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Course serves as ‘cure’ to any ailment

CAMP PENDLETON — An afternoon spent on the greens at the Marine Memorial Golf Course has served as the perfect cure for any ailment for Camp Pendleton’s service members and their families for decades now, but it’s not just for grown-ups anymore. Marine Corps Community Services offers kids ages 6 to 18 the opportunity to […]

Summer kicks off the start of swim program

CAMP PENDLETON — Camp Pendleton parents can rest easier this summer, thanks to Marine Corps Community Services kicking off the Learn to Swim program at the 13-area pool. Children ages six months and up are learning the basics of water safety and survival with the help of skilled lifeguards and swim instructors. The Learn to […]

June puts focus on post-war stress relief

CAMP PENDLETON — Col. James B. Seaton, base commander in 2008, designated June as “Combat Operational Stress Awareness Month,” shedding light on an important issue affecting thousands of Marines and sailors aboard Camp Pendleton. “At first, it felt like every negative emotion I’d ever felt all combined into one,” said a lance corporal with three […]

Education Center offers free services

CAMP PENDLETON — In today’s challenging economy, it is vital to have an education to stay competitive in the job market. Camp Pendleton’s Joint Education Center offers just that — free of charge. “We’re a one-stop shop for educational needs,” said Mary Hoffman, military test custodian and education technician, JEC, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. […]