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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

June, 2013

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Naval hospital commemorates battle of Midway June 10, 2013 — Retired Lt. Cmdr. Richard J. Nowatzki, a veteran who served aboard the USS Hornet (CV 8) during the Battle of Midway, joined Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton staff and guests, June 5, in commemorating the 71st anniversary of the famous World War II naval battle.The event, which was organized by the hospital’s Chief Petty Officer Mess and First Class MORE
Relief, appointment June 7, 2013 — A relief and appointment ceremony was held for the transfer of authority of senior enlisted advisor Sgt. Maj. Derrick Christovale to Sgt. Maj. Scott Helms at the 11-Area Parade Deck here June 7. MORE
Marines, soldiers conduct joint exercise on fuel transport June 7, 2013 — Marines and soldiers joined together in Camp Pendleton’s 62-area sierra training site this week for two-week bulk fuel training June 6. The goal of the exercise is to help Marines and soldiers become technically and tactically proficient in their skills within their military occupation specialty while doing so in a realistic tactical training MORE
Muddy Marine mayhem June 7, 2013 — More than 600 Marines and sailors ran the 20th annual World Famous Mud Run as a part of the Commanding General’s Cup here June 7.The service members entered in teams of five or individually and trudged through 6.2 miles of dirt, mud and off-road obstacles.“The Mud Run is supported by the Marine Corps Community Services team and the money we raise MORE
One of 'the few' who served for many June 7, 2013 — His journey began in the mid-'70s as an adolescent on the streets of Detroit, which he resolved to leave after one day on the "wrong side of 8-Mile Road.""I got dropped off in an area for my newspaper route, and while I was waiting for my ride to come back, a couple kids in the neighborhood saw me and started calling me the N-word while throwing MORE
Pros teach at Del Mar beach June 3, 2013 — Eight members of the Hurley Surf Company, including some of their professional surfers, came to Del Mar beach to teach, surf with, and hold a small informal tournament for military children June 2. The event has been dubbed the “Rip My Shred Stick” tour. Hurley stops at 24 locations on their trek across the country altogether, but Camp Pendleton is MORE
Pendleton marks 20 years of muddy running June 3, 2013 — CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.- More than 6,000 service members and civilians splashed, trudged, and waded through 6.2-miles of mud and muck here as the base marked the 20th anniversary of its World Famous Mud Run June 1.  The day began with a simple instruction given by the base commanding general and regional authority for five Marine Corps installations MORE

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