Lt. Gen. Wissler visits II MEF

Story by LCpl Ashley Lawson on 12/23/2016 The II Marine Expeditionary Force received a visit from Lt. Gen. John E. Wissler, commander of United States Marine Corps Forces Command, to discuss readiness issues and how to rectify them, Dec. 12-16, 2016. Wissler visited division, wing and engineer units at Marine
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Marine Recieves 2015 GOMA Award

Story by Sgt Anthony Mesa on 12/22/2016 Sergeant Jake Mettam, an amphibious assault vehicle mechanic with Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Amphibious Assault Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, was presented the Ordinance Noncommissioned Officer of the Year 2015 Ground Ordinance Maintenance Association award at Camp Lejeune, N.C., December 12, 2016. The
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II MEF Gets New Sgt. Maj.

Story by Sgt Anthony Mesa on 12/20/2016 Many members of Zickefoose's family were in attendance, along with Maj. Gen. Walter Miller, the II MEF commanding general, and various sergeants major, both retired and currently serving. Zickefoose has served the Marine Corps for 31 years, and has spent many of those
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Setting the standard

Story by Cpl Shannon Kroening on 12/20/2016 FORT PICKETT, Va. The Marines of 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division traveled from Camp Lejeune, N.C. to Virginia to participate in deployment for training at Fort Pickett, Va., Nov. 30th - Dec. 15th, 2016. As part of their pre-deployment training,
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Santa Claus visits New River

Story by LCpl Juan Madrigal on 12/20/2016 Santa Claus rode around local communities spreading Christmas spirit and greeting local families at Marine Corps Air Station New River during the Santa Express event, Dec. 2. Col. Russell Burton, commanding officer for Marine Corps Air Station New River, along with Sgt. Maj.
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Trees for Troops helps spread Christmas spirit

Story by LCpl Juan Madrigal on 12/09/2016 Trees for Troops kicked off the holiday season by giving away Christmas trees to military members and their families at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Dec. 2. They arrived early in the morning to distribute more than 900 trees. Trees for Troops is
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