U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific


U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific - Pacific Theater News

November, 2007

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Summer, sports are getting hotter; November 27, 2007 — Camp Smith remains pretty busy with its year-round intramural sports program here, especially with summer right around the corner.  Despite its smaller size and with considerably fewer personnel than Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Hickam Air Force Base and Pearl Harbor, Camp Smith maintains sporting events with a consistent amount of interest due to MORE
Single military parents often separated from children November 27, 2007 — Marines are accustomed to being separated from their families, and in times like these, with the Global War on Terrorism, more and more single parent Marines are being separated from their children. Chief Warrant Officer Lecia A. Negaard, the adjutant at U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, knows this all too well. Negaard, a single parent reservist MORE
REVISITING RECYCLING BENEFITS November 27, 2007 — At some point or another, we've all known or at least seen people in neighborhoods or public parks collecting aluminum cans in hopes of getting some extra spending money from the recycling center for their aluminum finds.  While they may not be a precious metal, aluminum cans and other recyclable items can garner some serious cash for these nifty MORE
New communication system leads the way in Palan November 27, 2007 — Communication abilities have been taken to a new level for  Marines participating in the Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration exercise 2004 here at Camp Palan, Republic of Korea. The new Republic of Korea Internet Protocol Routed Network allows more efficient communications throughout the Pacific theatre. “We’ve installed a brand MORE
More than just a struggle November 27, 2007 — The holocaust is the single greatest atrocity in the short and unpredictable history of the human race. The Jewish people's tales of concentration camps are usually the foremost topic on Holocaust Remembrance Day in the month of April, but we rarely look at the spiritual and physical struggle Jewish people endured in the ghettos. In these MORE
Master Guns ends career in Marine Corps but not his passion for youth November 27, 2007 — U.S. MARINE CORPS FORCES, PACIFIC, CAMP H. M. SMITH, Hawaii – When walking down the hallways at MARFORPAC, a junior Marine might feel intimidated by all the stars, bars and chevrons on the collars of senior officers and enlisted personnel here. That feeling is immediately cast aside, though, when Master Gunnery Sgt. Mike F. Phillip pats you on the MORE
Marines put their names, integrity on the dotted line November 27, 2007 — Marine Corps Recruiting Command’s Executive Safety Board introduced a new policy in the leave and liberty process, April 1, called the Leave Conduct Pledge. This pledge, established at the ESB’s semi-annual meeting last year, will hopefully reduce the number of off-duty mishaps. The major topic of discussion was that fifty-five Marines died in MORE
Marines pick up trash for ball November 27, 2007 — Master Sgt. Vincent Griffin, command center operations chief, looks out into the crowded food tent, while bagging up trash with Master Gunnery Sgt. Louis Schumacher, Headquarters and Service Battalion personnel chief.  Both Marines, who have over 50 years of service between them, volunteered their time at the state fair Sunday night to help raise MORE
MarForPac looks to beat last years CFC contributions November 27, 2007 — Marines have only two more weeks to donate to the Combined Federal Campaign’s annual charity drive. The drive, which supports local, national, and international health, welfare and philanthropic organizations, will be officially closed on Oct. 19. U.S. Marine Corps Force Pacific is looking to beat last year’s $60,000 in contributions, said Staff MORE
MarForPac Marines raise $1000 for ball November 27, 2007 — Sgt. Travis A Monthei and Sgt. Rosetta M. Clayton and 30 other volunteers were present at a local parking lot to work hard at washing cars June 5, to help raise money for the Headquarters and Service Battalion birthday ball.  The ball committee raised over $1,000 dollars, which will go to decorations and lowering ticket prices for E-5 and below. MORE

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