Navy/Marine Corps News Highlights for the Week of Nov 3-10

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Navy/Marine Corps News Highlights for the Week of Nov 3-10

#1 Postby boardman » Thu Nov 09, 2006 4:26 pm

Navy / Marine Corps News Highlights for the Week of Nov. 3-10, 2006
Story Number: NNS061109-15

From the Navy News Service

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Headlines Ashore and Afloat for the week ending Nov. 10, 2006:

- Blue Angels members mark the 60th anniversary of the flight demonstration squadron..
- Individual Augmentees are tracked and rewarded for their service.
- The U.S. Marine Corps celebrated their 231st birthday.

NMCN Stories:
- A group of veterans continue to show their support to troops.
- Artists enhance the physical appearance of prosthesis for Veterans.
- Dedicated Soldiers guard the Tomb of the Unknown for all services.

Break 1:
November All Hands :29

NMCN Stories:
- British Royal Navy sailors sell poppies in remembrance of all Veterans.
- The construction of the U.S. Marine Corps Museum is reviewed.
- All Services Rugby Championships were held at Camp Lejuene.

Fleet Information:
- The legalman rating is now open to new enlisted applicants.
- Veterans are called to wear their military medals on Veterans Day.
- Elliptical trainers are now approved for use on the PFA.

Break 2:

NMCN Stories:
- One Veteran holds his own personal vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
- “Man’s best friend” helps injured Veterans.
- The “Healing Fields” of Lynchburg, Va., pay tribute to Veterans.

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