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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton


Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

"The West Coast's Premiere Expeditionary Training Base"
Camp Pendleton News

August, 2014

New mess hall competes for William P.T. Hill Trophy August 29, 2014 — Throughout history, successful men have detailed ‘the grind,’ or the price of success, whether it be starting a successful business or winning the Super Bowl.Get up. Get dressed. Another early morning in the Marine Corps is kicked off with the usual run or trip to the gym, leading into a day filled with plenty of work to be done. Like any other MORE
Recreational Shooting tournament for the CG's Cup August 27, 2014 — Marines participated in a recreational shooting tournament during the 2014 USAA Commanding General’s Cup at the Base Skeet and Trap Range, here, Aug 20-22. More than 30 three to four man teams competed in trap shooting, where clay targets, commonly known as pigeons, are hurled from a launcher and in skeet shooting, where two targets are pitched in MORE
Honoring the Fallen August 27, 2014 — The engine of a hearse hums. The door creaks as it opens. White-gloved hands grip the casket, covered by the American flag, on either side. The casket is slowly marched to its final resting place. As the rifle volley sends a ringing boom echoing throughout the cemetery, a solemn silence sets in. This signals the bugle call known all too well by MORE
Commanding General's Cup, Falcons vs Standard Bearers August 27, 2014 — The Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Falcons won their opening game with a 19-8 victory over the 1st Marine Division, Headquarters Battalion Standard Bearers at the Paige Fieldhouse football field, here, Aug 26.The first quarter began with a chest bumping game for field positioning. The Falcons started with a solid passing game. Falcons quarterback MORE
Commanding General's Cup football league (Highlanders vs Beasts) August 20, 2014 — The 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Highlanders won their opening game with a 28-8 victory over the 1st Marine Logistics Group Beasts at the Paige Field House here, Aug. 19.The defense of the Highlanders was rock solid throughout the game, forcing three fumbles and an interception.The Highlanders returned the opening kickoff to their own 25 yard MORE
Dawgs Project dedicates memorial to dog handlers August 14, 2014 — The Dawgs Project, a company dedicated to military working dog handlers of all services, unveiled a memorial to commemorate K-9 handling service members at the Pacific Views Event Center’s Memorial Garden at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Aug. 9.A 5,000-pound statue was placed in the garden with the names of fallen dog handlers from each MORE
Exceptional Family Member Program holds beach event on Pendleton August 6, 2014 — Children enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program participated in a beach day event at Del Mar Beach here, Aug. 2-3. EFMP hosted the event for special needs children who are enrolled in the program. Some of the children who participated in the event had special needs including Autism, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, blindness, cancer, MORE
Sesame Street performs for military families on Pendleton August 5, 2014 — The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families performed, July 31 and, Aug. 1 at the base theater for military and their guests. This year marks the tours fourth year visiting military installations in the U.S. and abroad. The USO created the show to help service members and their families deal with challenges they face, such as MORE
Pendleton hosts commanding general change of command ceremony August 1, 2014 — Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton hosted a change of command ceremony at the 11 Area Parade Field at 10 a.m., Aug. 1. Brig. Gen. John W. Bullard relinquished command of Marine Corps Installations West and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton to Brig. Gen. Edward D. Banta.Bullard who served as commanding general here since August 2013, acting as both MORE