Camp Lejeune

Camp LeJeune

(ləzho͞on`), U.S. marine corps base, 82,969 acres (33,576 hectares), SE N.C., SE of Jacksonville; est. 1941. It is the major East Coast training center and support base for the Atlantic Fleet Marine Force.

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1 City (1990 pop. 29,101), Pulaski co., central Ark., inc. 1941. The city has varied industries, including printing and publishing and the manufacture of electronic equipment, ordnance, and plastic and metal products.
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The Caribe Merchant carries 100 pieces of cargo--bound for Camp Lejeune, N.
Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines all use B20 at different bases and stations throughout the country including: Camp Lejeune U.
Upon the successful completion of Drill Instructor School, Behar will report to Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, where he will commence training in the Infantry Platoon Sergeant's Course at the School of Infantry, said Torres-Pintos.
Marine Corps (1944-46); amphibious training command, Little Creek (1946-48); G-3, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific, at Pearl Harbor (1948-50); chief, combined arms section, Marine Corps Command and Staff College (1950-52); National War College (1952-53), special assistant to Joint Chiefs of Staff for NSC affairs (1953-55); assistant commander, 2d Marine Division, Camp Lejeune (1955-56); commanding general, recruit training command and recruit depot, Parris Island, and Camp Lejeune (1956-59); assistant chief of staff (G-3), deputy chief of staff for plans, and chief of staff at Headquarters, U.
Although those killed in action were from Florida, Indiana, Texas, Colorado, Nevada, and California, the loss was keenly felt in Jacksonville, South Carolina, home of Camp Lejeune.
Kelley James, daughter of Richard and Rita Place of Eugene, is an operating room nurse for Camp Lejeune Marines.
Having traveled hundreds of miles, we will go the last 200 yards,'' Bush said in an address to Marine personnel at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
His previous duty stations include: USS Jacksonville (SSN 699); Branch Medical Clinic, Norfolk Naval Shipyard; USS Atlanta (SSN 712); 2nd FSSG in Camp Lejeune, NC.
Among the alternate sites being considered are Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where analysts speculate that the Navy will reconsider the battle-scale exercises performed on Vieques in favor of smaller simulations using quieter "smurf" bombs.
Marine Corps officials are still seeking former Marine families who conceived children while living aboard Marine Corps Base (MCB) housing at Camp Lejeune from 1968 through 1985.
Marine Corps officials are trying to reach about 10,000 former residents of on-base housing at Camp Lejeune, N.
A hotline has been set up to locate 100,000 people born at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where the Marine Corps base's drinking water was contaminated with chemicals linked to cancers and birth defects.