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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific - Pacific Theater News
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Marine general leads strike group into history June 03, 2004 — Brig. Gen. Joseph V. Medina, commander of the Belleau Wood Expeditionary Strike Group (BWESG), led 4,000 Marines and sailors into Pearl Harbor Thursday for five days of training before heading directly to the Western Pacific in support of the war on terrorism.   Medina, the first Marine general ever assigned commander of naval ships, and his MORE
Committee racks brains, racks cash May 11, 2004 — The Camp Smith Marine Corps ball committee has been revamped. It's under new management but has kept some of its key veterans from last year.    Each year, the committee works for months on end; sacrificing their time to make sure the Marine Corps birthday ball is as prestigious, worthwhile and memorable as any. Just as any sports team trains and MORE
Camp Smith hosts blood drive May 10, 2004 — A blood drive was held at Camp Smith's Pollack Theater May 4 to support troops in the Middle East.   Tripler Army Medical Center's Mobile Blood Donation Unit drew more than 40 units of blood from Camp Smith's personnel during the three hour drive.   "If we get more than 30 units of blood, the drive is considered a success," said Capt. Michael A. MORE
Marines volunteer time with athletes May 07, 2004 — Marines and Sailors from Marine Corps Base Hawaii and Marine Forces Pacific volunteered their time and talents April 25, when the Windward Oahu Special Olympics held its 2004 Track and Field Competition on the athletic field of Henry J. Kaiser High School in Hawaii Kai.    Athletes participated in various track events such as the 100 meter dash, MORE
Traffic, parking problems persist at Camp Smith May 07, 2004 — If there's one thing Camp Smith is known for, it's the parking or lack there of.   Parking at Camp Smith isn't a new problem.  It has been a problem since Camp Smith became a headquarters command, according to Sgt. Amber D. Shipley, physical security, Camp Smith Provost Marshal's Office, who has worked at Camp Smith for two years.   Most of the MORE
Marines, Australians share special bond April 26, 2004 — There is a long-standing, strong relationship that exists between the Australian Army and the United States Marine Corps.    This bond extends far back in our respective histories when we fought side-by-side to assist in the defense of Australia and New Zealand in World War II, and extends to today as Marines and soldiers of the Australian Army MORE
'We will never forget' April 13, 2004 — Dr. William Samelson, professor emeritus, author and holocaust survivor, spoke at the holocaust observance ceremony at the base chaplain’s building here April 8.   Marines, their families and others attended the ceremony. They listened in silence and with great respect to the moving and intensely detailed speech by Dr. Samelson.   “My mother, older MORE
What a long great trip it's been March 30, 2004 — His eyes are a solemn gray. You can tell a lot about a man by his eyes. Sometimes the eyes tell the truth better than words do. Sit down for a half an hour with this man and words like compassion and selflessness seem to slip out in between his sentences that have one focus in mind... Marines.   Master Sgt. Jerry Webb, Camp Smith MCCS and MORE
Repro Vans see action for first time in 25 years during OIF II March 26, 2004 — Marines from Marine Forces Pacific's combat camera unit recently renovated and shipped five reproduction vans that have been lying dormant for nearly 25 years. The vans were shipped to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II on St. Patrick's Day.    Five Marines from here will meet up with the vans, or "green machines," in Iraq and use them MORE
Reserve numbers lower for OIF II March 15, 2004 — Although mobilized Marine reserve personnel are slowly dropping numbers, they're still playing an active role in Operation Iraqi Freedom II.   The Marine Corps has about 5,148 mobilized reserve Marines, with roughly 1,400 directly supporting OIF II, in Kuwait and Iraq.   Reserve forces for OIF II will be at approximately 3,000 for the first MORE

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