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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

October, 2013

Red Ribbon Week keeps Pendleton students drug free October 30, 2013 — Eagle Young Marines visited Mary Fay Pendleton Elementary school to speak about the importance of Red Ribbon Week Oct. 29.Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation and reaches out to millions of Americans every October.“We visited many of the schools on base over the last two weeks and talked to all grades MORE
Participants compete in Glow Ball Golf Tournament October 26, 2013 — Participants battled cool temperatures and night skies for a chance to win the Glow Ball Golf Tournament held at the Marine Memorial Golf Course Oct. 25.The event included an Oktoberfest meal, the tournament and concluded with awards.The par three course was nine holes, dimly lit by neon lights at each hole and the lighted necklaces the MORE
Marines attend seminar before marriage October 17, 2013 — The Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton hosted a premarital seminar, “P.S., before you say I do,” Oct. 16. The day-long class is designed to address some of the various issues that that often occur in military marriages. Subject matter experts taught six different classes that covered a variety of strongly suggested topics that service members should MORE
Electric vehicle charging stations on Pendleton October 11, 2013 — A base order has been published addressing users of all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles concerning electric charging on base, Oct. 3.MCIWEST-MCB CAMPEN ORDER 11240.1 provides guidance on location, and details on the prohibition of the use of government charging stations.According to the order, “recharging of electric [government MORE
Pendleton fire may cause residents to file claims October 11, 2013 — A fire that covered nearly 2,500 acres of Camp Pendleton lead to the evacuation of more than 330 residents who may now have to file claims for per diem and smoke or fire damages to their homes or property.According to the Staff Judge Advocate claims website, service members trying to recover from property damage caused by activities of the federal MORE
Combined Federal Campaign simplifies giving October 1, 2013 — The Southern California Combined Federal Campaign kicked off at the military post office, building 16840, during a unit representative’s meeting Sept. 30.The Combined Federal Campaign is an annual charity campaign, from Sept. 1 to Dec. 15, designed to assist federal employees that wish to donate to nonprofit organizations around the world.According MORE
POW-MIA Remembrance Ceremony at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton October 1, 2013 — Nearly 200 staff and guests attended the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton 23rd annual Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Remembrance Ceremony on the front lawn of the hospital Sept. 20.This year’s guest speaker was retired Chief Warrant Officer Michael A. Clark, a 21-year Navy veteran and former curator and founder of the Prisoner of War/Missing in MORE