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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
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

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