By Sgt. Valerie C. Eppler

Marines have several elective services andprocedures they may not know are offered on base, like sleep apnea studies to smoking cessation and LASIK eye surgery to laser hair removal. Marines know every year they have to do the periodic healthassessment and audiogram, but what they may not know is many medicaldepartments and clinics on base offers a

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Source:: Did You Know: Elective medical services

By Lance Cpl. Ian Ferro Marine administrative message 489/14 updates the guidance for reimbursement procedures, eligibility criteria and reporting requirements for inactive-duty training travel reimbursements. Marines must meet specific criteria in order to be eligible for IDT travel reimbursements. To meet the criteria, a Marine must be assigned to a unit located 150
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Source:: Inactive Duty Training Travel Updates

By Amaani Lyle Since 1968, when President Lyndon B. Johnson was in office, America has observed National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 to celebrate the contributions and culture of citizens of Latin American descent. Today’s start of National Hispanic Heritage Month also marks the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador,
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Source:: Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates cultural diversity

By Cpl. Grace L. Waladkewics The first shot has been fired and hunting season has begun. The Department of Environmental Affairs at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, wants to remind all base personnel to be alert and prepared for the 2014 hunting season, which officially began Sept. 13. According to Eric Floyd, U.S. Conservation law enforcement officer for
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Source:: Cherry Point hunting season kicks off