Navy / Marine Corps News highlights for April 14-20, 2007

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Navy / Marine Corps News highlights for April 14-20, 2007

#1 Postby boardman » Fri Apr 13, 2007 5:45 am

Navy / Marine Corps News highlights for the week of April 14 - 20, 2007
Story Number: NNS070412-01

From the Navy News Service

PROGRAM 2007-15


Headlines Ashore and Afloat for the week ending April 14, 2007:
- Lance Cpl. Chris Aldesperger’s family will receive the Navy Cross for his actions in Fallujah, Iraq.
- The Marine Corps created a new regiment dedicated to taking care of wounded Sailors and Marines.
- Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Conway and Sgt Major of the Marine Corps John Estrada visited Bahrain.

NMCN Stories:
- APLIS, a support base located in the Arctic Ocean, supports naval submarine training missions.
- Individual augmentees are trained at Fort Jackson, North Carolina.
- USS Underwood (FFG-36) leads an effort to keep Iraqi oil platforms safe.

We Are A Team (Communications) :59

NMCN Stories:
- The Navy uses its resources to keep the endangered right whale safe from ship traffic.
- The Navy League’s Sea, Air and Space Exposition allows the military to work with the defense industry.

Fleet Information:
- Individual augmentee handbooks are being created for issue to Sailors.
- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Joe Campa Jr. invites Sailors to view his remodeled Web site.
- MARADMIN 225/07 offers direction for the new Marine Corps marksmanship program standards.

Break 2:
- All Hands (April) :29
- Our Town (Wickenburg, AZ.) :59

NMCN Stories:
- Personnel at the USO in San Diego assemble care packages for troops overseas.
- A new electronic range in Miramar, Calif., is named after the former legendary sniper, Carlos Hathcock.
- The life and experiences of former Marine Corps’ sniper Carlos Hathcock are remembered.
- The chocolate festival in Modica, Italy, can be a great place for Sailors to spend their liberty.

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