Corps Commitment Campaign
Description of the Squadron's "Corps Commitment" Campaign. The first operation in this campaign, "Operation Hit the Beach '97," was launched on 15 November 97.
- Operation Hit the Beach
On 15 November 97, 400 Marines from AMS-1 made an amphibious landing at Pensacola Beach as part of "Operation Hit the Beach '97." AMS-1 returned for HTB II on 16 May 1998, continuing its commitment to the Pensacola community.
- Operation Marine Mentors
AMS-1 Marines serve as mentors and tutors, and assist with campus improvement projects in selected local schools as well as participate in programs such as Big Brothers.
- Operation Homefront
AMS-1 Marines participate in a Habitat for Humanity Project.
- Operation Individual Initiative
AMS-1 Marines continue individual efforts to improve neighborhoods and help young people: coaches, referees, neighborhood cleanup, rescue and emergency workers, for instance.
AMS-1 Marines Set Academic Records
AMS-1 Marines continue to set new academic records at the Naval Aviation Technical Training Center.
AMS-1 Marines Compete for Captain's Cup
In its first year in Pensacola, AMS-1 shows its athletic skill and competitive spirit in Captain's Cup competition.
AMS-1 Marines Give to CFC
AMS-1 won a Combined Federal Campaign Bronze Certificate as one of the top fund-raisers aboard NAS Pensacola during the 1997 CFC Campaign.
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