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Camp Pendleton News

July, 2012

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50,000th Devil Pup Graduates on Pendleton July 30, 2012 —  A graduation ceremony was held for the nation’s newest Devil Pups at Camp Pendleton’s 52 Area Parade Deck, July 28. Among the students in the graduating class was the 50,000th graduate of the program, Benjamin Hulbert, a 15-year-old San Diego native, also the great grandson of retired Marine Corps Colonel Alexander Duncan Shaw, the founder of the MORE
Traffic pattern test scheduled for upcoming road construction along Vandegrift Boulevard near new hospital July 30, 2012 —  A traffic test phase for the new base hospital being constructed is scheduled to begin Thursday. The testing phase will last one to two days to provide the hospital’s construction crew a hands-on understanding of traffic impacts for upcoming road construction along Vandegrift Boulevard. During the test phase traffic lanes will be adjusted in the MORE
Motorcycle Mentor Program aims to decrease accidents July 25, 2012 —  No Marine goes to a combat zone without first going through the proper safety and training procedures. Yet, from 2006 to 2007 the fatality rate of Marine Motorcyclists was high enough for the commandant of the Marine Corps to implement a mandatory mentor program at the battalion level, Marine Corps wide. Chief Warrant Officer 4 John C. Watson, MORE
Combat training broken down for Marines on Pendleton July 24, 2012 —  Marines and sailors took part in the Combat Conditioning Training Course, created by Semper Fit, and held at Paige Field House aboard Camp Pendleton, Jul. 23-24. This two-day course is geared to prepare Marines for combat through classroom lectures and hands on training. “[This course] is a better rounded approach to getting away from the body MORE
Mater Dei Monarch run youth camp for Pendleton children July 23, 2012 —  The Mater Dei Monarch football and dance team volunteered to help run the Monarch for Marines youth camp for children of service members at Camp Pendleton’s 11 Area football field, July 21. The Monarchs for Marines service organization of the Mater Dei High School football program, from Santa Ana, Calif., was developed to support the families of MORE
Marine Corps Community Services host 13th annual Community Day Celebration July 23, 2012 —  Service members and their families gathered together to partake in the festivities of the 13th annual San Onofre Community Center Community Day Celebration hosted by Marine Corps Community Services on Camp Pendleton, July 21. “We are having this Community Day Celebration to help pass on information about the surrounding community to Marines and MORE
Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade tackles Women’s Football Alliance July 23, 2012 —  In March 1917, the United States Navy swore in their first female. Ninety-five years later Lt. Kristin Love, division officer of the Patient Administration Department, Naval Hospital, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, has not only taken advantage of the ability to serve in the United States military as a female, but has pushed the status quo even MORE
NFL players coach youth football and cheer camp on Pendleton July 20, 2012 —  It is a common childhood dream to want to become a professional athlete; running onto the field for the first time, hearing a cheering crowd of 80,000 people, or signing autographs for adoring fans. For more than 150 young participants who attended the 2nd Annual Eric Dickerson Youth Football and Cheer Camp, the burning desire of that dream MORE
Dogs on Deployment serve deployed military pet owners July 20, 2012 —  Service members everywhere deal with problems during their military careers. One problem they might encounter is worrying what to do with their family pet when it comes time to deploy.Having experienced this, 2nd Lt. Alisa Sieber-Johnson, a flight student with Marine Aviation Training Support Group 21 in Pensacola, Fl., wanted to help others who MORE
Camp Pendleton Naval Replacement Hospital Construction Project Achieves Safety Milestone July 17, 2012 —  Construction of the new Naval Hospital aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton reached a milestone on June 28 when more than one million man-hours of work was completed without a single Days Away, Restrictions, and Transfers (DART). "Safety remains the paramount concern during construction, and the project currently boasts a rate of zero DART MORE

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