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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Base library kicks off summer reading program November 27, 2007 — Children and their parents gathered at the base library here, where the summer reading program was officially kicked off Wednesday. To open the 15th annual summer reading program, participants received a visit from Ronald McDonald. McDonald read stories and played games with the children, to demonstrate how reading can be fun. Participants in the MORE
'Nam Marine, millionaire author attributes success to character development gained in Marine Corps November 27, 2007 — "I'm a better Marine now than I was thirty years ago." Robert T. Kiyosaki, best-selling author of the  "Rich Dad" series, and former Marine gunship pilot during the Vietnam War, explained how his worldwide success as a financial leader stemmed from his Marine Corps experience during a phone interview Nov. 5. "If you're going to be successful in MORE
Marines share love of music with students November 27, 2007 —  The children went wild with cheers and applause as ten members of the Marine Corps Forces Pacific Party Band marched into the Kaneohe Elementary School cafeteria with the bass and snare drum kicking the beat, Nov. 27. The band came to the school to entertain hundreds of students, kindergarten through sixth grade, as part of the Music in the MORE
Toys for Tots drive shows off classic cars November 25, 2007 —  Instead of Santa’s sleigh and reindeer, a train of hotrods with roaring engines and polished chrome paraded through Waikiki, bearing Christmas gifts for unfortunate children, Nov. 25. The 33rd annual Christmas Car Cruiser event displayed around 100 classic automobiles from around the island riding in support of the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots MORE
22nd MEU (SOC) delivers first military relief aid to Bangladesh November 23, 2007 —  A pair of Marine helicopters lifted from the flight deck of USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) today with loads of bottled water, marking the first delivery of US military aid to the storm-battered nation of Bangladesh. The 750 gallon shipment of water was delivered to a relief-supply distribution hub in Barisal, a city in southern Bangladesh. “I feel MORE
A way to a Marine's heart is his stomach: Senior enlisted say thanks with Thanksgiving luncheon November 21, 2007 —  Mastery Gunnery Sgt. Ernest Shifflet, (left), the ammunitions plans chief here, piles turkey onto a Marine’s heaping plate of food during the staff-noncommissioned officers Thanksgiving Day Luncheon Nov 21. Senior enlisted Marines at U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific shared the spirit of Thanksgiving by treating their Marines to turkey and all the MORE
Marine sets path for success November 21, 2007 —   A humble farm boy and son of a preacher man from Monticello, Ga. is reaping what he has sowed in the Marine Corps, after setting himself up for success and emulating other successful devil dogs. Sgt. Danny Sorrells, customer liaison section noncommissioned officer in charge, MARFORPAC G-6, has been accepted into the Marine Enlisted Commissioning MORE
Base library offers more than just the average book November 20, 2007 —  Nestled in a cozy corner on the second floor of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific headquarters, is a room packed with collective knowledge, dreams and fantasies of people from throughout time. No secret clearance is required and there is no admittance fee. Those who work here are welcome to walk right through the doors and take any one of the MORE
“Bikes for Tykes” kick-starts Hawaii Toys for Tots Drive November 17, 2007 —  To a child, a shiny new bicycle is more than just a way to get around. It’s a ticket to adventure, a symbol of growing independence and a great way to expand their world. Thanks to the generosity of the employees of BAE Systems here, and through the Marine Reserve’s annual Toys for Tots charity drive, some needy Hawaii children will receive that MORE
Gates of Fire: Marines mirror Spartans November 16, 2007 —  When today’s warriors read “Gates of Fire” by Steven Pressfield, they may have a sense of pride well up inside them. Why? Not many would understand exactly why, except, perhaps, a Marine: the proud history and traditions that make us who we are relate so closely to the Spartans as they were depicted in the book. They were fierce warriors fighting MORE

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