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Terror Town actors gather during the Halloween season to create a horrifying environment at the Area Three Gymnasium aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. Terror Town is an event held by Marine Corps Community Services to spread Halloween frights and gather screams. The attraction features a haunted environment and costumed actors awaiting patrons.
Terror Town actors gather during the Halloween season to create a horrifying environment at the Area Three Gymnasium aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. Terror Town is an event held by Marine Corps Community Services to spread Halloween frights and gather screams. The attraction features a haunted environment and costumed actors awaiting patrons. (U.S. Marines)
Terror Town actors gather during the Halloween season to create a horrifying environment at the Area Three Gymnasium aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. Terror Town is an event held by Marine Corps Community Services to spread Halloween frights and gather screams. The attraction features a haunted environment and costumed actors awaiting patrons.
Terror Town actors gather during the Halloween season to create a horrifying environment at the Area Three Gymnasium aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. Terror Town is an event held by Marine Corps Community Services to spread Halloween frights and gather screams. The attraction features a haunted environment and costumed actors awaiting patrons. (U.S. Marines)
Gunnery Sgt. Joanna H. Mendoza, Headquarters Company gunnery sergeant, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, holds a costume competition at the end of a Halloween-themed physical training circuit aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013. The event's festivities built camaraderie and provided the Marines with an opportunity to unwind and have fun with their peers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez/ Released)
Gunnery Sgt. Joanna H. Mendoza, Headquarters Company gunnery sergeant, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, holds a costume competition at the end of a Halloween-themed physical training circuit aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013. The event's festivities built camaraderie and provided the Marines with an opportunity to unwind and have fun with their peers. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez/ Released) (U.S. Marines)
A Marine with Headquarters Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, leads a physical training station during a Halloween-themed PT circuit conducted aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013. The Marines wore Halloween costumes and held a festive costume competition at the end of the exercise to build unit cohesion, and provide them an opportunity to unwind and have fun with their peers.
A Marine with Headquarters Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, leads a physical training station during a Halloween-themed PT circuit conducted aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013. The Marines wore Halloween costumes and held a festive costume competition at the end of the exercise to build unit cohesion, and provide them an opportunity to unwind and have fun with their peers. (Shaltiel Dominguez/U.S. Marines)
Sharona Russell enjoys the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Halloween party with her children Oct. 25 aboard the air station Cherry Point, N.C. Keep your children close while out trick-or-treating or enjoying Halloween festivities.
Sharona Russell enjoys the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Halloween party with her children Oct. 25 aboard the air station Cherry Point, N.C. Keep your children close while out trick-or-treating or enjoying Halloween festivities. (U.S. Marines)
Pfc. Jonathan W. Pope Jr. acts as a caged zombie inside a haunted house Oct. 25 aboard Cherry Point, N.C. While driving, be sure to watch for zombies who have escaped their cage and are roaming the air station in search of candy today.
Pfc. Jonathan W. Pope Jr. acts as a caged zombie inside a haunted house Oct. 25 aboard Cherry Point, N.C. While driving, be sure to watch for zombies who have escaped their cage and are roaming the air station in search of candy today. (U.S. Marines)
Cheryl Gibson, the brigade commander's wife, judges the costume contest for children ages 0-5 at the Fall Festival at Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 26.
Cheryl Gibson, the brigade commander's wife, judges the costume contest for children ages 0-5 at the Fall Festival at Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 26. (U.S. Army)
Soldiers from 4-5 ADA practice their zombie walking skills during the unit's zombie run at the Lightning Ranch at Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 26.
Soldiers from 4-5 ADA practice their zombie walking skills during the unit's zombie run at the Lightning Ranch at Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 26. (U.S. Army)
Soldiers from 4-5 ADA practice their zombie walking skills during the unit's zombie run at the Lightning Ranch at Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 26.
Soldiers from 4-5 ADA practice their zombie walking skills during the unit's zombie run at the Lightning Ranch at Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 26. (U.S. Army)
Soldiers and families from the 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade participate in the zombie run at the Lightning Ranch at Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 26.
Soldiers and families from the 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade participate in the zombie run at the Lightning Ranch at Fort Hood, Texas, on Oct. 26. (U.S. Army)
Sgt. Maj. Dennis Downing, Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 272 sergeant major, auctions off cakes made by each individual company within the squadron as part of the Halloween event conducted by MWSS-272, Oct. 25.
Sgt. Maj. Dennis Downing, Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 272 sergeant major, auctions off cakes made by each individual company within the squadron as part of the Halloween event conducted by MWSS-272, Oct. 25. (U.S. Marines)
Ian Meyers of the U.S. Border Patrol engages paper targets while Israel Fornelli, a recreational aide with the Fort Bliss MWR, observes during the zombie shoot at the Rod and Gun Club at Fort Bliss, Texas, on Friday.
Ian Meyers of the U.S. Border Patrol engages paper targets while Israel Fornelli, a recreational aide with the Fort Bliss MWR, observes during the zombie shoot at the Rod and Gun Club at Fort Bliss, Texas, on Friday. (U.S. Army)
Marines conduct a Halloween-themed, physical training circuit aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013. / Released)
Marines conduct a Halloween-themed, physical training circuit aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013. / Released) (Shaltiel Dominguez/U.S. Marines Corps)

From North Carolina to South Korea, military communities around the world are channeling the Halloween spirit through costume and events. Here’s a look at some of the scares.

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