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Corps’ senior advisor addresses Marines on upcoming changes

CAMP PENDLETON — The Corps’ senior enlisted advisor addressed recent policy changes, from housing allowance to promotions, during an E-8 seminar at Camp Pendleton’s Staff Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Aug. 18. “We as an institution are doing great,” said Sgt. Major of the Marine Corps Micheal P. Barrett. “We have a lot of challenges ahead of us and […]

Authorities rescue former game warden

CAMP PENDLETON — Marines are trained to save lives and react in a quickly in the event of a crisis. For one Camp Pendleton veteran, this training is the reason he is still alive today. For the past three decades, Larry Aney, a retired Marine Corps master sergeant and former base game warden, has taken […]

Navy medical support personnel train for upcoming deployment

CAMP PENDLETON — Navy corpsmen, doctors and nurses preparing for upcoming individual deployments completed a rigorous, two-week course directed by the Naval Expeditionary Medicine Training Institute, or NEMTI, on Camp Pendleton. The course combined classroom lectures with hands-on practical and scenario-based training and included the Tactical Combat Casualty Course, 9-mm, live-fire qualifications and the Improvised […]