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Apr

2014

MCB Hawaii teens soar in track, field events

Kristen Wong, MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII

Four Marine Corps Base Hawaii teens achieved first place in various track and field events last week and the week prior.




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Apr

2014

MCB Hawaii volunteers honored during annual ceremony

Lance Cpl. Suzanna Knotts, MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII

Marine Corps Base Hawaii volunteers were honored at the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, April 4, 2014.




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Apr

2014

Base community pauses for its kids

Nathan L. Hanks Jr., April 17, 2014

Each April, the Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany community pauses to focus on its littlest hero — the military child. Although they don’t deploy or go off to war,they serve their country alongside their service member parents and are affected by those events just the same. April was designated as the Month of the Military Child by former




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Apr

2014

New exhibit center set to open

Joycelyn Biggs, April 17, 2014

The Natural and Cultural Resources Center will open on Monday, April 21, at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany giving people various opportunities to engage with nature.  The center will offer a walk through exhibit, art stations, which will allow children to draw while visiting the center, nature books, a reading corner, games and a variety of




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Apr

2014

NBHC Albany expands dental care to retirees, families

NBHC Albany, April 17, 2014

The Naval Branch Health Clinic Albany now offers dental services to TRICARE eligible retirees and their families on a space available basis at its clinic aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany. “In an effort to expand dental services in the Albany area, we created our new space available services to provide additional dental care to our retiree




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Apr

2014

Base to celebrate Earth Day

Nathan L. Hanks Jr., April 18, 2014

Tuesday marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. In an effort to help preserve the environment, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany’s Installation and Environment Division will hold several events in recognition of Earth Day. Brian Wallace, branch head, Environmental Branch, Installation and Environment Division, said the events include: • An Earth




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Apr

2014

Retiree dedicates ceremony to soul mate

Verda L. Parker, April 17, 2014

Dedicated to the memory of her late husband, “best friend and soul mate” Ralph (Randy) Linahan, Marine Corps Logistics Command retiree, Glenda Hanson, said farewell to her staff, to the command and to a 30-year, nine-month civilian career at a ceremony held in her honor. A supervisory information technology specialist, Information Acquisition




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Apr

2014

DoCo Crusaders get jump on Base team

Verda L. Parker, April 17, 2014

Bouncing basketballs and screeching sneakers were the amplified sounds heard during the spring season’s final play-off game held in Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany’s Thomason Gym, April 10. The DoCo Crusaders and MCLB Albany’s basketball teams faced off in a head-to-head, toggle game for the championship title. From the jump, the unstoppable




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Apr

2014

SP-MAGTF Africa Marines continue donating to relief society

Sgt. Ed Galo, NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy

Every year between March and April, Marines and sailors participate in an annual fund drive for the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society.  The NMCRS provides financial assistance to service members with the Navy and Marine Corps, their family members, widows and survivors.  According to 1st Lt. Wes Roberts, the adjutant for Special-Purpose Marine




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Apr

2014

4th ANGLICO works alongside British 16th Air Assault Brigade

Cpl. J. Gage Karwick, WEST FREUGH, Scotland

Marines with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company took part in exercise Joint Warrior 14, alongside the British 16th Air Assault Brigade, April 1 -10, 2014.  During the exercise, the Marines and their British counterparts traded military concepts and training techniques to better increase interoperability between the two nations.  “This is the





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