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Cherry Point's Semper Fit receives 7th excellence award

US Marine News - Tue, 07/03/2012 - 8:26am
Marine Corps Community Services Cherry Points Semper Fit Health Promotions and Fitness Facilities brought home its seventh gold star level, Navy Surgeon General's Blue "H" Award. The Blue "H" Award has three levels, the gold star, which is the h ...

Leadership from the bottom up, Kavich a shining example

US Marine News - Tue, 07/03/2012 - 8:26am
He may barely be past his teenage years, but he has the experience and judgement to lead Marines on the battlefield and into the maw of danger. Lance Cpl. Theodore Kavich, a fire team leader with 3rd platoon, Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2n ...

Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams provide critical support to infantry company

US Marine News - Tue, 07/03/2012 - 8:26am
The Sangin District of Helmand Province, Afghanistan is infamous for being an insurgent stronghold. Throughout the past several years, coalition forces have engaged and eliminated multiple enemy fighters. Currently, Company B, 1st Battalion, 7th ...

Marines, Romanians exchange contingency operation tactics

US Marine News - Tue, 07/03/2012 - 6:21am
Marines with 3rd Platoon, Ground Combat Element, Black Sea Rotational Force 12, participated in a tactics exchange with Romanian soldiers in Timisoara, Romania. “This training is a great opportunity to exchange information about our tactics and ...

Leadership from the bottom up, Kavich a shining example

US Marine News - Mon, 07/02/2012 - 6:26pm
He may barely be past his teenage years, but he has the experience and judgement to lead Marines on the battlefield and into the maw of danger. Lance Cpl. Theodore Kavich, a fire team leader with 3rd platoon, Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2n ...

Cherry Point's Semper Fit receives 7th excellence award

US Marine News - Mon, 07/02/2012 - 11:50am
Marine Corps Community Services Cherry Points Semper Fit Health Promotions and Fitness Facilities brought home its seventh gold star level, Navy Surgeon General's Blue "H" Award. The Blue "H" Award has three levels, the gold star, which is the h ...

2nd Medical Battalion Master Sgt. retires after 22 faithful years

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 3:31pm
The Marine Corps said farewell to a 22-year veteran during an elaborate retirement ceremony here, June 29. Master Sgt. Keith Granberry, the sergeant major of 2nd Medical Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, brought ...

Fallen Marine not forgotten

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 3:31pm
Marines and sailors with 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group filled the pews of the Protestant Chapel here, June 29, during a memorial service to commemorate the life of one of their own. Staff Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine, an E ...

Kosher bagels and hungry Marines: Cleveland citizen provides lunch to more than 50 Marines

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 2:41pm
CLEVELAND – After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States began its greatest mobilization of troops the nation had ever seen.  Trains began delivering multitudes of servicemembers across the country to various military bases.  Feeding ...

Gordon assumes command of Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 1, Seagraves bids farewell

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:13pm
Maj. Joshua S. K. Gordon assumed command of Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 1 from Lt. Col. Chandler P. Seagraves during a ceremony at the squadron's hangar aboard Cherry Point, Friday. Seagraves stands down to assume the duties as t ...

Marine Engineers build outpost for special operations forces

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:12pm
Marines and sailors from Charlie Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward) fortified an Afghan compound during a two-week operation in order to create a suitable village stability platform (VSP) for members of Spe ...

2nd Marine Logistics Group brings veterans together for fun in the sun

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 11:46am
Marines and sailors who recently returned from a deployment with 2nd Marine Logistics Group, in support of International Security Assistance Force operations, reunited for a day of fun in the sun at Onslow Beach here, June 28. Many of the Marines ...

Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams provide critical support to infantry company

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:56am
The Sangin District of Helmand Province, Afghanistan is infamous for being an insurgent stronghold. Throughout the past several years, coalition forces have engaged and eliminated multiple enemy fighters. Currently, Company B, 1st Battalion, 7th ...

Inside the mind: Warriors with non-visible injuries look forward, Marine Corps pushes for progress

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 9:42am
From the outside looking in, Staff Sgt. Brian Murphy is an outspoken, motivated Marine. On the inside, he is learning to come to terms with a traumatic brain injury that is part of his everyday life. Due to the increasing number of Marines being ...

Combat Logistics Battalion 4 supports SOTF-W

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 8:51am
Marines and sailors with Alpha Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 4, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward), transported equipment and supplies to a village stability platform (VSP) during a combat logistics patrol in the Helmand River Valley, June 2 ...

Montford Point Marines honored at Marine Barracks Washington

US Marine News - Fri, 06/29/2012 - 7:36am
 Approximately 400 Montford Point Marines received their bronze replica Congressional Gold Medals at a special ceremony held at Marine Barracks Washington June 28.  The Montford Point Marines were presented the official gold medal, as an organiz ...

Team USA Mens Baseball visits Marine air station

US Marine News - Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:21pm
The Marines of Corporals Leadership Course class 260-12 had a special group attend their graduation ceremony on June 27, at the Cherry Point Theater. Team USAs Men's Baseball team visited the air station and attended the graduation as a special ...

All-Marine Warrior Games team honored at Pentagon

US Marine News - Thu, 06/28/2012 - 2:16pm
Seven athletes with the 2012 All-Marine Warrior Games team were honored at a recognition ceremony in the Pentagon courtyard here, June 25. The ceremony was hosted by the Secretary of Defense, Leon E. Panetta, to celebrate the accomplishments of all ...

Marines receive crash course in helo egress training

US Marine News - Thu, 06/28/2012 - 9:41am
Marines are known as America’s force in readiness for a reason, continuously training to handle a variety of situations from convoys to helicopter egress. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 26, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, in preparation for ...

2nd Maintenance Battalion looks to continue great work under new command

US Marine News - Thu, 06/28/2012 - 9:17am
As the warm summer heat filled the air, and rid the day of a cool morning, another change was underway on the grounds of the 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group compound. The battalion bid farewell to their old leadership and he ...