Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune’s two sites remain open to screen service members and DoD beneficiaries showing symptoms of COVID-19. Service members are required to be evaluated by their unit medical officer prior to arriving at the screening site and beneficiaries should contact the COVI… Read more

The War of 1812 saw “Lucy Brewer”, the first woman to ever serve in the Marine Corps, reportedly forced to disguise herself as a man in order to serve as a sharpshooter aboard the USS Constitution and defend the United States. Read more

Maj. Gen. Julian D. Alford, MCIEAST-MCB Camp Lejeune commanding general, has issued an easy reference guide that outlines his four essential COVID-19 priorities for all bases and stations to use when determining how best to leverage personnel and resources during this unfolding crisis. Read more

With almost 2,500 26th MEU Marines and Sailors across the USS Bataan Amphibious Readiness Group, one can imagine the logistical challenge it might be trying to get everyone’s mail to them in a timely fashion. Parcels from home are sent to ports near the Bataan’s current location or are sent … Read more

Known commonly as man’s best friend, dogs also happen to be a Marine’s best friend. Working side by side daily, Military Working Dogs (MWD) and their handlers at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, and many other installations, form a special bond forged through consistent… Read more

Marine Corps Installations East (MCIEAST) has implemented Health Protection Condition Bravo (HPCON-B) across all of its installations to maintain the readiness and protection of base personnel and families. HPCON-B means there are confirmed cases of a disease such as the 2019 Novel Coronavir… Read more

North Carolina school bus safety laws apply on our installations. Motorists are not allowed to pass a school bus, if it is stopped, or in the process of stopping, to pick up or drop off children. All vehicles are required to stop and for those who do not, people are watching. School bus driv… Read more

Marines and Sailors participate in Maritime Prepositioning Force Exercise 20 at Marine Corps Support Facility Blount Island, Fla. and U.S. Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, throughout February 2020. MPFEX 20 demonstrated the ability of a Navy-Marine Corps team to deploy, employ and redep… Read more

Have you ever wondered how your favorite big box store or restaurant chain made it to your town? Perhaps your question was why there are too many of one store and not enough of another. Part of that answer lies in the information gathered during the Census, which is conducted every 10 years … Read more

Marine Corps Installations East (MCIEAST) has implemented Health Protection Condition Alpha (HPCON-A) across all of its installations to maintain the readiness and protection of base personnel and families. HPCON-A alerts the base population to an unusual health risk or disease, in this case… Read more

As dune restoration continues at Onslow Beach, visitors are reminded to stay off dunes in any capacity. Foot traffic and vehicles are damaging to an essential part of the ecosystem that took a serious blow during Hurricane Florence. Read more

The Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce, Military Affairs Committee, recognized Staff Sgt. Benjamin J. Wazny for his outstanding performance and dedication. Wazny, an Inman, South Carolina native, joined the Marine Corps in January of 2011 and hopes to continue serving in the Corps and o… Read more

The USO of North Carolina, in partnership with Lowe’s Home Improvement, held a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the USO of N.C. Center in Jacksonville to unveil its newly renovated media room, renamed as the Staff Sgt. Benjamin S. Hines Media Room in remembrance a Marine who was killed in action… Read more

Weapons Training Battalion (WTBN), Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune will host the Marksmanship Intramurals competitions at the Stone Bay rifle range from Feb. 27 to March 13. Due to renovations on the Alpha and Bravo ranges, this will be the first time the intramural competition will be held s… Read more

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Townsend Bombing Range (TBR), January 29. The ceremony was held to commemorate the completion of expanding and modernizing TBR, the East Coast’s premier air-to-ground bombing range. Read more