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Jun

2006

Navy Surgeon General visits NHB

Cpl. Darhonda Rodela, MCRD/ERR PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.

Many high positions in society are held by respectable, responsible adults. However, not all positions are given to those who have a passion for other people's lives. The position of surgeon general is a prestigious title held only by fifty-four individuals; one for each state, one for the Navy, Army and Air Force and one for the United States.




16

Jun

2006

CISD Marines hit the water for Friday physical training

Pfc. Deanne P. Hurla, MCRD/ERR PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.

The usual 3-mile run was scratched off the physical training agenda for the Marines of the Communication Information Systems Division, when they decided to change up Friday's PT and venture out on a three-hour kayak trip to promote camaraderie.   Before taking off on this adventure, CISD checked out gear from the Marine Corps Community Services




16

Jun

2006

Navy Surgeon General visits NHB

Cpl. Darhonda Rodela, MCRD/ERR PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.

Many high positions in society are held by respectable, responsible adults. However, not all positions are given to those who have a passion for other people's lives. The position of surgeon general is a prestigious title held only by fifty-four individuals; one for each state, one for the Navy, Army and Air Force and one for the United States.




16

Jun

2006

CISD Marines hit the water for Friday physical training

Pfc. Deanne P. Hurla, MCRD/ERR PARRIS ISLAND, S.C.

The usual 3-mile run was scratched off the physical training agenda for the Marines of the Communication Information Systems Division, when they decided to change up Friday's PT and venture out on a three-hour kayak trip to promote camaraderie.   Before taking off on this adventure, CISD checked out gear from the Marine Corps Community Services




16

Jun

2006

Fairfield departs 3/11 after 20 months, Huxhold welcomed to ‘The Cannon Cockers’

Cpl. Brian A. Tuthill, MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.

The commanding officer of 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, handed his battalion colors to his successor June 16 in a change-of-command ceremony held at the Commanding General’s Parade Field.In front of more than 150 people and his battalion, Lt. Col. Douglas H. Fairfield, 3/11’s commanding officer, welcomed Lt. Col. Paul Huxhold as the




16

Jun

2006

Quilts of Valor: Air Station unveils display honoring members of the Sew What Club Quilters

Lance Cpl. John Jackson, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, S. C.

The Air Station unveiled a Quilt of Valor display honoring the members of the Sew What Club Quilters of Sun City/Hilton Head in a ceremony Monday at the MCAS Headquarters Building here.The club has donated more than 200 quilts to service members wounded in the Global War on Terrorism, since the club began making quilts in August 2004. Col. Robert




16

Jun

2006

ID theft alert: new MarAdmin details steps for protection from DVA release;;

Lance Cpl. Monique L. Wallace, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, S.C.

A potential compromise of personal information generated by an employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs recently may possibly affect a number of active, reserve, retired and discharged Marines of all grades.Manpower and Reserve Affairs for the Marine Corps released Marine Administrative Message 263/06, June 9, to help get the word out to all




16

Jun

2006

Desert Talon: Sweat Hogs improve rifle skills with EMP training

Pfc. Jason D. Mills, YUMA PROVING GROUNDS, Ariz.

During Desert Talon, a training exercise held aboard Yuma Proving Grounds Ariz., as part of their pre-deployment training cycle, the Sweat Hogs of Marine Wing Support Squadron 273 enhanced their close quarters shooting skills with the enhanced marksmanship program.The enhanced marksmanship program taught the Sweat Hogs movements they can use




16

Jun

2006

Desert Talon: Sweat Hogs prepare for Iraq in Arizona

Pfc. Jason D. Mills, YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.

With waves of heat visibly rising off of the ground the Sweat Hogs of Marine Wing Support Squadron 273 have a long three weeks ahead of them here during Desert Talon at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. The Sweat Hogs are preparing to deploy to Iraq later this summer and are conducting training exercises as part of their pre-deployment training cycle.




16

Jun

2006

T-Bolt’s plane captain excels on flight deck

Pfc. Nikki M. Fleming, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, S.C.

Plane captains are considered the critical liaison between the pilot in the cockpit of an F/A-18 Hornet and the organized chaos that is characteristic of life aboard the deck of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier.  It’s a job reserved for only the most qualified and competent enlisted Marines in a squadron.    Amongst the elite group of plane captains