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Camp Pendleton News

December, 2012

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Programs set to prevent suicide, create awareness December 27, 2012 — Five Marine Corps installations in the southwestern United States will begin a Suicide Prevention Program where leaders at all levels will facilitate access to prevention, counseling, treatment programs and services to any service member the command believes is at risk to themselves or others.According to Marine Corps Installations-West, Camp MORE
Aviation Centennial: Frank Baron Jr. December 26, 2012 — “Put! Put, put! Put!”Imitating the sound of the Curtiss Condor’s engines failing, the 98-year-old man mimics the rumbling motions of the aircraft falling from the sky. His hands rush to his shoulders as if grabbing for a parachute’s straps he and the other 40 Marines on that plane had been wearing“I thought, ‘This is it,’ and then all of a sudden, MORE
Pendleton's early years revisited December 21, 2012 — Like opening a time capsule buried many years ago, parts of Camp Pendleton's history were revealed through the words of the first official base director of natural resources.William Duncan Taylor recalled past experiences and memories about the preservation of land, wildlife and ecosystems during his 27-year tenure beginning in 1948. He was invited MORE
PMO encourages safe driving over the holidays December 21, 2012 — The holiday season is a time where families gather together and share in the holiday spirit. Alcohol consumption is a common factor during holiday parties and celebrations.During winter months, the roads can be dangerous because of inclement weather. Drivers under the influence of alcohol increase the level of danger on the roads. Last year, there MORE
Marines make merriment for many December 20, 2012 — The spirit of giving grows as the holiday season approaches.The Toys for Tots Foundation helps bring joy to children in need by collecting and distributing toys and gifts from October to December.According to the foundation’s official website, “The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys MORE
Air station is transformed into winter wonderland December 17, 2012 — Imagine, if you can, taking an average MCMAP field on Camp Pendleton and transforming it into a snow covered winter wonderland. That is exactly what the Marines at Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton did for their Holiday Gathering this year.   This gathering, which took place Dec. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m., was MORE
Former NFL players show Marines help is available December 17, 2012 — Marines and their families were given the unique opportunity to watch football with those who have first-hand experiences as professional athletes.Former NFL players talked about the Real Warriors Campaign and the transition from one lifestyle to another during the “Game Day” event hosted at the Pacific Views Event Center here Dec. 16.The event MORE
Two gate closures expected over the holidays December 13, 2012 — Two gates here are scheduled to be closed over the Christmas and New Years holidays.The Cristianitos gate will be closed Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. and will open  Dec. 26 at 5 a.m.  The Del Mar gate will be closed Dec. 21 at 6 p.m. and open Dec. 26 at 6 a.m.Cristianitos will close again Dec. 28 at 8 p.m. and open Jan. 2 at 5 a.m. Del Mar will close Dec. 28 MORE
Pendleton gets $1M plus for energy conservation project December 12, 2012 — The public utility for San Diego County’s natural gas and electricity recognized Camp Pendleton’s energy-conservation measures by presenting to the base a check for $1,002,570.42 at a ceremony in the courtyard of the 14 Area enlisted barracks here Dec. 10. Brig. Gen. Vincent A. Coglianese accepted an oversize check representing incentives the base MORE
Mary Fay SAC program to relocate December 12, 2012 — Beginning Dec. 31, the School-Age Care program is scheduled to relocate from Mary Fay Elementary School to San Luis Rey facility, Bldg. 17082 here.Mary Fay is experiencing a high volume of student enrollment and can no longer has space to support the SAC program.The procedures and times for student drop-off and pick-up will remain the same, 6 a.m. MORE

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