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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

March, 2013

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Students learn occupation through military observation March 27, 2013 — Students from four local high schools learned about various career fields by shadowing service members and government employees here during their fall and spring semesters.“This program was created to enable high-school students to find a career they are interested in and give them insight on what it takes to obtain and perform that job,” said MORE
Competitors pedal across Pendleton March 25, 2013 — More than 300 Marines and civilians pedaled across Camp Pendleton during the first Hell Fire Fat Tire Bike Race here March 23.“The mountain bikers competed in 13 and 23-mile courses through some of base’s most drastic elevation spikes and falls,” said Jimi Shive, the assistant race director of the Hard Corps Race Series.Competitors crowded the MORE
Iwo Jima vets reunite for 68th anniversary March 25, 2013 — Cannons roared and trumpets blared as the sun set on Camp Pendleton where hundreds gathered to honor those who served in World War II during the 68th annual Battle of Iwo Jima Commemoration ceremony, held at the Pacific Views Event Center here March 23. A memorial service was held that featured 21-Gun Salute, and the playing of “Echo Taps”. After MORE
Leadership class gets schooled on Pendleton March 21, 2013 — More than a dozen students from the Leadership North County class gathered at the Pacific Views Event Center here to learn about Camp Pendleton’s contributions to Southern California, March 21.This course brings community leaders from the North County region together to increase awareness of local issues and to build working relationships between MORE
Battle Color brings brass and bayonets to Pendleton March 18, 2013 — More than 1,000 spectators filled the bleachers of the Paige Fieldhouse Football Field here during the Battle Color Ceremony March 15.The Silent Drill Platoon, the Commandant’s Own Drum and Bugle Corps and the Marine Corps Color Guard make up the Battle Color Detachment. The detachment is based at the historic Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., MORE
Recovering Warrior Task Force coming to Pendleton March 18, 2013 — The Recovering Warrior Task Force will be conducting an installation visit on March 19-20, 2013 to the Wounded Warrior Regiment West Battalion Headquarters at Camp Pendleton, CA. During their visit, the Task Force will be holding a series of focus groups for Recovering Warriors and their families to discuss their recovery.The focus groups are the MORE
Devil dogs compete in ultimate Frisbee tournament on Pendleton March 15, 2013 — Sixteen teams competed in a game that turned an open field into a “Devil Dog” park as Marines ran, jumped and caught their way through an ultimate frisbee tournament here March 13. The Camp Pendleton Athletics department held the contest at the Camp Horno Football Field.Eddie Bolanos, the coordinator of the tournament, said this is the second time MORE
Awarded for exceptional safety March 15, 2013 — Carry Groves and Juan Garcia received the Command Safety Excellence Award on behalf of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services during a ceremony held by Brig. Gen. Vincent A. Coglianese, left, and Sgt. Maj. Derrick Christovale Sr., center-right, in the commanding general’s conference room March 12.Tom Caughlan, right, is the director of MORE
Battle Color Detachment to perform at Pendleton March 15th March 14, 2013 — The United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, The Silent Drill Platoon and The Color Guard of the Marine Corps, collectively known as The Battle Color Detachment, are scheduled to hold two performances here March 15.  The first performance will be at 10:30 a.m. on the 11 Area football field.  For those from the northern area, a ceremony will be MORE
Forum gives Seattle leaders Corps perspective March 13, 2013 — Fourteen Seattle metropolitan-area leaders and three other civic leaders – most having little or no exposure to the military – visited three Greater San Diego-area Marine Corps installations March 7-8.The visitors began the inaugural West Coast Marine Corps Executive Forum at the yellow footprints at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. The forum MORE

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