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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

April, 2013

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Kids First Fair fun for everyone April 30, 2013 — It was a spring day hot enough for T-shirts, shorts and sunblock as children ate snow cones drenched in cherry syrup.This was the scene during the 18th annual Kids First Fair held at the Paige Fieldhouse here by Marine and Family Programs April 27."Kids First Fair is in recognition of the month of the military child and child abuse awareness MORE
Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton participates in National Drug Take Back Day April 30, 2013 — Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, participated in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 27. This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue by allowing people with unused medications to anonymously return them for MORE
Volunteers celebrated for continued service April 26, 2013 — Marine and Family Programs hosted the 2013 Volunteer of the Year Awards Ceremony at the base theater here April 25.Awardees received celebrity treatment as they made their way to the theater on red carpet, were served hors d’oeuvres and stopped to take snap shots in the photo booth area before and after the ceremony.“I’m still shaking from the MORE
Spouses learn through laughter on Pendleton April 25, 2013 — Military wives sat in white beach chairs watching the sun set over the Pacific as the Live, Laugh and Learn tour kicked off at the Del Mar Beach Resort here April 19. The Live, Laugh and Learn featured a book signing with two authors, motivational presentations and a comedy skit designed for military spouses.“We want to bring hope, love and MORE
Phase II of main gate cloverleaf construction April 22, 2013 — Traffic changes, which include closing the A Street Bridge to Camp Del Mar, are scheduled to occur from 9 p.m. May 3 to 9 p.m. May 5 north of the main gate along Vandegrift Boulevard as crews construct a temporary intersection in preparation for building an overpass. All inbound and outbound traffic to Camp Del Mar will be required to use the Del MORE
Marines Stepp up at Stables April 18, 2013 — Horses roamed the dew covered corral and grazed on alfalfa in the crisp morning air while Marines gathered old rakes and worn wheelbarrows as care takers for the steeds of Stepp Stables here April 17.Marines from the Single Marine Program here volunteered to sweep and remove horse manure from the barn, stall and corral areas of the stables.“We’re MORE
Heartbreak Ridge: a race to the finish April 16, 2013 — Runners, regardless of experience, ran mile after mile throughout the rocky, mountainous terrain of the Las Pulgas foothills during the 2013 Heartbreak Ridge Half Marathon here April 13.The 13.1-mile marathon takes place annually in conjunction with Pendleton Race’s Hard Corps Race Series, and is the second of the six events available to military MORE
Fallen Marine, firefighter honored in namesake building dedication April 10, 2013 — Headquarters Marine Corps dedicated the recently constructed Fire Station 10 here, April 6, in commemoration of Sgt. Brian E. Dunlap, an advisor for the Iraqi Army and firefighter with the Camp Pendleton Fire Department. Dunlap was killed by an improvised explosive device after a series of IED’s were detonated during combat operation against enemy MORE
Lee presents POW!er concert to Pendleton heroes April 9, 2013 — Service members and their families attended the first of Stan Lee’s POW!er Concerts at the Pacific Views Event Center here April 5.Country music band Gloriana played live music to honor what POW! Entertainment suggests are the “courageous everyday superheroes” on base.“All my life I’ve created fictional superheroes,” said Lee, chairman of Marvel MORE
William Taylor, natural resources director tied to base’s earliest years, dies at 100 April 5, 2013 — Base stalwart and forefather William “Bill” Taylor died at a hospital in Vista, Calif., March 30. He was 100.A service will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church in Vista April 6 at 1 p.m.Maj. David Roen, a former colleague at Environmental Security here, wrote the following:"Mr. Taylor began working at MCB Camp Pendleton in 1948 as the Range MORE

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