TWO MARINES INJURED WHEN HIT BY A VEHICLE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THURSDAY NIGHT

Two Marines were injured when they were hit by a vehicle on Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms Thursday night. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Tim Turner, 22, who was under the influence of alcohol, was walking in Adobe Road near Samarkand Drive about 9 p.m. Turner’s companion, Julio Serrano, 21,

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CLOSED TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE COMMISSARY OFFERING SIDEWALK SALES

While the Twentynine Palms Marine Base commissary is still closed, the store will hold sidewalk sales every day until it re-opens. From 1 to 5 p.m., residents with commissary privileges can buy diapers and baby formula, cleaning supplies, toiletries, paper products, canned foods, cereals, snacks, sodas, and water. The commissary

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MARINE WHO TRIED TO BRING LIVE MILITARY ORDNANCE ON PLANE PLEADS GUILTY

A 21-year-old Marine stationed in Twentynine Palms with 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, who tried to bring live military ordnance onto a plane at Palm Springs International Airport pleaded guilty Wednesday, October 18, to possession of an explosive device. Steven Corey Vella will to be sentenced March 19 on his

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PROGRESS MADE TOWARDS REOPENING THE MARINE BASE COMMISSARY

The Defense Commissary Agency, or DeCA, has made significant progress in re-opening the commissary at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms. The commissary was closed October 11 due to a severe rodent infestation. DeCA has announced it is thoroughly cleaning the store, training employees on how to

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DECA, TWENTYNINE PALMS BASE OFFICIALS, WORKING TO REOPEN COMMISSARY

Thorough cleaning of the store, an elevated pest control plan and extensive product inspections underline efforts by the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) to reopen the commissary at the Twentynine Palms Marine Base. A DeCA spokesman said, “We are working with installation officials to completely resolve any pest issues and reopen

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COMMISSARY REMAINS CLOSED ABOARD THE 29 PALMS MARINE BASE

The commissary aboard the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center remains closed indefinitely. A base spokesman said “Due to a recently reported health code violation resulting from a pest control issue identified by a routine inspection in the commissary, it is now closed until further notice. Officials from the

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THE COMMISSARY CLOSES ABOARD THE TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE

The commissary on board the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms was closed until further notice Wednesday due to health code violations. A press release from the Combat Center Deputy Director states the commissary was closed because of “a pest control issue” that was discovered during a routine

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