Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Lejeune - New River offers several fitness centers and group work out sessions for all ages. One popular class, POUND, recently returned. The class is held at Wallace Creek Fitness Center every Monday at 11:30 am. Read more

As a working mother, life can be full of chaos and uncertainly as we attempt to balance the duties of service member, mom, step mom, wife, daughter or sister. The list can seem endless. We often wonder if we are performing well at work while properly attending to the physical and emotional n… Read more

As it finally begins to feel like winter in Coastal Carolina, families have begun to prepare for their holiday season. The city of Swansboro hosted its annual Christmas Flotilla lighting up the waterside with festive decorations, music and holiday cheer, Nov. 30. Read more

Think of someone you know who is truly happy. Just being around them makes us happier as well. Now think of someone you know who isn’t happy at all. Perhaps they seem drained of energy. Perhaps they are angry or bitter or pessimistic. What is the difference between them? What distinguishes t… Read more

The month of November is a time to recognize, support and empower family caregivers. The theme for National Family Caregivers Month 2019 is “Caregiving Around the Clock.” Many caregivers are nurses, teachers and loved ones, but several find themselves drawn to it out of necessity. In militar… Read more

The Nurturing Fathers Program (NFP) on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune offers fathers a chance to build their parenting skills and discover more about themselves. It challenges fathers to ask themselves if they are tough enough to be gentle. The class runs year-round and can be joined at any … Read more

Atlantic Marine Corps Communities (AMCC) on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune held its Spouse Breakfast Club at the Midway Park Community Center, Nov. 15. Running the theme, A Time to Be Thankful, the Breakfast Club had guest speakers from local military spouse organizations. Read more

Humility is one of those traits which good leaders have and which takes years to hone. It’s like a good marinade on a steak. The longer you let it sit in the marinade, the better it tastes. Read more

Civilian workers from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station New River and MCAS Cherry Point gathered for lunch and a recognition ceremony at the Paradise Point Officer’s Club, Nov. 14. The event was part of the Civilian Leadership Development Program (CLD) which helps civi… 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

Military children experience immense amounts of stress in their early life. However, stress is not always a bad thing. Despite perceptions that all stress is negative, stress is also what encourages growth, when it is viewed from a positive perspective. Though it is true that military childr… Read more

I came across a biblical verse in my devotional reading. It struck me hard. It caught my attention. The sun almost stood still for me. I was puzzled and amazed. I had to pause and reflect on what I was reading. How this can be? How did I miss this? 2 Kings 18:5 describes about King Hezekiah … Read more