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2018 Marine Corps Trials athletes practice their serve during a sitting volleyball practice at Camp Lejeune, March 16. The Marine Corps Trials promotes recovery and rehabilitation through adaptive sport participation and develops camaraderie among RSMs and veterans. [Cpl. Juan Madrigal / U.S. Marine ...
For the first time ever the Marine Corps trials is being held at Camp Lejeune. The week long Paralympic style event kicked off today with it's opening ceremonies. The event features more than 200 wounded, ill, or injured servicemembers from around the globe. Cortney Wells a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps sustained a ...

Today aboard Camp Lejeune, the Intrepid Spirit Concussion Recovery Center hosted a TBI Expo Fair to raise awareness. TBI's are commonly caused by falls or in the military from IED blasts, and make up 22% of all combat causalities according to the Department of Defense. “They may not realize ...
In his book, “Pastoral Grit: the Strength to Stand and Stay,” Pastor Craig Larson describes the incredible Pioneer 10 Satellite. In 1972, NASA launched the exploratory space probe Pioneer 10. According to experts at NASA, the satellite's primary mission was to reach Jupiter, photograph the planet and its ...
Onslow County Sheriff, retired Maj. Hans Miller (awardee on left), and Marine Corps League detachment 1407 member, retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Alexander Nevgloski (awardee on right), were recognized for their life-long professionalism and dedication to Corps and country at the Sgt. Major C. A. ...
In observance of Women's History Month, this edition of “Raising Healthy Minds” focuses on the mental health concerns women face today and how women can address them. Women take on many roles and carry many responsibilities. The demands of work and family life can become a challenging ...

“Unfortunately, we've had many cases were we've had to tow vehicles off base and owners were required to pay astronomical towing and storage fees,” said Lt. Col. Eric Young, provost marshal, Marine Corps Installations East, MCB Camp Lejeune. “If the owner had registered their vehicle, we could have ...
For the first time, the Marine Corps Trials will be held at Camp Lejeune. The 8th annual competition, which has normally been held at Camp Pendleton, will be held on the east coast this year and begin with an opening ceremony Saturday. The games will then begin Sunday. An adaptive style sporting ...
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WNCT)–After two years of diligent work, Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune received its verification as a trauma center, which means better care for not only the military, but also the surrounding civilian community. NMCCL's verification as a trauma center opens another avenue to ...
The organizers of a community forum on poisoning at the U.S. Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune have had to close pre-registration because so many impacted Marines and families want to attend. The North Carolina base's drinking water contained toxic chemicals from the 1950s to the 1980s. Hundreds of ...
A Camp Lejeune wife and mother has received a special honor from Military Spouse magazine. Jolynn Lee has been named the 2018 Armed Forces Insurance Marine Spouse of the Year. She is now in the running for the overall award as the Military Spouse of the Year. According to a press release, Lee was nominated for ...
A Camp Lejeune Marine has been accused of fracturing a Jacksonville man's skull, according to court documents. Joseph Anthony Lauricella, 22, of Parachute Tower Road in Camp Lejeune was charged by the Jacksonville Police Department on March 9 with an assault inflicting serious bodily injury.
Thanks to a state-managed program, Marines from Camp Lejeune and New River are landing planes on leases at Bladen Lakes State Forest and Caledonia ... Leases in Halifax County and Bladen county are serving as tactical landing zones for Marines at Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River. According ...
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WNCT)–With hugs, kisses and some tears, Marines and Sailors with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard Camp Lejeune deployed Tuesday morning. They'll board the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group to support maritime security operations and crisis response overseas.
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune did its part to honor National Wear Red Day Friday. The day is meant to raise awareness for the prevention of heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American men and women, but it often goes undiagnosed ...
After a night of heavy drinking, a Camp Lejeune Marine in Wilmington for the Marine Corps Ball went to several bars, before being shot to death in downtown Wilmington. Those are some of the details District Attorney Ben David announced Thursday afternoon during a news conference when he explained why the man who ...
Corpsmen with 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, carry a simulated casualty through smoke during a Tactical Combat Casualty Care training exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jan. 22. Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 12:00 am. Fog of war: Sailors conduct TCCC training Pfc. Nicholas ...

Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune EMS Director Commander Joseph Kotora says, "Diabetes, they have heart disease, they have a solid organ transplant. Those folks, if they get the flu, they are at the highest risk of death. So we are trying to segregate those folks who are otherwise well and healthy.".
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WNCT)–With our nation facing a national blood shortage, it is now more important than ever to donate if you can; especially aboard military installations. Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune is collecting hundreds of units weekly that are used across the world. The Armed Services ...
Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., (right) questions Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin during a hearing last year. Last week, Isakson asked the VA to address concerns over a new program to help poisoned Marine veterans who served at Camp Lejeune, N.C. CHIP ...
In March, VA leaders rolled out a new disability program for Marine veterans harmed by toxic drinking water at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and touted their commitment to help those in need. Yet nearly a year after the program launched activists are criticizing the VA for not doing enough to educate veterans and ...
Marines and Sailors work on the techniques learned during Innovation Boot Camp aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jan. 9. Innovation Boot Camp is a program run by Building Momentum and sponsored by Marine Corps Systems Command in support of The Commandant of the Marine Corps' ...
The Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Fire and Emergency Services Division responded to an aid request from Onslow County to rescue a man trapped inside a grain silo, Dec. 28. The FESD used a hundred-foot ladder and an improvised containment device to rescue him. The FESD and Onslow County ...
Government scientists will provide an update to ongoing public health studies related to contaminated drinking water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune later this month. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, or ATSDR, will hold a public meeting at the offices of the U.S. Centers for ...
A winter storm covered Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and the surrounding community with ice, sleet and snow creating extremely dangerous driving conditions on area roadways, Jan. 4. Holcomb Boulevard, one of the major roadways on base, is seen here after the recent winter weather.
The overarching goals are to understand Camp Lejeune's biologically diverse coastal barrier island, estuarine, marsh and terrestrial ecosystems and their interactions with military training activities; identify infrastructure and training land impacts from climate change that risk our nation's military readiness; ...
The retired Marine Corps general fielded questions on many topics in his meetings with troops at Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba and Naval Station Mayport in Florida on Thursday and at Camp Lejeune and Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Friday. North Korea seemed uppermost on troops' minds as ...
The Expeditionary Warfare School graduating class of 1-18 celebrated their graduation ceremony in the Russell Marine & Family Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune on Dec. 15. Brig. Gen. Julian D. Alford, commanding general for Marine Corps Installations East- MCB Camp Lejeune, who ...
A Marine with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment provides suppressive fire for bounding Marines during a live-fire range aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Dec. 13. During the training, a fire team of Marines exited the tree line and began providing suppressive fire on their ...
WILMINGTON - It has been exactly one month since an active-duty Marine corporal was shot to death in Downtown Wilmington. On November 19, Camp Lejeune Marine Edwin Estrada was shot and killed in the 200 block of North Front Street. CLICK HERE to read more and see a video from WWAY.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WNCT)–A special gift for Christmas is serving as a reminder of the sacrifices made by Purple Heart recipients aboard Camp Lejeune. Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune's Purple Heart wreath exemplifies the support of the community. Commanding Officer Captain James Hancock ...
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WITN) - Local organizations are coming together to thank our nation's heroes by covering their holiday travel costs. The Coastal NC Veterans Foundation, along with the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapters in Morehead City and Jacksonville, are sending wounded military ...
Pfc. Yolanda Vigil after graduating from the Infantry Training Battalion aboard Camp Geiger on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Dec. 7. Vigil is a native of ... to become an infantryman. She graduated from the School of Infantry on East Camp Geiger aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Dec. 7.
The base provost marshal says these new security checks have already been implemented at other Marine Corps installations, but due to Camp Lejeune's larger population, it took some additional time to analyze traffic patterns. These tighter security measures come just one month ahead of the federal ...
In accordance with the MARADMIN, the Installation Personnel Administration Center Camp Lejeune will be transitioning to the full use of the Outbound Interview module by March 1, 2018. This transition is being made to ensure professional, efficient, and effective personnel administration is provided to the ...
The marker, noting the establishment of Camp Lejeune in 1941, was just outside the base on Lejeune Boulevard in Jacksonville. The 60-pound marker and the pole it was perched on were reported missing by a state Department of Transportation worker, but it's not clear how long they've been gone, said ...
Staff Sgt. Harold Cooper prepares a small explosive charge used for low-order demolition aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Nov. 30. The range offers Marines the opportunity to test and implement different methods and ideas when performing low-order demolition to mitigate collateral damage.
Free tax preparation and electronic filing will be offered through the Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River tax centers. The New River Tax Center is now open to prepare 2017 tax returns and returns from the last three years. Operating hours are: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m..
Dental care professionals from 2nd Dental Battalion, Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune, are scheduled to visit all five of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune's elementary schools for classroom presentations and dental health discussions. Cmdr. Brook Jones, a Pediatric Dentist, opened his practice at ...
Members of the diversity committee, Navy Medical Center Camp Lejeune and guest speaker Raymond Applewhite, celebrate Martin Luther King Junior's Day at the NMCCL on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jan. 31. The celebration consisted of a reading from Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream” ...
A support battalion under the II Marine Expeditionary Force officially joined the ranks of Camp Lejeune Friday. The II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF) has a new trick up its sleeve. Friday was the activation date of a new support battalion, II MEF Support Battalion, under II MEF. By reducing the workload ...
In a news release, Camp Lejeune said if base visitors don't have a Real ID compliant license, they would have to show a valid passport or one of nine other federal IDs. Marines say this impacts visitors to New River and Cherry Point as well. The DMV says the cost for a Real ID license for drivers who are ...
Camp Lejeune has announced new base restrictions that will be in place for those who do not have a state driver's license or ID not compliant with the Real ID Act. Below is a press release from the U.S. Military on the announcement. ===== Beginning Jan. 22, non-DoD cardholding visitors to Marine Corps Installations with ...
The retired Marine Corps general fielded questions on many topics in his meetings with troops at Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba and Naval Station Mayport in Florida on Thursday and at Camp Lejeune and Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Friday. North Korea seemed uppermost on troops' minds as ...
Marines from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps air stations New River, Albany and Beaufort/Parris Island partnered to lay wreaths in Arlington this past week-end,” said Susan Goodrich, Single Marine Program, Marine Corps Community Services Camp Lejeune – New River, branch head.
The seminar will take place at Bldg. 799A, Room 105, aboard Camp Lejeune. For more information, call 451-3536. American Red Cross Saturday Swim School. Saturday, 8 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.. A weekly group class made for beginners, intermediate, or advanced swimmers ages 6 months and older.
“Get cash now for your military pension,” says the advertisement or, “get your pension advance!” Too often, these offers are just disguised loans that come at a very steep cost and harm the pensioner. The problem is serious enough that the Federal Trade Commission, the North Carolina secretary of state ...
The Expeditionary Warfare School graduating class of 1-18 celebrated their graduation ceremony in the Russell Marine & Family Center aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune on Dec. 15. Brig. Gen. Julian D. Alford, commanding general for Marine Corps Installations East- MCB Camp Lejeune, who ...
WILMINGTON - It has been exactly one month since an active-duty Marine corporal was shot to death in Downtown Wilmington. On November 19, Camp Lejeune Marine Edwin Estrada was shot and killed in the 200 block of North Front Street. CLICK HERE to read more and see a video from WWAY.
The base provost marshal says these new security checks have already been implemented at other Marine Corps installations, but due to Camp Lejeune's larger population, it took some additional time to analyze traffic patterns. These tighter security measures come just one month ahead of the federal ...


 

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