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Preparing for Wildfires, Week One: Evacuation Plans and Emergency Preparedness Kits

By Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez | March 27, 2015

Fire season is fast approaching and while training areas are at the highest risk for fires, areas of MORE
Volunteers, Marines clean up Camp Pendleton beach

By Lance Cpl. Asia J. Sorenson | March 19, 2015

California Pizza Kitchen sent more than 700 Volunteers to assist School of Infantry – West Marines MORE
City by the Bay hosts Pendleton’s Single Marine Program

By Lance Cpl. Asia J. Sorenson | March 18, 2015

I felt ready to go, I just didn’t know what to expect.I’d paid my $80 to the Single Marine Program, MORE
Camp Pendleton community comes together to care for pets

By Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez | March 17, 2015

Each day is a new day for the dogs and cats at the Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter, and with it comes MORE

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Slings no more: MCB Hawaii to replace obsolete web slings

By Lance Cpl. Adam O. Korolev | PUULOA RANGE TRAINING FACILITY, Hawaii | March 27, 2015

Since first qualifying with their rifles at boot camp and constantly marching around the parade deck, Marines become familiar with the web sling, or parade sling. Even in the fleet, some units only have the web sling available for annual rifle training; however, the web sling’s days are numbered. By July 1, all Marine Corps Base Hawaii subordinate and tenant commands will be required to possess either the three-point sling or the vigorous combat application sling, otherwise known as the VCAS, or “Vickers” sling. MORE
Hawaii Job Corps pushes students toward summit

By Lance Cpl. Harley Thomas | WAIMANALO, Hawaii | March 27, 2015

Members of the Hawaii Job Corps staff met with Col. Eric W. Schaefer, the commanding officer for Marine Corps Base Hawaii, and other base representatives to discuss the Job Corps and it’s effects on the local population and community March 24, 2015 at the Job Corps Center in Waimanalo. MORE
Sailors set out to WESTPAC

By Lance Cpl. Brittney Vella | MARINE CORPS AIR STATION KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii | March 27, 2015

Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37, otherwise known as the “Easyriders,” sent off Detachment 5 to embark on a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Preble, Tuesday. While deployed, the detachment of 28, including pilots and air crew, will join more than 300 sailors aboard the vessel to be a vital role in theater security cooperation and maritime presence operations with partner nations. MORE
26th MEU composites for future deployment

By Staff Sgt. Bobby Yarbrough | MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. | March 27, 2015

The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) composited as a Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF), March 16, and will spend the next six months training with the U.S. Navy's Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group for a deployment this fall. MORE
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