MCCS Miramar holds free barbecue for active duty

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar / 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
Story by Pfc. Raquel Barraza

Date: 08.10.2012
Posted: 08.13.2012 11:54
News ID: 93112
MCCS Miramar held Free Barbecue for active duty

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – Marine Corps Community Services Miramar and HG Innovative Market Solutions held a free barbecue for all active duty Marines and sailors at the Great Escape aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Aug 10. <br /> <br /> The barbecue offered hotdogs, grilled chicken sandwiches, pulled pork sandwiches, chips and drinks for service members to enjoy. Additionally, there was a free drawing to win a Playstation 3 game system. <br /> <br /> “We do events like this in military bases all over the country,” said Mickey Howard, a marketing Director with HG Innovative Market Solutions and San Diego native. <br /> <br /> HG Innovative Market Solutions is a marketing company that offers products that help people save money and test how well the products sell. <br /> <br /> With this event, the marketing company was promoting the Survival Tactics Money Book. It is a guide on how to save money, find scholarships and grants, and helpful tips on building good credit. <br /> <br /> “Our company usually sells these and other helpful money saving books that offer discounts at places like movie theaters and popular attractions like Sea World,” said Howard.<br /> <br /> Marines came to eat and left with some tips on saving money while still having fun.