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Hospital Corpsman, 3rd Class, Jennifer Rooney, who was immediately promoted after selection through the Meritorious Promotion Program, was pinned in a ceremony Sept. 20, 2019, by her father, Robert Rooney, and grandfather, John Rooney. Both men are Navy veterans, making Jennifer a third gene… Read more

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Crowds filled the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center as community organizations came together in a united front to promote inclusion of people with Down syndrome, Oct. 5. The Down Syndrome Network of Onslow and Carteret Counties (DSNOCC) hosted its annual Buddy Walk featuring speakers, m… Read more

There are times in our lives where we end up in a river of bad decisions. One bad choice can lead to another, then another, and so on. When considering these bad decisions, I find it helpful to use the analogy of a dam and relate it to our life. Why do we make bad decisions, what factors lea… Read more

Marine Corps Community Services’ Marine and Family program is giving Marines and Sailors a means to cope with their emotions in a constructive way- through music. MCCS Lejeune – New River’s “Pickin’ and Prevention” held its first meeting at the French Creek Recreation Center on Marine Corps … Read more

Atlantic Marine Corps Communities (AMCC) will showcase their Resident Engagement Program’s Military Family Education Forum with Onward to Opportunity, a no-cost training and certification program based out of Syracuse University. The event will be held at Marston Pavilion, Sept. 25. Read more

Kindness is a gesture that anyone can practice. It is a gesture that can alleviate tension and cause enemies to reconcile. Proverbs 25:21 states, “If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink, for so you will heap coals of fire on his head, an… Read more

Ball season is a time to celebrate the traditions of the United States Marine Corps with family and loved ones. It’s also a time for Marines to look their very best in dress blues alongside dates dressed to the nines. To make getting duded up easier for everyone, Marine Corps Community Servi… Read more

Everyday stressors can lead to bad habits and bad habits can lead to major mistakes. In an environment where watching one another’s backs and maintaining readiness is key, those mistakes can be career ending or worse. That’s why Marine Corps Community Services’ Marine and Family program is t… Read more

Few of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s residents are native to the area, which is true for almost any military town. As the saying goes, “Home is where the Marine Corps sends you,” so despite where you are from, MCB Camp Lejeune and Onslow County are currently home. We drive these streets i… Read more

Are you going through some of the toughest moments of your life right now? Or maybe you have gone through rough times and can relate? Read more

On Aug. 14, 1945, fighting with the Japanese Empire in the Pacific ceased. The Allies had claimed a decisive victory, effectively ending World War II. Read more

September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicidal Ideation (SI) means thinking about or planning suicide. Thoughts can range from a detailed plan to a fleeting consideration, but does not include the final act of suicide. Read more

NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NC DMVA) Secretary Larry D. Hall along with his staff collected school supplies from the Department, as well as veteran partner Humana Insurance for Onslow County. On Tuesday, September 3rd at 10:30am the supplies were delivered to Tarawa Terra… Read more

Semper Fidelis takes a mindset, preparation, commitment and much more. An entire Marine culture must become habitual both in actions and thinking. Once that training has gripped a persons’ lifestyle, thought structure and habits they can say with confidence, “once a Marine, always a Marine.” Read more