Camp Pendleton News

February, 2013

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Housing management recognized for performance, dedication February 22, 2013 — Three members of Camp Pendleton’s Family Housing management received awards from the Professional Housing Management Association during a ceremony at the De Luz Family Housing Office here Feb. 20.The PHMA is an association that contributes to enhancing housing quality for military members and their families by improving communications and MORE
Rum and Vodka boosts awareness February 21, 2013 — A former Marine sat alone, illuminated by the stage lights as he performed an excerpt from the monologue “Rum and Vodka,” for Marines and sailors during an alcohol and substance abuse awareness and prevention training here Feb. 15.Outside the Wire produced the one-man show and is a social impact production company that uses theater and a variety of MORE
Seminar to emphasize financial saving February 20, 2013 — As a part of 2013 Military Saves Campaign, Marine Corps Community Services, Marine and Family Programs, is slated to provide educational information to service members and their families at the base theater here Feb. 25, 12:30 - 4 p.m. The campaign, donning the slogan “start small, think big” is being offered to promote saving money and good MORE
Congressional Delegation visits Pendleton February 20, 2013 — Two massive MV-22 Osprey aircraft descended on Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton where they off-loaded members of the Congressional Delegation Miller Feb. 16.The purpose of the CODEL Miller visit was to observe how the base has used its funding, current operations and potential additional equipment and funding needs.Maj. Khieem Jackson, the MORE
Marine Corps trials slated for March February 18, 2013 — Wounded, ill and injured Marines are scheduled to compete in the 2013 Marine Corps Trials here March 1-6. The Wounded Warrior Regiment will hold the trails for more than 300 Marines from Wounded Warrior Battalion’s East and West, veterans and international militaries. Four teams will have the opportunity to compete in seven categories: archery, MORE
Children cope with change through symbolism February 15, 2013 — Eight children and a counselor sat on a blue, circular picnic-table cloth and listened to a 5-year-old boy speak about the things that make him sad. The boy said he doesn’t like seeing his mother cry when his father leaves for a long time.More than 100 children shared experiences with one another at Stuart Mesa Elementary School during the second MORE
Innovation abounds at tech expo February 15, 2013 — New warfighting technology was displayed during the 2013 Marine West Expo here Feb. 13-14. The expo showcased technology and equipment that could help service members conduct everyday misisons more efficiently and keep them safe in combat situations. Vendors exhibited everything from bomb-disarming robots to combat boots with optimized comfort and MORE
Pre-retirement seminars to provide transitioning guidance February 14, 2013 — Marine Corps Community Services, Marine and Family Programs is set to host a pre-retirement seminar for Marine and Navy personnel who are considering retirement within the next two years at the Family Team Building Center here, bldg. 1795 on Feb. 12 - 15 from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Another seminar will be held at the same location March 11 – 14 from MORE
National Naval Officers Association meeting to provide career advice February 12, 2013 — Members of the National Naval Officers Association Camp Pendleton and Miramar chapters are soliciting service members to attend the Inaugural NNOA Senior Leader Mentorship Seminar scheduled on Feb. 20 from 5 - 8 p.m.The seminar will be held at the Family Team Building Center here, bldg. 1795.The event will provide attendees an opportunity to MORE
Rum and Vodka to teach responsible consumption February 12, 2013 — Rum and Vodka for all Marines and sailors – but not to drink.  Rum and Vodka is the title of a one-man play scheduled to show Feb. 14 at the base theater here.The play is an alcohol and substance abuse awareness and prevention training program. There will be panel and town hall discussions following the performance.Two shows are scheduled, 9 - MORE

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