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Swansboro Mayor John Davis Recognizes Service Members' Sacrifices During Military Appreciation Day

Mayor John Davis gives a speech during Military Appreciation Day in Swansboro, N.C., June 1. 2019. Swansboro's Military Appreciation Day has been celebrated annually since 2002. The even is hosted by Hammocks Beach State Park representatives and the Swansboro Chamber of Commerce's Military Affairs Committee. Several Marines from II MEF and Camp Lejeune were also presented at the event and displayed various pieces of military equipment. (

Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune holds frocking ceremony

Senior Chief Plair’s daughter Faith Medford, right and mother Gwendolyn Portee, left, place Senior Chief Petty Officer pins on her lapels during a frocking ceremony held June 17 at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune.

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9th Annual Carolina Museum of the Marine Golf Classic

Retired and active-duty Marines, along with civilians, participated in the 9th Annual Carolina Museum of the Marine Golf Classic on June 14 at the Jacksonville Country Club. The four-man captain’s choice best ball tournament benefited the Carolina Museum of the Marine, a Jacksonville-based non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Marines and Sailors who have served in the Carolinas since 1941. The museum has been designed and planned to be located in the Lejeune Memorial Gardens.

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Jacksonville Vet Center open house commemorates 40 years of Vet Centers in America

In 1979 Congress established a provision for readjustment counseling by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Having seen the mental toll the conflict in Vietnam had on returning warfighters, centers were opened to provide readjustment counseling for veterans. 40 years later, over 300 such Vet Centers now span the United States and its territories.

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