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Unit known for its aid helps out community

CAMP PENDLETON — The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is well-known for the humanitarian missions it has conducted worldwide. Its Marines and sailors spend several months at sea awaiting missions to assist those in need; however, they continue to assist whenever possible in garrison. Marines with the 15th MEU’s command element spent May 21 volunteering on […]

Marksmanship trainers aid Marines

CAMP PENDLETON — The single, well-aimed shot is key to shooting expert on the rifle range. Many units have recently made the switch from traditional iron-sights to the rifle combat optic, or RCO. With this new technology comes new training for leathernecks. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton’s Headquarters and Support Battalion is one of many […]

Special battalion pays tribute to veterans

CAMP PENDLETON  — Military honors are given to those who have died and honorably served in the U.S. Armed Forces, whether it is for four years or 40. This year’s Honor Guard Marines of Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton have been deservingly presenting that respect to veterans. “The Honor Guard Marines have […]

Bells mark historic California route

CAMP PENDLETON — Many Marines pass an important historic treasure on their daily commute to work and may not even know it. Along Camp Pendleton’s Vandegrift Boulevard stands one of California’s many historic El Camino Real bells that has been around long before any Marine or sailor occupied the land. The bell symbolizes the trail […]