Camp Pendleton News

June, 2012

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2012 Presidential Election: Armed forces are encouraged to register June 29, 2012 — Voting Assistance Officers aboard Camp Pendleton are encouraging service members to utilize their right to vote during Armed Forces and Overseas Citizens Voters Week, June 28 through July 7. This week focuses on increasing voter awareness throughout military installations and providing federal post card application assistance to eligible voters. MORE
Base residents, visitors to experience road, gate closures during Fourth of July Beach Bash June 29, 2012 —   Camp Pendleton residents and visitors may need to adjust accordingly around road and gate closures, during of the 4th of July Beach Bash at Del Mar Beach. The following roads will be closed for the duration of the event, from 6 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., to all motorists:- Del Mar Gate (residents exempt)- Beach Front Road- Harbor Road- Krause Street- MORE
Distracted driving leads to increased citations on Camp Pendleton June 27, 2012 — In the past two years, Camp Pendleton has seen an increase in citations given for the use of cellular phones or hand-held devices while operating a vehicle, according to raw data collected by the Provost Marshal’s Office. The data also shows this type of violation occurs more often in the summer months. “Cell phone use without a hands-free device MORE
Spouses experience day in partners' boots June 23, 2012 —  Marines, and their families, gathered together to participate in Security Battalion’s first ever Jane Wayne Day on Camp Pendleton, June 23. The event was held to give Marine spouses a better understanding of what their significant others do on a daily basis.“Having an event like this allows spouses an opportunity to see what Marines in Security MORE
Camp Pendleton kicks-off summer reading program June 22, 2012 —  Camp Pendleton kicked-off its summer reading program with a mouth-watering magic show from Amazing Dana the Nutrition Magician at the base’s Patrick J. Carney Library, June 20. Children of all ages poured into the facility’s newly renovated children’s library room for an afternoon of tasty trickery and nutritional knowledge as part the Department MORE
Pendleton continues the battle against combat operational stress June 19, 2012 —  For the fifth consecutive year, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton observes “Combat Operational Stress Awareness Month.” Marine and Family Programs provided military service members with a Combat Operational Stress resource and information booth at an entrance to Pendleton’s Marine Corps Exchange, June 15, in effort to shed light on Combat MORE
Wildfire training on Pendleton builds cohesion among local fire Depts. June 19, 2012 —   Camp Pendleton’s Fire Department along side fire-fighting agencies from across San Diego County gathered on base to conduct wild land fire training scenarios in preparation for fire season, June 15. Since Camp Pendleton covers more than 125,000 acres, it is necessary for the base fire department to work together with outside fire departments to MORE
Midshipmen participate in urban warfare training on Pendleton June 15, 2012 —  Naval Reserve Officer Training Corp’s (NROTC) midshipmen participated in urban warfare training during the Annual Career Orientation for Midshipmen Summer Training Program at Camp Pendleton, June 14. Midshipmen were introduced to the Marine Corps, military operations in urbanized terrain, counterinsurgency operations at the Infantry Immersion MORE
Family Readiness Officers receive secure website training June 11, 2012 — Since the launch of social networking sites, users have been flocking to media outlets in an attempt to stay connected with family members and friends. The Marine and Family Program Division provided an eMARINE training course to unit Family Readiness Officers and active-duty administrative personnel at a Marine Corps Family Team Building MORE
Marines train while riding at Military Dirt Days June 7, 2012 — Marines from Marine Corps Installations -West conducted off road motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle training while building camaraderie and forming new bonds during the Traffic Safety Program’s Military Dirt Days at the Pala Raceway, June 5. Military Dirt Days is the Traffic Safety Program’s initiative to give motocross and ATV riders their MORE

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