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Marines and sailors at the ready to save another life

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Marines and sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit donated to the Armed Services Blood Program during a drive at Camp Del Mar here Aug. 2. Medical personnel from Naval Medical Center San Diego hosted the monthly on-base drive, inviting the unit and surrounding military personnel to give. “I give blood […]

Marine company trains to confuse, defeat enemies

CAMP PENDLETON — A Marine rifle company mounted in up-armored Humvees conducted a simulated raid June 8, as part of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s pre-deployment training. In a course hosted by I Marine Expeditionary Force’s Special Operations Training Group, Marines and sailors of the unit’s ground combat element, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, trained to […]

Janes jump into Marine boots

CAMP PENDLETON — Family and friends of Marines and sailors serving with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit experienced a day of military activities during the unit’s Jane Wayne Day here April 15. Participants maneuvered through an obstacle course, shot a weapons simulator, practiced Marine Corps martial arts and visited static displays ranging from a CH-46E […]