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

September, 2008

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Camp Smith donates liquid life September 30, 2008 — Army Sgt. Jennifer Palacios, mobile blood drive noncommissioned officer in charge, locates a vein in the arm of Navy Cmdr. Brent Parks, deputy director of information technology for Joint Interagency Task Force, West, during a blood drive at the Pollock Theatre Sept. 30.The Mobile Blood Drive Unit from Tripler Army Medical Center made their MORE
Volunteerism impacts community, one school at a time September 19, 2008 — The Adopt-a-School program affords U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Marines the opportunity to extend their hands to the community and impact children in the Hawaii public school system.The program helps establish good rapport between the Marine Corps and the community and encourages Marines to put service before self, said Staff Sgt. Arthur L. MORE
Raiders squeak by Bandits 20-14 September 17, 2008 — The Camp Smith Raiders defeated Marine Aircraft Group 24 Bandits 20-14 during a 2008 Intramural Football League game here Sept. 17.Both teams held the crowd in suspense as the game ended with Raiders wide receiver Jim Kikuchi scoring the game-winning touchdown in overtime, pulling in a miraculous catch in the end zone. The first quarter ended with MORE
Smith holds Annual 5K Grueler September 17, 2008 — Service members and community members joined strides during the 12th Annual 5K Grueler Sept. 17 here. Supporting Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, cadets from the Kalaheo High School, junior reserve officer training corps and running enthusiasts took to the road for a short, but inspiring run through the twists, MORE
History displayed in heart of Honolulu September 16, 2008 — It’s an old cliché that a picture is worth a 1,000 words and the same might be said about a painting, sculpture or a piece of cloth. The Honolulu Academy of Arts displays all of these mementos of time to the general public.The academy offers discount prices to service members and their families including a free admission day every first Sunday of MORE
MarForPac preps for CFT September 12, 2008 — Beginning the first Friday of October, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Marines are scheduled to participate in a five-day combat fitness test readiness program. Mandated by the training section for Headquarters and Service Battalion, MarForPac, battalion physical training is planned to be held each Friday in October. Master Sgt. Patrick Ward, MORE
Corps makes change to tattoo policy September 9, 2008 — The Marine Corps has updated its policy on tattoo sleeves as it pertains to special duty assignments. Per Marine Administrative Message 494/08, signed Sept. 4, Marines with tattoo sleeves are no longer authorized to serve as a recruiter or Marine Security Guard.  This applies to those Marines who had their sleeves grandfathered prior to the July 1, MORE
DoD switches to new travel cards September 8, 2008 —  Over the past few weeks, Department of Defense members received new Citibank Citi Government Travel Cards in preparation for the transition from Bank of America Government Travel Cards. Citibank will replace Bank of America as the new provider for government travel cards beginning Nov. 30. Jeanette Powell-Campbell, administration chief for MORE
New family readiness officer brings positive changes September 8, 2008 — U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, received a new family readiness officer Aug. 4, who brings a new enthusiasm to the position.Cheryl Roy, MarForPac’s family readiness officer and a Marine spouse, brought a new system for commanders to pass information to families about their deployed service members.The Mass Communication Tool is a MORE
Raiders annihilate Renegades, 52-6 September 3, 2008 — In the season-opening game, the Camp Smith “Raiders” dominated the Marine Corps Air Facilities “Renegades” 52-6, during a 2008 Intramural Football League game at Pop Warner Field Sept. 3. Setting the pace, Timothy Johnson, Raiders running back and lead scorer in the game, ran three touchdowns and a miraculous pitch for an assisted fourth. The MORE

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