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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
Reservists reap new commissary benefits December 01, 2003 — Thanks to the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2004, Marine reservists can kiss their commissary privilege cards goodbye.   The card, which granted 24 commissary shopping days per calendar year, has been replaced with full commissary benefits given to members of the ready reserve (which includes members of the selected reserve, MORE
Calling all ballers, checkmate callers: From B-Ball to chess, Corps seeks athletes for 2004 Armed Forces Championships December 01, 2003 — The Marines are looking for a few good men, women and anyone who can lay down the checkmate.Several trial camps for All-Marine teams, ranging from chess to men's and women's volleyball, will be held at various bases throughout the Marine Corps in March and April 2004 to compete in different armed forces championships.For women aspiring to make the MORE
Marines remember Tarawa heroes November 26, 2003 — Sixty years after one of the bloodiest battles in the Pacific during World War II, Marines from U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific and the 2nd Marine Division returned to Tarawa to honor more than 1,000 killed.   The ceremony began at the Battle of Tarawa Memorial, which was dedicated to the Marines and Sailors wounded and killed, during the 76-hour MORE
Fiscal year 2004 brings many options for reenlistment September 19, 2003 — Reenlistments are a special time for Marines, especially if it is their first time.  The choice to reenlist and where are up to the individual Marine.   There are many places a Marine can reenlist.   "The place has to be within the Marine Corps' budget, and it can't be off limits," said Staff Sgt. Ben Dillon, career planner here.   Some of the more MORE
Marine wrestles runaway bus September 12, 2003 — The door flew open and the sun illuminated the small room. Corporal Kenneth J. White, driver, motor transportation, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Forces Pacific, smiled as he set his bag of goodies from the exchange on the desk to his right. The other Marines drowned in amusement as White pulled a giant gummy rat from his bag. He wore MORE
Gladiator flexes its muscle on Camp Smith June 25, 2003 — On day 30 of Operation Real Freedom, a group of approximately 600 belligerent activists, still loyal to their overthrown government, have unlawfully assembled at the bridge on the outskirts of the desert town of Intoit.  The crowd is blocking the main supply route and preventing the delivery of humanitarian aide to the station located in the MORE
Marine chooses country, family--Reservists are pulled from homes, called to arms for U.S. global war on terrorism February 19, 2003 — Today, the world is troubled.  A post-September 11 United States is calling for war on Iraq for its probable connections with Al-Quaida and other terrorist groups, and its potential nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons reserves; France and Germany are calling for more United Nations inspections; and North Korea is demanding diplomacy talks MORE

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