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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

September, 2012

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News Brief: Seasonal Flu Vaccine Available at NHCP September 28, 2012 — Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton will be offering the seasonal flu vaccine to all TRICARE beneficiaries from Oct. 1 to Oct. 6 from 8:30 a.m. till 5:30 p.m. at the pharmacy entrance of the hospital.     All high risk individuals including pregnant women, children younger than five but especially children between six months and two years old, people 50 MORE
Pendleton honors Korean War veterans September 27, 2012 — In 1950, U.S. President Harry S. Truman authorized a strategic yet dangerous amphibious assault. U.S. forces navigated the tidal flats of northern Inchon's Red Beach surprising an invading North Korean Army and vaulting themselves into the Korean War. Camp Pendleton hosted the 62nd Memorial Anniversary of the Korean War at the Pacific Views Event MORE
Over the Line takes a twist on tradition September 26, 2012 — Fall had begun, but summer-like temperatures at Del Mar Beach Resort here Sept. 22 suggested otherwise as Marines, sailors and civilians competed in a sunny, sandy over-the-line tournament. Over-the-line is similar to softball and baseball but with a few glaring exceptions: A team consists of three players; the object is to hit a ball over a line MORE
Marines compete in rodeo on base September 26, 2012 — The firefighters connected hoses in a race against time. One turned up the water pressure as another gripped a nozzle and sprinted. It was the hose leg of the 2012 Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Rodeo, a five-event timed competition at Lake O'Neil here Sept. 22 in which Marines from the air station here and from stations in Yuma, Ariz., and MORE
News Brief: Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton September 25, 2012 — Marine Corps Base and Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton leadership are hosting a Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sept. 29 in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration to help prevent medication misuse, abuse and theft.This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue.  Medicines that languish in home MORE
News Brief: Volunteer for National Public Lands Day Event at Fallbrook Naval Weapons Station September 25, 2012 — Community volunteers will have an opportunity to help improve the native habitat by building bat boxes at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Detachment Fallbrook (also known as the Fallbrook Naval Weapons Station) Saturday, Sept. 29. The 9:00 a.m. to noon event is in celebration of National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer MORE
ExFOB features gadgets of the future September 24, 2012 — A demonstration of gear, gadgets and gizmos here Sept. 17-21 gave Marines and sailors a first glimpse at potential energy solutions for the Corps' operating forces.  Fourteen different companies showcased their commercial technologies at the Marine Corps' Experimental Forward Operating Base, or ExFOB."ExFOB is not a place. It's a group of MORE
Phil Vassar performs for Pendleton Marines September 24, 2012 — Fans cheered and couples danced while Phil Vassar, country artist and song writer, performed during Operation Gratitude’s free concert at the Pacific Views Event Center on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Sept. 20.  Operation Gratitude and Go Country radio station came together with Vassar to put on a free concert for the Marines, families and MORE
U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts hiring fair for military members, spouses September 24, 2012 — With the veteran unemployment rate peaking at 12.1 percent last year, more service members are taking advantage of the many job fairs geared toward helping veterans and their families find the right fit for a job in the civilian workforce.  More than 800 active-duty and transitioning service members, retirees, veterans, reserve members and their MORE
Pendleton hosts Multi-Cultural Celebration September 24, 2012 — Camp Pendleton service members and families gathered to celebrate the contributions of many diverse cultures during the Multi-Cultural Day event at the Pacific Views Events Center, Sept. 18.  The event was held to educate and entertain while fostering a sense of unity amongst the many diverse groups that serve in and with the military forces.  “It MORE

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