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14 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

New base gate will offer traffic congestion relief

Commuters who regularly get stuck in traffic during rush hour at Camp Lejeune will soon have a reason to rejoice.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLOS

Correction: Marine Training story

In a story July 19 about military training exercises, The Associated Press, relying on a news release from the Marine Corps, reported erroneously where the training would take place.

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WLOS

Correction: Marine Training story

In a story July 19 about military training exercises, The Associated Press, relying on a news release from the Marine Corps, reported erroneously where the training would take place.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Marine Corps veteran marches across America

A Marine Corps veteran made his way through Sebastian County and northeast Oklahoma on Saturday as part of a 2,700-mile walk to raise money and awareness in support of two nonprofit organizations helping veterans.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

The National Intrepid Spirit Center of Excellence comes to Fort Hood, Texas

The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund has launched a $100 million campaign to build nine National Intrepid Spirit Center of Excellence Satellite Centers at key locations across the country.

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Marine Corps Times

After 2 years aboard PI, Marine finishes MCT as honor graduate

Lance Cpl. Tallia M. Goodale was recognized as the Golf Co. honor graduate at the School of Infantry-East aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, July 15. Goodale will report to Ft.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Field Medical Training Battalion East receives new commander

The past two years for exiting commanding officer of the Field Medical Training Battalion East were the fastest of his life.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Face of Defense: Martial Arts Instructor Teaches With Passion

Street lights shine down on a tent in a turf field as Marines of all ranks gather inside, night after night, to learn crucial skills that could someday save their lives.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Reuters

Pentagon defends war-funding request amid 'slush fund' complaints

Top Pentagon officials on Wednesday defended their 2015 war-spending request before skeptical lawmakers, some of whom called the $58.6 billion plan a "slush fund" to offset defense cuts at home and others who worried the funding-level was too small.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Camp Geiger Marine accused of killing his wife

A horrible case of domestic violence has left the wife of Marine Sgt. Christopher M. Skaggs, 32, dead of a gunshot wound.

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Business Journal

Stellar receives construction awards for Marine Corps projects

The Florida First Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors granted two Excellence in Construction Awards to Stellar for its work on facilities at the base, according to a press release.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

O-R Online

Bridge between counties named for retired war hero

From left Lizzie Keys, 9, her father Ret. Lt. Gen. William M. Keys, state Rep.Pam Snyder and state Sen. Tim Solobay at the dedication of the Route 88 bridge in Millsboro in Keys' honor.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Springfield native, U.S. Marine passes away, flags ordered to half-staff

A Springfield native who served as a U.S. Marine passed away due to injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident in Jacksonville, NC last week.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

NJ.com

Clayton resident graduates U.S. Marine Corps boot camp

Pfc. Ryan J. Vanaman, 26, of Clayton graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina, on April 11. Vanaman successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD Parris Island as one of 48 recruits in Training Platoon 2029.

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MilitaryCity.com

Marines open infantry training to hundreds more female officers

The opportunity for women to attend the Marines' Infantry Officer Course experiment won't be limited to entry-level officers for much longer.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Study: Jacksonville No. 1 in nation for women out-earning men

President Obama recently announced women in the United States earn on average 77 cents for every dollar a man does in the United States.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

The Marines Are Looking For A Few Good (Combat-Ready) Women

Sgt. Jarrod Simmons speaks to his squad of Marines before they head out on a training march with 55-pound packs on Feb. 22, 2013 at Camp Lejeune, N.C. The Marines and the other military branches must open combat jobs to women in 2016.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Marines delay female pullup requirement again, this time until end of 2015

Female Marines training to do pullups as part of their physical fitness test will get a reprieve of more than a year following a Marine Corps announcement delaying the requirement once again.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Fourth of July celebration returns to base

After a year's hiatus, Camp Lejeune's star-spangled Fourth of July celebration returned "with a vengeance," according to Col.

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Daily World

Returning Marine greeted with a grand old surprise

Lance Corporal Mark Hentges, United States Marine Corps, returned to his home in Brick after a deployment to Afghanistan and found his neighborhood covered with American flags.

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