen. James A. Kessler, commanding general of Marine Corps Installations Commander and assistant deputy commandant of installations and logistics, toured several facilities here Nov. 7 and 8.The purpose of Kessler’s visit was to observe the various construction projects, view their progress and discuss future renovations and developments that MORE
National recognition of Native American Heritage Month November 16, 2012 —  For more than 10,000 years, Luiseno ancestors inhabited the land that is now know as Camp Pendleton. In honor of the Luiseno culture and their people, the San Luis Rey Band of Mission Indians held a gathering at the Las Flores Ranch here Nov. 3. "Our culture is an ongoing thing. It's not stuck in the past," said Mel Vernon, who spoke during the MORE
Camp Pendleton Marines commemorate 237th Birthday with Pageant November 9, 2012 — Marines and sailors gathered to commemorate the 237th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps at the base theater here Nov. 9. The event featured a display of the evolution of Marine uniforms with each time period, talking about significant combat operations dating back to the Corps’ foundation in 1775.“Throughout history Marines have earned the MORE
Cup series continues with basketball tourney November 9, 2012 — More than 25 service members competed on the courts of Paige Field House here Oct. 31 during the Basketball Tournament.Eight teams of three strategized how to fight their way to the finals of the Pendleton Cup during the double elimination competition.The Marine Corps Base team, Those Guys, attributed their victory to good strategy, beating the MORE
UPDATE: 2012 Marine Corps Birthday Pageant to be held Nov. 9. November 9, 2012 — The 2012 Marine Corps Birthday Pageant in honor of the 237th birthday of the Corps is scheduled to be held at 10 a.m. in the base theater here Nov. 9. The pageant will include the massing of colors from all units on the base and music from the 1st Marine Division Band. In addition, Marines dressed in period-related uniforms will demonstrate MORE
Officers to hold panel discussion at hospital November 9, 2012 — As part of a professional military education series, the Camp Pendleton and Miramar chapter of the National Naval Officers Association will present "Expectations of An Officer: A Commander's Perspective" at 5 p.m. in the ground-floor auditorium of the naval hospital here Nov. 15.  Panelists will be Maj. Gen. Ronald L. Bailey, 1st Marine Division MORE
New policing model has Corps' attention November 8, 2012 — Military police here have recently begun a new approach to enforcing the law, and the Marine Corps has taken note.  Marine and civilian law-enforcement agents began training Oct. 15 to apply a model that takes the standard ways of policing and combines them into a unique, more effective way of conducting operations, according to 1st Lt. Cesar MORE
Gate closures to affect BREEZE bus routes November 5, 2012 — The Del Mar and Cristianitos Gates are scheduled to be closed over the Veteran’s Day holiday weekend.The Del Mar Gate closure will begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 8, and the Cristianitos Gate will close at 8 p.m. Both gates will reopen at 6 a.m. Nov. 13.As a result, the North County Transportation District BREEZE bus route system on Camp Pendleton will be MORE

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