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, 2008

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Marines collect Toys for Tots as city set aglow November 30, 2008 — The holiday spirit was aglow as the annual Toys for Tots campaign made a stop at the city of Kaneohe’s 3rd Annual Windward City Lights celebration Nov. 30. The event featured rides and games for children, food and craft booths, entertainment by the Royal Hawaiian Band and the night’s main event, the official lighting of the city’s holiday lights by MORE
Marines roll out big wheels for local parade November 29, 2008 — Marines from 4th Force Reconnaissance Company participated in the Hawaii Kai Christmas Parade Nov. 29.  The Marines collected toys along the route and at the Koko Marina Shopping Center to support of the Toys for Tots campaign.  This year's goal is 40,000 toys.  Anyone interested in donating or getting more information on upcoming events can visit MORE
November 26, 2008 — Staff Sgt. Damien Gardner and Master Chief Petty Officer Jay Stuckey serve Sgt. Kody L. Sharman during a Thanksgiving lunch held by the staff noncommissioned officers of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific at the Sunset Lanai Nov. 26, to show their appreciation for their junior Marines. Several MarForPac staff NCOs were on hand, filling the Marines’ MORE
Team demonstrates “command post of future” November 20, 2008 — The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Experimentation Center demonstrated the capabilities of a newly-developed Mobile Modular Command and Control (M2C2) Enhanced Prototype (MEP) here Nov. 20. The system is a Humvee-mounted command operations center which is the result of the Marine Corps’ need to establish quick command and control while on the MORE
Toys for Tots corporate sponsors hold reception November 20, 2008 — 1st Lt. Luke Gaffney from 4th Force Reconnaissance Company presents a plaque to representatives from BAE Systems, Meadow Gold Diaries and First Hawaiian Bank for their corporate sponsorship of the Toys for Tots program.  More than 100 sponsor employees filled the 30th floor reception room at the First Hawaiian Administrative Headquarters building MORE
Raiders overcome Bandits, advance to championship November 19, 2008 — The Camp Smith Raiders defeated Marine Aircraft Group 24 Bandits 8-0 during a 2008 Intramural Football League game at Pop Warner field here Nov. 19. In the first quarter, Bandits center slid the ball on the ground in his own end zone, giving the Raiders a safety.At halftime, with the score at 2-0, Freddie Williams, Raiders wide receiver, gave his MORE
Hawaiian Telcom joins Toys for Tots team November 19, 2008 — The Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program has been collecting toys for less fortunate children since 1947 and national and local businesses are a big part of that collection effort.             Hawaiian Telcom, a communications company of 1,400 employees here, opened its doors this morning at the Pearlridge Shopping Center with a new MORE
Shoppers create ‘beary’ special friends for Toys for Tots November 15, 2008 — Marines were on hand accepting donations of new, furry friends to the Marine Corps Reserve’s annual Toys for Tots drive at the Ala Moana Build-a-Bear Workshop Nov. 15 and 16. Shoppers spent time stuffing, bathing, dressing and naming plush animals for Hawaii’s less-fortunate children.“I have been giving to Toys for Tots for as long as I can MORE
MarForPac encouraged to wipe out waste November 14, 2008 — In observance of America Recycles Day Nov. 15, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific personnel are encouraged to contribute to a better environment through recycling paper products. Recycling is the key to conserving our already limited capacity of raw materials, according to Mr. Jim Sibert, Marine Corps Base Hawaii recycling center manager.“It takes MORE
Free Toys for Tots Holiday Concert November 14, 2008 — U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific and BAE Systems, a worldwide partner of the USO, will proudly present Na Mele o na Keiki, “Music for the Children,” at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008 at 7 p.m.      This free concert of holiday favorites will be performed by the MARFORPAC Band with guest artists Danny Kaleikini, Carole MORE

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