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

August, 2007

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Construction continues to progress on Camp Smith August 21, 2007 — Exterior construction is still under way here as the Bodell Construction Company works to finish its latest project next to the east wing of Headquarters Marine Corps Forces, Pacific building.The company began the project in late December to demolish the old medical wing here and build a new fire station. The company is under a one-year contract MORE
Grateful Nation Award nominations now being accepted August 20, 2007 — Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs is now accepting nominations for its Grateful Nation Award, which will be presented Oct. 15.According to MARADMIN 475/07, the Grateful Nation Award recognizes the significant contribution of enlisted men and women in the five armed services.All enlisted service members who meet the requirements are MORE
Career advancement through Warrant Officer Program August 17, 2007 — Taking the first step in becoming a Marine officer can be the hardest when Marines don’t know what they are getting into, but the Warrant Officer Program allows them a chance to become officers, while staying in their respected job field.The Warrant Officer Program is suitable for anyone who is willing to accept the challenge and meets the MORE
Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff visits Camp H.M. Smith August 17, 2007 — Gen. Peter Pace, the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited the Marines, Sailors, soldiers and airmen here, Aug. 17.“I wanted one last chance to see the troops and say thank you before I retire in the coming weeks,” said Gen. Pace. “You truly make me proud, and have done an excellent job.”Gen. Pace, who was sworn in as the CJCS MORE
MWR Pet Kennels provide home away from home August 17, 2007 — I’m checked in with my unit, my household goods are shipped, the family has a flight and we’re on our way to Hawaii … but what about Toto and Felix the Cat?All service members, retirees and federal employees moving here or leaving the island temporarily may place their pets at U.S. Morale, Welfare and Recreation Pet Kennel, winner of the 2005 MORE
Purple Cobras dodge, dip, duck, dive & dodge to championship August 17, 2007 —  The athleticism and aggression of the Purple Cobras defeated “Dem G-6 Bubbas” in the Marine Corps Community Services double-elimination dodgeball tournament at the base gym here, Aug. 10.The Purple Cobras remained undefeated until the championship series versus Dem G-6 Boys, who already collected one loss from the Cobras earlier in the MORE
Defending champs gear up for new season August 10, 2007 — August has arrived and brought football season along with it. The Camp H.M. Smith Raiders intramural football team is gearing up for the new season.While most other service members head home at quitting time, the Raiders, playing under head coach Carson Peapealalo, have been meeting on Bordelon Field and practicing for the past four weeks.The MORE
Command post exercise draws to a close August 10, 2007 — Approximately 120 officers from 19 countries bid adieu to each other and the command post exercise which brought them together here.This training evolution simulated establishing a United Nations force headquarters in a deployed location in response to a regional peace operation and included both classroom-type briefings as well as practical MORE
Mongolian Armed Forces team up with U.S. Army engineers to rebuild children’s hospital wing August 8, 2007 — A sick child can be trying on both the mind and the heart. That weight can be greatly increased when the child is afflicted with a neurological disorder such as epilepsy, cerebral palsy, or muscular dystrophy; and imagine the hardship when the only hospital in the country capable of treating these disorders is completely dilapidated.Fortunately for MORE
Peacekeeping exercise kicks off in Mongolia August 8, 2007 — FIVE HILLS TRAINING CENTER, Mongolia – The president of Mongolia, Nambariyn Enkhbayar, officially kicked off the multinational peace support operations training exercise known as Khaan Quest 07 during an opening ceremony here today.The exercise aims to increase the peacekeeping abilities of the more than 1,000 participating multinational service MORE

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