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2014-04-18 12:21:21

Work already underway on estimated $15 million expansion of natural gas facilities that will increase energy efficiency, reduce carbon footprint at North Carolina Base CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, home to the U.S. Marine Corps' II Marine Expeditionary Force, to greatly expand its natural gas facilities at the historic base located in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The...

2012-12-21 08:20:43

Event marks 237th birthday of USMC MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Led by Lieutenant Colonel Phillip M. Bragg, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines held its Marine Corps Birthday Ball in South Carolina this past weekend with Charles Phillips as the keynote speaker. November 10th marked the actual 237th birthday of the United Marines Corps but the battalion was deployed at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan and returned in December after a highly successful deployment....

2012-03-12 06:45:00

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the eastern United States' largest and most comprehensive Marine military equipment expositions of the year, Marine South 2012, will be presented at Camp Lejeune, NC, during April 11 - 12. Marine South is produced for the men and women whose primary roles in U.S. national security are expeditionary warfare and the conduct of amphibious training and operations around the world. The 2012 edition of Marine South will feature displays of the...

2011-11-11 07:13:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh from their military service, several veterans are using their skills in leadership and training to start their own business with a CKO Kickboxing franchise. The company is a military friendly franchise and offers veterans a 20 percent discount on the initial franchise fee. Salvatore A. Ferrara, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, now owns CKO Kickboxing franchises in Lodi, South Hackensack and Wallington, N.J. "I have been...

2011-11-11 06:50:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh from their military service, several veterans are using their skills in leadership and training to start their own business with a CKO Kickboxing franchise. The company is a military friendly franchise and offers veterans a 20 percent discount on the initial franchise fee. Salvatore A. Ferrara, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, now owns CKO Kickboxing franchises in Lodi, South Hackensack and Wallington, N.J. "I have been involved...

2011-06-22 09:46:00

ATLANTA, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) begins this week a health survey regarding diseases that may be associated with chemical exposures related to water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The survey is to go to more than 300,000 people who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune or Camp Pendleton in California before 1986. Camp Pendleton was chosen for comparison purposes. The survey will ask people...

2011-04-13 12:24:00

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March of Dimes nonprofit partner Operation Shower hosted a unique baby shower today for special military families at Camp Lejeune. As part of the day's events, moms were provided with special "showers in a box" from Operation Shower as well as important health education materials provided by the March of Dimes through its Mission: Healthy Baby® program. Among the other special highlights at today's shower was an...

2010-10-04 12:54:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunovia Energy Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV) announced today that the U.S. Navy has successfully installed EvoLucia® Aimed LED cobra head street lights at the Souda Bay base in Crete, Greece. The Navy's Energy Conservation Program spearheaded the effort to replace 300W metal halide street lights with 120W energy-efficient EvoLucia LED lights, reducing energy consumption by 60 percent. A new federal mandate requires that...

2010-06-16 09:57:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg and in Cambria County to be flown at half-staff in honor of Sgt. Derek L. Shanfield, of Hastings. Sgt. Shanfield, 22, died while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province as part of the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Flags...

2010-04-12 10:06:00

RIDGEWOOD, N.J., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Bridge Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GRBG) is pleased to announce that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Organic Product Solutions (OPS), has received more purchase orders for its Natures Solution(TM) industrial cleaning products from Camp Lejeune, through its partnership with a leading industrial product supplier. Camp Lejeune Marines Corps Base is home to an active duty, dependent, retiree and civilian employee population of...