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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

July, 2013

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Legal Service Support Section, attorneys provide pro bono service July 31, 2013 — Camp Pendleton’s Legal Service Support Section and attorneys from counties around the base held the first Help for Heroes event at the Joint Legal Assistance Office here, July 27.Help for Heroes is a legal assistance event with classes to help service members and their families understand and deal with various legal issues.“This idea first came up MORE
New commander for Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton July 29, 2013 — A change of command was held at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, here, where former commanding officer Capt. Kenneth J. Iverson relinquished command to Capt. Mark Kobelja July 26. Iverson took command in 2011 and led to overall improvement throughout the hospitals operational effectiveness. He also enhanced communication with the contractors for MORE
Junior Marines attend seminar for success July 29, 2013 — Marines gathered together for a three day, career-oriented seminar at the air station here July 24 through 26. The training provided 59 junior Marines from the air station with information to help them succeed in their military careers. The classes focused on the 24/7 conduct of a Marine, customs and courtesies, special duty assignments, nutrition, MORE
NHCP Conducts Mass Casualty Drill July 23, 2013 — Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton conducted an active shooter and mass casualty drill to test the disaster response capabilities of the hospital’s staff July 18.  The scenario was based on an active shooter incident at the hospital’s Mental Health Clinic (simulated in building H-103) and how responders dealt with the threat, mass casualty patient MORE
Camp Pendleton commemorates a sign from a fallen friend July 22, 2013 — Service members, families and friends joined together for the unveiling of the Camp Pendleton War Dogs sign here July 20.Sgt. Adam L. Cann created the sign before he was killed in action, at the age of 23, by a suicide-bomb attack on a police recruitment station in Ramadi, Iraq.The day began with a sneak preview of the Dawgs of War exhibit at the MORE
Swim camp held for wounded warriors July 19, 2013 — Fifteen Marines and four coaches from Wounded Warrior Regiment, participated in a swim camp at the Wounded Warrior Hope and Care Center here July 18.The camp physically reconditioned Marines within WWR through swimming, yoga, and educated them on the importance of athletic nutrition and recovery methods.“The Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program MORE
Society of American Military Engineers annual Camp Pendleton Day event July 18, 2013 — The Society of American Military Engineers held the eighth annual Camp Pendleton Day event at the Pacific Views Event Center here July 18. The event helped raise money for the Camp Pendleton Armed Services YMCA and the Challenged Athletes Foundation, while providing current information and business opportunities for local architects, engineers and MORE
Devil Pups grow in ten day evolution July 18, 2013 — On Independence Day, teens from across the south-west region started a journey to become Devil Pups aboard Camp Pendleton.Hundreds of teenagers, 14-17 year-olds, were put into six platoons throughout the first training day of the encampment. According to the official Devil Pups website the program will implement, “Ten days of challenge, teamwork, MORE
The Leathernecks II Comedy and Entertainment Tour visits Pendleton Marines July 18, 2013 — The Single Marine Program, School of Infantry-West and Marine Corps Community Services are coming together to host the Leathernecks II Comedy and Entertainment Tour from 1 to 5 p.m., July 19.The show will be held on the SOI-West Parade Deck, here, where there will be performances by comedians Geoff Keith, April Macie, Jessica Sutta and hosted by MORE
Headquarters, Support Battalion has evening under stars July 16, 2013 — Marines, sailors and their families joined Headquarters and Support Battalion here to experience various cultures during the International Evening Under the Stars event held at the Lake O’Neil Peninsula here July 12.The event allowed participants to try food and drinks from different countries around the world.“This event is like a mix between MORE

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