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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

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Camp Pendleton News

June, 2014

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Telephone outage at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton June 27, 2014 — Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton has intermittent phone service for both their land lines and cell phones.  This is part of a base wide phone issue that will be resolved as soon as possible.   Anyone not able to reach the hospital may contact their doctor via RelayHealth or if you require medical care, please come in person to your Medical Homeport MORE
NHCP maintains joint commission accreditation June 27, 2014 — Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and its outlying medical clinics were awarded the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval June 17, 2014.The seal signifies that NHCP has met the requirements to receive full accreditation for another three years.  To receive this acknowledgement, the hospital underwent an unannounced, five-day survey process in March MORE
Armed Forces Voters Week and Overseas Citizens Voters Week 30 June to 7 July 2014 June 25, 2014 — The votes were cast and counted.  The results would define the face of the nation.  With a count of 69 electoral votes, George Washington was unanimously elected as the 1st President of the United States.  This nation’s first presidential election was conducted from December 15, 1788 to January 10, 1789.  The United States consisted of 13 MORE
Chapel rededicated to Marine who took enemy fire for Navy chaplain June 23, 2014 — The Caruso Chapel was rededicated to Sgt. Matthew Caruso, at the School of Infantry-West, here, June 23.The chapel was initially dedicated to Caruso in 1953 and he was awarded the Silver Star Medal in 1950 for shielding Connie Griffin, a chaplain then assigned to the 7th Marine Regiment (reinforced), from enemy fire with his body during an ambush MORE
Cpl. Kyle Carpenter visits Camp Pendleton June 23, 2014 — Medal of Honor recipient Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter visited Marines on Camp Pendleton, June 23. Carpenter met and talked with Marines at the base theater, answering their questions and sharing his personal experience. Carpenter then met and took photos with units from across Camp Pendleton. Carpenter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony MORE
Ascent; call to arms pt.1 June 23, 2014 — Editor's Note: This is part one of a two part story titled "Where No Ramos Has Gone Before"One of Daniel Ramos’ favorite television shows growing up was “Star Trek”. The characters on the show appealed to Ramos’ sense of duty. He could not help but notice how sharp the characters looked in their uniforms. Ramos, now a retired master sergeant, felt MORE
Fireworks Safety on Pendleton June 19, 2014 — Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. However, they are not safe in the hands of some consumers. Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. In 2011, almost 18,000 fires were caused by fireworks nationwide.  Sparklers caused 16% of fireworks injuries.Camp Pendleton Base order 11320.13 prohibits the sale, MORE
Violence in workplace survey June 17, 2014 — The voluntary survey on perceived barriers to insider threat reporting found at GO.UNL.EDU/N6AA is scheduled to end June 28.The survey is intended to assist efforts in ending workplace violence and increase safety for Marines, families and employees on base according to Marine Administrative message 272/14.The survey is open to all personnel and MORE
2014 Third Quarter Culinary Team of the Quarter competition on Pendleton June 11, 2014 — Three teams of two competed for the title of Culinary Team of the Quarter at the 31 Area Mess Hall on Edson Range here June 11. The winners for this quarter were Team 1, Dustin Delmar and Anthony Stewart.The competition is a two-day event.  On the first day, 12 teams competed in a book test and a Jeopardy-style quiz. Four teams qualified to move on MORE
Georges St-Pierre visits Camp Pendleton June 11, 2014 — Georges St-Pierre, mixed martial artist and UFC world champion, meets Marine volunteers and runners at the 22nd World Famous Mud Run on Camp Pendleton June 8. St-Pierre took photos and signed autographs for Mud Run racers and service members during the visit. MORE

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