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Feb

2001

LOMAH system takes rounds

Sgt. Richard W. Holtgraver, Jr., MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii

MCB Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay's known-distance rifle range took a leap into the 21st century last Thursday morning with a demonstration of the new Location of Miss and Hit system for Brig. Gen. R. E. Parker, commanding general of MCB Hawaii.   The revolutionary automated system cost the base more than $1.2 million and will put the MCB Hawaii rifle range




22

Feb

2001

Marines honor Pearl Harbor survivor

Cpl. Roman Yurek, NAVAL BASE PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii

Marines honored a World War II veteran who served in Guadacanal, the Battle of Midway and in the attack of Pearl Harbor, with a burial at sea Feb. 22 at Admiral's Landing on Ford Island.   George Barna, a former Marine technical sergeant, passed away Dec. 23 of complications associated with Alzheimer's disease, while being cared for at the Grand




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Feb

2001

LogBases celebrates silver anniversary

Sgt. Christina Lovett, MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE ALBANY, Ga.

Members of the Marine Corps Logistics Bases community gathered Feb. 22 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the merger between the Marine Corps Supply Center Albany, Ga., and the Marine Corps Supply Activity Philadelphia, Pa. -- the Marine Corps? Inventory Control Point.   During late 1975, the deactivation order was issued for the Marine Corps




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Feb

2001

Oahu students learn about K-Bay ecology

Cpl. M. Trent Lowry, MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, Hi

The MCB Hawaii environmental department helped to educate high school students about the Hawaii ecology as the base hosted the Sierra Club High School Hikers Ecology Camp 2001 Feb. 17 through Feb. 19.   More than 140 students from eight Oahu high schools participated in the three-day camp held aboard MCB Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay.   This was the fourth




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Feb

2001

Big Island exercise wraps up

Cpl. Roman Yurek, POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii

More than 2,000 Hawaii Marines sharpened their warrior skills at the Pohakuloa Training Area, Jan. 22 through Feb. 17, for the Hawaii Combined Arms Operation 2-01 "Kona Winds" exercises.   Marines and Sailors from MCB Hawaii joined forces to form Marine Air Ground Task Force 3 during the exercise in order to better prepare for combat.   "The




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Feb

2001

MCCRE tests K-Bay units during 'Kona Winds 2001'

Cpl. Roman Yurek, POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, HAWAII, Hi

Marines from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, conducted their Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation Jan. 27 through Feb. 17 during the Hawaii Combined Arms Operation 2-01 "Kona Winds" exercise.   Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation System Mission Performance Standards establish the




17

Feb

2001

HSL-37 dets return to K-Bay

Pfc. Iain A. Schnaible, MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, Hi

Sailors with Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light 37, Detachments 3 and 7, returned Feb. 17 from a six-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf.   The Sailors were aboard the frigate USS Crommelin and the destroyer USS Fletcher during the deployment that took them to the Republic of Singapore, the Arabian Gulf, and Australia.   The reason the force




16

Feb

2001

MAGTF TC celebrates 49th birthday at flagpole

Sgt. Ken Griffin, MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER, TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.

In celebration of the Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command's 49th birthday, Marines and Sailors from various units gathered for a ceremony and brief look back at the history that keeps them here today.   The narration, given by LCpl. Darrell B. Walker, combat correspondent with the Public Affairs Office here, gave everyone present an




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Feb

2001

Marine Corps continues family tradition with mother, daughter

Sgt. Abigail B. LaBin, MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER, TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.

"The relation between officers and enlisted men should in no sense be that of superior and inferior nor that of master and servant, but rather that of teacher and scholar.  In fact, it should partake of the nature of the relation between father and son, to the extent that officers, especially commanding officers, are responsible for the physical,




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Feb

2001

MALSEK's Navy/Marine Corps team aids local school

Cpl. David Salazar, KAILUA, Oahu, Hawaii

Marine Aviation Logistics Support Element, Kaneohe's Navy/Marine Corps team spirit was in full effect last week as more than 20 Marines and Sailors from the command helped Kainalu Elementary School with its annual Jog-A-Thon event.Members of the K-Bay unit lent the school a helping hand as part of the Adopt-A-School program in which MCB Hawaii