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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

May, 2013

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Camp Pendleton Law Enforcement run 17 miles in support of Special Olympics May 31, 2013 — Volunteer’s from Law Enforcement Battalion and Security Battalion here ran 17 miles across Camp Pendleton with the Special Olympics torch in support of the 2013 summer games here May 29.The Law Enforcement Torch Run is a way for the law enforcement community to support their local Special Olympics organization by purchasing a t-shirt that gained MORE
Memorial Day: remembering fallen warriors May 23, 2013 — Memorial Day is a day set aside each year for us to remember and honor our service members who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our country and our way of life. Many are remembered for their sacrifices in a hostile environment by putting themselves into harms way from both enemy and friendly fire to achieve one common goal. We remember MORE
Marines sacrifice at Recon Challenge for those who gave it all May 21, 2013 — Blue chemical lights illuminated the Pacific under a early morning sky as 41 dark figures approached the black waters off San Onofre beach at 4 a.m. and patiently waited in the brisk air for the countdown to honor their fallen comrades to begin May 17. The announcer counted “3… 2… 1!” The Marines plunged into the frigid ocean and stroked their way MORE
Proper recycling can be key to security May 20, 2013 — For some, recycling is a simple matter of separating papers and plastics. The base recycling center is emphasizing that it may not be that simple with the recent development of a new “No PII” recycling bin sticker.Charles Bradshaw, the base recycling manager here said when personal indentifiable information is improperly disposed of, it leaves MORE
Putting a spin on safety May 20, 2013 — Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron Marines from the air station here rallied at Lake O’Neill here for a 101 Days of Summer safety fair and field meet May 17.The safety fair took an unconventional approach to safety training with program displays and stations and interactive booths to provide Marines with a period of instruction that was both MORE
Live, Laugh, Leathernecks May 20, 2013 — The Grand Ball Room of the Pacific Views Event Center here was filled with the laughter and the applause of more than 1200 base patrons as comedians and musicians displayed their talents at the Leatherneck Comedy Tour May 17.The Single Marine Program sponsored event has made Camp Pendleton one of many stops around the globe as they also travel to MORE
Pankration breeds brotherhood, promotes safety May 19, 2013 — Fighters, big and small, from all over Southern California’s military installations joined together in the 5th annual U.S. Military Pankration Championships at the 52-area fitness center here May 18.  Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines displayed their hard work and sweat during this heart pounding tournament that tested their endurance, training MORE
Cal Fire trains Marines to combat Wild Land Fires May 10, 2013 — Crew Chiefs Staff Sgt. Brian Dinning and Lance Cpl. Gary Persall count down “Four. Three. Two. One,” as Maj. Mike Davidge, the pilot of CH-46 E helicopter dubbed “Knightrider,” positions it’s whirling blades and fire bucket over Lake Talega during the 6th annual Wild Land Fire Fighting Exercise here May 9.  Marine Medium Helicopter Training MORE
Hiring Our Heroes supports spouses with Pendleton job fair May 10, 2013 — Hiring Our Heroes came to Camp Pendleton to host a hiring event at the Pacific Views Event Center here May 7th. Over 300 job seekers and 45 employers were in attendance. With over two-hundred productive yearly hiring events, Hiring Our Heroes travels across the country in search of transitioning active duty members, veterans, retirees, reserve MORE
Keller Williams gives a day to those who serve May 10, 2013 — Approximately 50 Keller Williams employees of San Clemente and Escondido North County donated their annual Renew, Energize and Donate day to building picnic tables and painted curbs in Santa Margarita and held a beach clean-up at Red Beach here May 9.On RED Day, employees of this international realty company leave their offices and dedicate an MORE

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