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'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
Fight fire with firepower March 09, 2004 — Fire Station 16 opened Friday morning here at Camp Smith.   The new fire station will service Camp Smith and assist the local fire department in the surrounding community.  The station provides fire, medical, rescue, salvage, overhaul and hazardous materials services.   The average response time before the new station’s inception was 14 minutes.  MORE
3rd Radio Battalion says good bye, again March 01, 2004 — Having loaded their gear and prepared for another deployment to Iraq, 3rd Radio Battalion has said goodbye to family and friends, for the third time in two years.   Approximately 150 Marines gathered Monday in the Marine Corps Exchange Annex parking lot and said goodbye to their families, whether it be in person or with a last minute phone call MORE
Major OIF II Logistical Operation Underway February 19, 2004 — The American armed forces here are undertaking a massive reception, staging, onward movement and integration logistical operation in support Operation Iraqi Freedom II.   "It is like watching a dance of a ships maneuvering in and out," said Marine Lt. Col. William C. Boden, assistant chief of staff for logistics, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Central MORE
MARFORPAC Deputy Commander Assesses Troop Buildup in Kuwait February 16, 2004 — The Deputy Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific today visited Marines from I Marine Expeditionary Force who are deployed to Kuwait for the reception, staging, onward movement and integration phase of Operation Iraqi Freedom II.   In assessing the current buildup of troops and equipment, Brig. Gen. Jerry C. McAbee toured Camp Udairi, meeting MORE
On the deployment again 3rd Radio Bn recieves deployment orders January 26, 2004 — Many 3rd Radio Battalion Marines received orders to ship out again Jan. 26, after returning home less than six months ago from Operation Iraqi Freedom.   This time last year, approximately 50 of the 150 Marines scheduled to deploy were deploying to Iraq as 1st Radio Battalion.   "I wish I had a little more time. I wanted to get more surfing in and MORE
Sergeant major reflects on past 27 years January 14, 2004 — There is no missing him as a Marine, whether it’s in uniform or not. Not that the hair cut alone is a dead give away, but it combined with a bulldog physique and a intense stride immediately gives away the sergeant major of Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific.   The Marine Corps is etched on each line of Sgt. Major MORE

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