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Former Marine, chief of police passes away February 13, 2003 — Beaufort residents laid a beloved member of the community to rest when retired Lt. Col. Jesse L. Altman Jr., a 30-year Marine veteran and former Beaufort City police chief, was taken by horse-drawn caisson to his final resting place at the Beaufort National Cemetery Feb. 3.   Altman died of complications from diabetes Jan. 31. He was 76.   At 6 MORE
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Sailor joins Corps;After serving 8 years in the Navy, Marine follows in father's yellow footprints; February 13, 2003 — He was once a sailor. Now, he is a Marine.   This dramatic change in lifestyle has taken Sgt. James D. Clarke, drill instructor, Platoon 2018, Fox Company, 2nd RTBn., from a life aboard an attack submarine to turning recruits into Marines.   Clarke readies recruits for their Marine Corps career through his experience, work ethic, maturity and MORE
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1st RTBn. storms Ft. Sumter for Civil War PME February 07, 2003 — Two hundred and forty six years after the first shot of the Civil War, the city of Charleston, S.C., once again played host to the United States Marine Corps as members of Headquarters Co., 1st RTBn., visited various battlegrounds for a historical professional military education.  Approximately 30 Marines from the battalion departed the Depot in MORE
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NFCU opens new facility at NHB February 07, 2003 — Navy Federal Credit Union unveiled a new branch near the Beaufort Naval Hospital on Jan. 30, in a grand opening ceremony.  The new branch, located adjacent to the gas station, is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  "We've gone from 525 square feet to 1,404 square feet. Navy Federal Credit Union is MORE
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Rev up cardiac health with proper diet, healthy lifestyle February 07, 2003 — The number one killer of Americans is not some sneaky assassin with a gun. It is not a haphazard weapon of mass destruction - unless you think the U.N. Security Council should sanction fast food conglomerates.  The real number one killer in America is heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration, a government agency charged to ensure foods are MORE
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WFTBn. unveils new Combat Endurance Course February 07, 2003 — "I just can't do it - I can't get over," shouts a recruit from the top of a cargo net.  "Yes you can," responds the drill instructor. "You made it over the Stairway to Heaven and the A-Frame - you can do this."  Another recruit climbs to the top to aid the stuck recruit, and, after a few minutes, the recruit is finally able to get over the top of MORE
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CG awards medal to HQ Marine February 07, 2003 — Brigadier Gen. Joseph J. McMenamin, commanding general of the Depot and Eastern Recruiting Region, awarded the Navy/Marine Corps Medal for Heroic Peacetime Actions to Lance Cpl. Joseph Carman, admin clerk, Headquarters and Service Bn. S-1, at the morning colors ceremony in front of Barrow Hall Jan. 31.  Carman rescued a Beaufort woman and her child MORE
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Depot Marines reflect on American black history February 07, 2003 — "Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise, I rise, I rise."  - Maya Angelou, "Still I rise," And Still I Rise  Americans began celebrating black history in February 1926 with Negro History Week, which later became Black History Month.  Many Americans today are unaware that, when the tradition MORE
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Parris Island has a new voice February 07, 2003 — Staff Sgt. Tyron Downing's voice booms over the Peatross Parade Deck, imprinting on the minds of more than 200,000 visitors each year as he takes his place in what he calls, "the greatest show on Earth" - recruit graduation.  "I want to give the audience a show," said Downing. "Many of them have driven for days or flown for hours to see their new MORE
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Hand revisits Ribbon Creek incident for Depot DIs February 06, 2003 — Retired 1st Lt. Jesse A. Hand, a former Parris Island drill instructor, spoke to RTR personnel at Traditions Jan. 28, about the events surrounding the Ribbon Creek incident and how it changed recruit training.   Hand was aboard the Depot primarily to attend his granddaughter's graduation, but, given his history with Parris Island, he was invited to MORE
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