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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

August, 2012

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Rip currents still cause for concern August 31, 2012 —  With the arrival of the fall season quickly approaching, water safety is still a major issue concerning troop welfare aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Rip currents carry swimmers out to sea due to a build-up of water on shore caused by waves. This “seaward pressure” is typically released at breaks in sandbars and near structures such as MORE
2012 CFC: Pendleton employees to raise funds for charity August 31, 2012 —  Federal employees and military service members aboard Camp Pendleton are gearing up for the 2012 Combined Federal Campaign. The CFC, established in 1961 by Pres. John F. Kennedy, is an annual workplace campaign that raises millions of dollars each year in support of various charities around the world. "As Americans, we are blessed to live in a MORE
Patriot Group gives veterans new job opportunities August 31, 2012 —  The Patriot Group, Inc. hosted a job fair at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Aug. 30. The job fair included military and veteran friendly employers, colleges, trade and technical schools, and universities. According to TPGI website, “Our Mission is to provide the highest professional military hiring events, MORE
News Brief: MCAS Miramar hosts college information sessions for service members August 29, 2012 —  Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is hosting information sessions for those seeking undergraduate degrees beginning in September. These sessions are open to members of all the military services. Sessions will cover such topics as: 1) General information about the university and how to apply. 2) What are colleges/universities looking for in an MORE
Pendleton warriors compete during the Tactical Athlete Challenge August 29, 2012 —  Warriors gathered at Camp Pendleton’s Paige Fieldhouse to compete in the Tactical Athlete Challenge, Aug. 28. The Challenge is a part of the Commanding General’s Cup and hosted 45 teams and more than 180 competitors. It included three different activities incorporating speed, agility and strength. “It was a lot harder than I thought,” said Sgt. MORE
Evening Colors Ceremony commemorates 70 years of dedication and support August 28, 2012 —  The commanding general of Marine Corps Installations-West and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Brig. Gen. Vincent A. Coglianese, hosted the Evening Colors Ceremony at the historical Santa Margarita Ranch House, Aug. 28. The ceremony was held to celebrate Camp Pendleton’s 70 year history and to recognize leaders from the surrounding communities, MORE
News Brief: Free seminar hosted by Marine and Family Programs for comissioned officers August 28, 2012 —  Marine and Family Programs Division is sponsoring a seminar for commissioned officers contemplating separation with less than 20 years of active duty at Marine and Family Programs (Building 13150) on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Sept. 14. Junior officer recruiting firms will present opportunities for junior officers contemplating separation. MORE
News Brief: Update on MCCS facility closures August 27, 2012 —  As the result of funding reprioritization within MCCS, some program changes need to take place for fiscal year 2013. The current changes are as follows: Two of the community centers, Abby Reinke and Stuart Mesa, will be repurposed into Youth and Teen Centers. All of the services and programs that were offered in these facilities will continue to MORE
Wounded warriors compete in Catalina Classic August 27, 2012 — The Wounded Warrior Battalion-West paddle board team competed in the 55th annual Catalina Classic, a race from Catalina Island, Calif. to Manhattan Beach, Calif., Aug. 26. The WWBn-W team was the only relay team to participate in the 32-mile solo race. This year was the second year WWBn-W took part in the event. The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation MORE
San Diego Union-Tribune: Military civilian coordination efforts praised during recent wild-land fires August 24, 2012 —  In a recent story published by the San Diego Union-Tribune, Cal-Fire officials commended military and civilian firefighting agencies for the coordination and firefighting efforts.To read the story go to: MORE

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