Navy/Marine Corps News Highlights for the Week of Nov. 10-17, 2006
Story Number: NNS061117-06
From the Navy News Service www.news.navy.mil
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Headlines Ashore and Afloat for the week ending Oct. 20, 2006:
- The position of Commandant of the Marine Corps changed hands.
- The Marine Corps is working on a new tactical vest.
- Cpl. Jason Dunham received the first Medal of Honor for a Marine in Iraq.
- Members of Doolittle’s Raiders recognized their Navy comrades.
- The National Museum of the Marine Corps opened its doors.
- Semper Fidelis Park was part of the Marine Corps Museum’s opening celebrations.
- USS Boxer’s (LHD 4) Fleet Surgical Team 5 performs surgeries underway.
- Sailors aboard USS Shreveport (LPD 12) conduct visit, board, search and seizure training.
November All Hands :29
EoC Advancement :29
- Sailors relate their experiences in losing shipmates to traffic fatalities.
- Fiscal Year ’07 GMT requirements are available online.
- Expeditionary Combat Readiness Command has a hotline for individual Augmentees and families.
- Smart Web Move can be used for personally procured moves.
- The Navy offers free tax services for Sailors and their families
Tattoo Policy :59
All Hands Internet :29
- The Marine team competed in the Armed Forces Basketball Championships.
- Safety is paramount to Sailors who work on the flight deck.
- An enlisted Sailor has a chance at becoming a pilot.
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