The Globe (Camp Lejeune)

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The Globe
Type Weekly newspaper
Publisher Denise Walker
Managing editors Ena Sellers
Founded 1944
Language English
Headquarters Jacksonville, North Carolina
Circulation 30,000
OCLC number 10703891
Website www.camplejeuneglobe.com

The Globe is a weekly newspaper published for the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune - (pronounced LUH JERN by some) community. In addition to its military staff and correspondents, The Globe carries a civilian bureau, employed by Landmark Military Media of North Carolina, LLC - a subsidiary of Pilot Media Companies.

The Globe has been the official publication of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune since Feb. 23, 1944, when Maj. Gen. Henry Louis Larsen, commanding officer, saw the need for a larger newspaper to replace The New River Pioneer.

Awards

The staff has received four Thomas Jefferson Awards for Journalistic Excellence, three USMC Division of Public Affairs Awards, a USMC Combat Correspondents Association Merit Award and was named "Best Newspaper in the Marine Corps" in 2004 and 2008. Sgt Robert J. Stanley, editor of The camp Lejeune Globe 1974 and 1975 was awarded the Thomas Jefferson Award in 1975 for editor of the Camp Lejeune Globe, Best Newspaper in the Armed Forces for that year.

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