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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

March, 2014

2014 IRONMAN 70.3 California Oceanside triathlon March 31, 2014 — The IRONMAN 70.3 California Oceanside is an annual event that took place on March 29, 2014 in the city of Oceanside. The IRONMAN 70.3 is a 1.2-mile swim transitioning into a 56-mile bike ride followed by a 13.1-mile run to the finish line. The race draws competitors from all over the world. The course starts in Oceanside Harbor and follows the MORE
Pendleton hosts Leathernecks III Comedy and Entertainment Tour March 31, 2014 — Comedians performed for hundreds of Marines and sailors during the Leathernecks III Comedy and Entertainment Tour at the Pacific Views Event Center March 28.The tour, hosted by the Marine Corps Community Services Single Marine Program, featured Saturday Night Live comedian Kevin Nealon, followed by a musical performance from the six-time Grammy MORE
Hiring our heroes March 26, 2014 — More than 450 military spouses attended the Hiring Our Heroes hiring fair at the Pacific Views Event Center, March 25. The event provided spouses the opportunity to network with more than 50 employers and receive help with resume writing as well as career planning.This event marked Hiring Our Heroes’ 3rd year providing assistance on Camp Pendleton. MORE
Hell Fire Fat Tire mountain bike race March 25, 2014 — The Hell Fire Fat Tire took place on Saturday, March 22 near Lake O’Neill and Deluz housing on Camp Pendleton. The Hell Fire Fat Tire is a mountain bike race that started and ended at Lake O’Neill Recreation area. The race started in the 26-area and traveled close to Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook before traversing the hills on the far eastern MORE
Camp Pendleton reduces waste by recycling March 24, 2014 — Camp Pendleton has begun a new initiative in recycling by reducing their disposable waste through recycling Styrofoam.    Most people think that Styrofoam is not recyclable, but the truth is the material is a petroleum based product and it is highly recyclable, just like plastics, according to Charles Bradshaw, the Recycling Program Manager for MORE
Chef of the Quarter Culinary Competition March 13, 2014 — The Marine Corps Installations-West Chef of the Quarter Culinary Competition was hosted by the 41-Area Mess Hall here, March 12. Kenny Ponce and Sid Hilarides, Sodexo employees from 53-Area Mess Hall, were awarded first place for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014. Ponce and Hilarides took first in the third quarter of the 2013 competition as MORE
Wounded Warrior Regiment meets with caregivers during Marine Corps Trials March 5, 2014 — Over the past 10 years the Marine Corps has seen a rise in its wounded, ill and injured Marines. The Marine Corps Trials give these Marines an opportunity to gather in the spirit of competition to participate in a sport that they love.These athletes have come from all over the world to compete in the trials in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Some athletes MORE
Camp Pendleton employees win Professional Housing Managers Association National Awards March 4, 2014 — Two employees from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Government Housing Office were selected for Professional Housing Managers Association National Awards at Building 1160 March 4.Each year all housing, billeting and public private venture partners’ offices submit nominees to their service level housing chain of command to compete and be selected MORE