DOVER, DE - MAY 07: A U.S. Marine Corps carry team carries the flag-draped transfer case with the remains of Marine Cpl. David M. Sonka, 23, of Parker, Colorado across the tarmac in the pouring rain at Dover Air Force Base May 7, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. Assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Sonka and one other Marine died May 4, while conducting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan.
It was an interesting dynamic ... I’ve served with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, 2nd MLG and 2nd Marine Division. Serving with [TECOM] will be a different viewpoint on how the Marine Corps functions as far as going through Marine Combat Training or Advanced Infantry Training and getting Marines to the [Fleet Marine Force].
The ATSDR is conducting epidemiological studies to evaluate the potential for health effects from exposures to volatile organic compounds [tetrachloroethylene (PCE), trichloroethylene (TCE), trans-1,2-dichloroethylene (1,2-tDCE), vinyl chloride (VC), and benzene] in inished water at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North CarolinaMore quotes »
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After nearly 30 years, Camp Lejeune coming clean
LEJEUNE, N.C. — Purple wildflowers sprout in abundance around the bright-yellow pipe, one of several jutting from the sandy soil in this unassuming patch of grass and mud. A dirty hose runs from the pipe to an idling truck and into a large tank labeled, "NON-POTABLE 16 m ago from Kansas.com Read more »
Victims claim Marines failed to safeguard water supply
Feb. 27, 2013. The sprawling installation is the site of one of the worst drinking water contaminations in U.S. history.AP CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – A simple test could have alerted officials that the drinking water at Camp Lejeune was contaminated, long before 40 m ago from FOX News Read more »
Well Baby Clinic: Where parents learn from nurses, track child’s growth
LEJEUNE, N.C. - Camp Lejeune area parents have a resource available to freely ask questions from registered nurses about their child’s development through Navy Marine Corps Relief Society’s Well Baby Clinic. The Well Baby Clinic is held during the first Tuesday from DVIDS Read more »
Website displays Lejeune flag conditions
and exercise. Using the Automated Heat Stress System members of the Camp Lejeune community can learn about conditions in Camp Lejeune’s mainside, Stone Bay, Courthouse Bay, Camp Geiger and Camp Johnson through ahss.lejeune.usmc.mil. People accessing the information from DVIDS Read more »
2nd Recon Bn trains for close quarters with live-fire exercise
CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Loud snaps and ear-ringing bursts repeatedly echo from the metal bowels of a large warehouse-like training facility at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 19, 2013. The sounds of gunfire and small explosions issued forth from DVIDS Read more »