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Camp Pendleton News

August, 2012

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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
Animal Shelter works with volunteers on Pendleton August 23, 2012 — The Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter opened to Marine volunteers from the Single Marine Program to help cultivate the landscape around the shelter and interact with the animals, Aug. 21. Volunteers are an essential element in the animals’ well-being. Experienced volunteers train the animals, by rewarding good behavior, to prep the pets for adoption. MORE
MALS 39 makes a difference August 23, 2012 —  Marines from Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39 volunteer to assist with a cultivation project near Camp Pendleton’s Wire Mountain Housing area, Aug. 22. The goal was for MALS 39 to assemble a team of volunteers to target certain areas on base in need of a clean-up. This initiative was intended to trigger the ownership and pride of belonging in MORE
Rattlesnake Canyon Road closed for roadway painting August 22, 2012 —  Rattlesnake Canyon Road is scheduled to be closed intermittently for roadway painting Friday, Aug. 24 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Traffic will be detoured on Vandegrift Boulevard between 16th St. and Santa Margarita. The estimated time to paint and dry each segment (upgrade/downgrade) is about 2 hours. Motorist should anticipate the downgrade MORE
Budget cuts effect Pendleton community centers August 22, 2012 —  As a result of funding reductions, Camp Pendleton has been required to reduce spending by closing a few Marine Corps Community Services facilities by fiscal year 2013.In order to meet this budget cut, leaders throughout the base had to make the difficult decision to close three community centers.Closure of the three community centers, which are MORE
Sergeants Major and Master Gunnery Sergeants reunite at Pendleton August 20, 2012 —  This year’s annual Sergeant Major and Master Gunnery Sergeant West Coast Reunion was held on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Aug. 17. During this two-day event, attendees had the opportunity to tour various facilities on base, while others competed in a golf tournament. A dinner took place at the Pacific Views Event Center the evening of the 17. MORE
Child recognized as Camp Pendleton's honorary firefighter August 20, 2012 —  The Camp Pendleton Firefighters held a luncheon to recognize Kaden Rivera as an honorary Camp Pendleton Firefighter, and honor the fire crews who responded to Kaden’s life threatening emergency at Fire Station 8 on Camp Pendleton, Aug. 18. On July 5, 2012, 6-year-old Kaden was bitten by a Mojave Green rattlesnake while camping with his family at MORE
A Higher Calling: MCB Camp Pendleton chaplain completes three decades of service August 17, 2012 — After 30 years, three deployments, two children and countless interactions with Marines and sailors, Navy Capt. Ollis J. Mozon, Jr. has no regrets. “Being a Navy chaplain has made me a better person-- one who recognizes the things that are most important in life,” said Mozon. “I’m blessed to have had this experience.” Mozon, the Marine Corps MORE
Pendleton environmental protection initiative partners with local land conservancy August 16, 2012 —  The Fallbrook Land Conservancy and Camp Pendleton’s environmental planner joined Robert and Margaret Durling for a conservation easement of the new Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative project, which closed escrow on August 14.The Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative supports cost-sharing partnerships authorized by MORE
Employers seek matchless military skills during career expo August 16, 2012 —  More than 30 employers and schools attended the Career Expo seeking the unique skill-sets service members have to offer at Camp Pendleton’s Pacific Views Event Center, Aug. 15. The career expo hosted vendors that visit military installations throughout the country, meeting with military members who are transitioning to civilian MORE

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