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The first CH-53K King Stallion hangar opens at Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, Oct. 8. The hangar's introduction to MCAS New River marks another on-time milestone for the U.S. Marine Corps' future heavy-lift helicopter program. The CH-53K is meant to replace the Marine Co… Read more

U.S. Marines are inherently amphibious by nature and the ability to move quickly from ship to shore includes spending a significant amount of time in aircraft over water. In keeping with their expeditionary capability and readiness, U.S. Marines with 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion (2nd LE BN)… Read more

Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command (SPMAGTF-SC) and the Infantería de Marina de Colombia will kick off a week of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HA/DR) rehearsals and Subject Matter Expert Exchanges (SMEEs), in Coveñas, Colombia, September 30. Read more

The Defense Health Agency officially assumed responsibility for administration and management of Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune on Oct. 1, 2019. The transition is part of the Military Health System’s ongoing transformation efforts called for by Congress in the National Defense Authorizati… Read more

The 27th Secretary of Defense, visited Marine Corps Air Station New River and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune with a particular focus on military readiness, modernization of force and Hurricane Florence recovery efforts, Sept. 24. Read more

Leaders from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River greeted Honorable Mark T. Esper, Secretary of Defense, as he landed at MCAS New River, Sept. 24. Esper visited operational commands at MCB Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River to speak with Marines, view their work… Read more

Staff Sgt. Daniel Vance, the operations staff noncommissioned officer in charge with IPAC Quality Control, Headquarters and Support Battalion, is just one of many Marines who has taken on the role as a martial arts instructor (MAI) who develops the professional warrior through the three disc… Read more

Civilian personnel with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Public Works assessed damage done by Hurricane Dorian  on MCB Camp Lejeune, Sept. 9. Hurricane Dorian made landfall in North Carolina on Sept. 5 and brought heavy winds and rains. Damage assessments make it easier to know which facilitie… Read more

A ceremony was held in honor of Patriot Day at the Camp Lejeune Memorial Gardens, Sept. 11. The annual Patriot Day ceremony takes place at the 9/11 Memorial Beam at 8:15 a.m. to mark the time that the twin towers were hit. The memorial commemorates the lives of those lost on 9/11 during the … Read more

Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Planning and confusion oftentimes go hand-in-hand during any emergency situation. While there was a plan to evacuate citizens during Hurricane Florence, there appeared to be a lack of understanding about what constituted an unincorporated and incorporated area. In one well-publicized instanc… Read more

2nd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) held a Friends and Family Day with II MEF Information Group on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Aug. 22. This event provided friends and family members of 2nd ANGLICO with information on the unit’s mission, capabilities and familiarized them wit… Read more

Early one Saturday aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River, several Marines and civilian employees from Marine Corps Installations East G-6 start their day by descending into dark and muddy manholes to perform the arduous yet intricate work of installing and splicing fiber optic cables. Th… Read more

It has been a wild 47 years on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune for bartender Lon Herbert, who began working at the Paradise Point Officer’s Club in the early 1970’s. After 47 years of dedicated service, Herbert has made countless memories with not only the staff, but her customers. What start… Read more

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Scott Baldwin, off going deputy commander, Marine Corps Installations East-Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune , was awarded the Legion of Merit at the Paradise Point Officer’s Club, Aug. 19.  Baldwin has served as the deputy commander of MCIEAST-MCB Camp Lejeune since Sept… Read more

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration planned for the post-war economic recovery for service members before the end of World War II. In June of 1944, the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 was signed by President Roosevelt. This act is now recognized as the GI Bill. Read more

About 4,000 permits are issued annually to authorized patrons for hunting, fishing, trapping, cutting firewood and utilization of the boat launches on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. One section that falls under the Environmental Conservation Branch (ECON) is the Land and Wildlife Resources … Read more

Lyman Rd. on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune began undergoing renovation as of Aug. 12 resulting in temporary changes to traffic patterns and closures. The following are projections regarding the project’s timetable as well as the details of what the renovations entail. Read more

U.S. Marines with Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, conduct a controlled fuel burn drill at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, July 31, 2019. The training exercise replicated fires they may encounter in the line of… Read more

As U.S. Navy ships conduct naval surface fire training off Onslow Beach, a Navy boat crew is stationed in the Intracoastal Waterway on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune to protect any incoming vessels from the dangers of live-fire training. Assigned to Headquarters and Support Battalion, the cr… Read more

Thomas Phillips, deputy assistant chief of staff, Marine Corps Installations East-Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, retired after 45 years of federal service in and out of uniform, upholding the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the naval service during a ceremony on MCB Camp Lejeune,… Read more

Instructors come from many walks of life; they often teach us things we don't know we need. Almost everyone can recall that one instructor or teacher who made an impact on them. For U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Anthony Gantt, an instructor for the Naval ROTC Program at the University of Texas-Aus… Read more

Midshipman had the chance to live fire a variety of different weapons during the Career Orientation Training for Midshipmen (CORTRAMID) Marine Week on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, July 25. The purpose of CORTRAMID is to expose students to opportunities in the Fleet Marine Forces and gener… Read more

The 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. David H. Berger, and the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, visited Marines with II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River July 30, 2019. Read more