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March, 2004

'New resident' at Barracks;Picture perfect return for former CMC March 29, 2004 — One of the oldest buildings in the nation's capital recently received a new face but not one that you would expect—nor one that you would see from the street. The Home of the Commandants received its new 'face' Mar. 23—that of the 32nd CMC, General James L. Jones. Jones, now the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) and the Commander of the MORE
Keeping the Peace, "B" Company receives non-lethal training March 8, 2004 — Accepting the consequences, you turn around and wait for the pain that's about to hit your face. One solid spray and the fire is burning, halfway through 10 pushups and your skin feels radioactive while apparently someone thought it would be funny to jam needles in your eyeballs; at least that's how it feels. "Follow my voice," screams an escort as MORE
"A" Company Marines Tackle Mountain;;From marching on the parade deck, to marching on top of Briery Mountain March 8, 2004 — On Feb. 29 a Marine detachment from "A" Company, Second Platoon, reinforced with a squad from First Platoon journeyed to the rough terrain of Camp Dawson, West Virginia for a taste of mountain and arctic training. Upon arrival, the objective was clear -- mountains; more so, how to ascend and descend them as a platoon employing tactical techniques. MORE