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19

Jul

2002

Food inspector keeps K-Bay Marines, Sailors, families safe

Cpl. Jason E. Miller, POHAKULUA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii

"If it looks rancid and smells rancid, it's probably rancid," says Army Staff Sgt. Eric Newsome, the MCB Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, veterinary food inspector specialist noncommissioned officer in charge.   The two veterinary food inspector specialists aboard K-Bay provide several services to the base that keep both the service members stationed here and




19

Jul

2002

"Hornets" nest at MCB Hawaii

Sgt. Robert Carlson, MCB HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii

The Hells Angels of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 321 left Hawaii July 13 after completing two weeks of intense training in support of the Rim of the Pacific Exercise on and around Oahu, and the Hawaii Combined Arms Exercise on the Big Island..The squadron deployed 106 Marines and one Sailor from its home field at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and




19

Jul

2002

Depot duo showcase skills in hopes of making All-Marine

Cpl. Eric R. Lucero, MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT/EASTERN RECRUTING REGION, PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. -

For two Depot Marines, the opportunity to represent their country and earn the title of U.S. Marine has already been realized.   While they rest among an organization that considers itself elite, the opportunity for the two of them to go above and beyond and distinguish themselves among other Marines is at hand.   Monday marked the start of the




19

Jul

2002

Crucible leader inspires through motivation

LCpl. Virgil P. Richardson, MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT/EASTERN RECRUITING REGION PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. -

The lore of the Corps is bigger than any one person could ever be, and anyone who has served even one day has a unique story to tell. Many of these stories focus on the one common denominator of all enlisted Marines - recruit training.   For many Marines who graduated from Parris Island since 1999, one figure stands out and reaps the same




19

Jul

2002

Depot's Education Fair to showcase programs, schools

Cpl. Matt Preston, MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT/EASTERN RECRUTING REGION, PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. -

"Eventually, I'll be a psychologist."   Gunnery Sgt. Larry D. Johns, a Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion. drill instructor, is sitting in a swivel chair in the Education Office with a big grin on his face. He's got a lot to smile about. He's about to get paid to go to school.   Johns started with only a minimum of college credits when




19

Jul

2002

Depot duo showcase skills in hopes of making All-Marine

Cpl. Eric R. Lucero, MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT/EASTERN RECRUTING REGION, PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. -

For two Depot Marines, the opportunity to represent their country and earn the title of U.S. Marine has already been realized.   While they rest among an organization that considers itself elite, the opportunity for the two of them to go above and beyond and distinguish themselves among other Marines is at hand.   Monday marked the start of the




19

Jul

2002

Crucible leader inspires through motivation

LCpl. Virgil P. Richardson, MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT/EASTERN RECRUITING REGION PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. -

The lore of the Corps is bigger than any one person could ever be, and anyone who has served even one day has a unique story to tell. Many of these stories focus on the one common denominator of all enlisted Marines - recruit training.   For many Marines who graduated from Parris Island since 1999, one figure stands out and reaps the same




19

Jul

2002

Depot's Education Fair to showcase programs, schools

Cpl. Matt Preston, MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT/EASTERN RECRUTING REGION, PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. -

"Eventually, I'll be a psychologist."   Gunnery Sgt. Larry D. Johns, a Bravo Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion. drill instructor, is sitting in a swivel chair in the Education Office with a big grin on his face. He's got a lot to smile about. He's about to get paid to go to school.   Johns started with only a minimum of college credits when




19

Jul

2002

24th MEU breeds special kind of chaplains

Sgt. Zachary A. Bathon, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

While there are many unsung heroes that play a part in the success of a unit, there are only a few that have as diverse a role as the chaplains.   Whether it is dealing with religious or social issues or acting as a professional adviser to the commanding officer, the chaplains provide many services that aid their fellow Marines and Sailors.   For




18

Jul

2002

Service members flock toward citizenship at Camp Pendleton

Cpl. Jose M. Montes, MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.

President George W. Bush is offering service members a fast lane to citizenship - and local Marines and sailors took him up on it en masse at the first opportunity here, a base attorney said.   Capt. Travis A. Bartelson, a lawyer with the Joint Legal Assistance Office here, said 180 noncitizen service members showed up July 11 for a naturalization