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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

August, 2012

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Seventh annual Sprint Triathlon races through Camp Pendleton August 7, 2012 —  Marine Corps Community Services Semper Fit hosted its seventh annual Sprint Triathlon as part of the Hard Corps Race Series at Assault Craft Unit Five on Camp Pendleton, Aug. 4. “The triathlon is held to help raise revenue in support of the Marines and sailors on base,” said Jill Prichard, a Hard Corps Race Series coordinator with MCCS Semper Fit. MORE
VEERP allows Marines to exit service early August 7, 2012 —  Officials from Manpower and Reserve Affairs recently released a revised Voluntary Enlisted Early Release Program that provides eligible applicants an opportunity to exit military service up to one year ahead of their scheduled separation date. Marine Administrative Message 371/12 promotes force shaping measures in accordance with budget cutbacks MORE
Camp Camo keeps kids healthy August 6, 2012 —  Marine Corps Community Services started Camp Camo, a four-day camp for youth, at the Paige Fieldhouse on Camp Pendleton, July 30. Camp Camo is a summer camp where children seven to 11-years-old learn about nutrition, exercise and how to stay healthy during the summer months. “At this camp the children will learn how to make healthy snacks, lunches MORE
Muslim Marines eat to strengthen spiritual fitness August 3, 2012 —  As the darkness of night swept over Camp Pendleton, the recitation of the Adhan could be heard throughout the halls of the Blinder Memorial Chapel, Aug. 2. Pendleton's Muslim community gathered for Iftar, an evening meal to break fast during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. "Fasting in the month of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam," MORE
Competition spikes at Pendleton’s beach volleyball tournament August 2, 2012 —  Marines and sailors competed in a beach volleyball tournament during the 2012 Commanding General’s Cup at Camp Pendleton’s Del Mar Beach, Aug. 1. Throughout the CG’s Cup, most events will take place on the field or in a gymnasium. However, hosting the cup on the beach offers a variety of different sports to be played such as horseshoes, tug-o-war MORE
NHCP Offers Back to School and Sports Physicals August 2, 2012 —  Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton will be holding special Back-to-School and Sports physicals for patients ages 5 to 19. The first clinic will be July 10 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for all eligible TRICARE Prime beneficiaries enrolled to the hospital and will be held in the Team 6 hallway of the Family Medicine Department. Patients can walk-in or call for MORE
Pendleton to hold recycling event August 1, 2012 —  The Camp Pendleton Recycling Center is scheduled to hold a free Electronics Recycling & Household Hazardous Waste Event at the 22 Area Recycle Center, bldg 22054, the first Saturday of every month. Some electronic items that may be dropped off at the event include: - Computer monitors - Televisions - Telephones - Printers - Computers - Video MORE

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