March 29, 2012

Marine Corps Community Services

Business Operations:

Wild West Country Night

When: Sat, March 31, 4pm ““ 9pm

Where: Pulse the Nightclub (map)

Description: Line Dance instruction, horseshoes, roping and hay bale  tossing contest. Prizes for the hottest cowgirl and coolest cowboy 50 cent drink specials for the ladies.  Call 269-2711 for more information


Friday Fit Club

When: Fri, March 30, 9am ““ 10am

Where: Group Fitness Center and 598 (map)

Description: Introduction to the benefits of fitness and exercise, nutrition and healthy techniques as well as two fitness classes in the final two weeks of the program. Experience the fun of fitness in a friendly, non-competitive environment. For more information call 269-6547. Don’t forget to mention you saw it on the MCCS Events Calendar

Family Services:

Resume Writing

When: Tue, April 3, 9am ““ 11am

Where: Building 852 (map)

Description:  A 2 hour class offered the Tuesday following TAP class that  teaches separating and retiring military how to speak “civilian” again, proper formatting of resumes, cover letters, and reference sheets. This class goes in depth to show how the military “lingo” is perceived by the civilian population and how to communicate their knowledge, skills, and abilities in an effective manner that gets results. During the class a resume is created, with class participation, from scratch with explanations on the “why” and “how” of the individual sections. Military experience is translated into civilian terms. The resumes are intended for private companies. Advanced sign-up is required. Call 269-5181 to register.

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New Navy vessel named after Yuma

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Navy to name new vessel after city of Yuma, Ariz.

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Welcome home

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano Cpl. Jose Luis Hernandez, a Marine Attack Squadron 513 power line mechanic and a native of Willacoochee, Ga., proposes to his longtime girlfriend Zuleika Oleo, a native of Yu...
Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

Yuma community residents adopt a squadron

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon Left: Debi Mustain, the Coyote Ranch assistant troop committee coordinator and a native of Yuma, Ariz., and Peggy Munger, the Coyote Ranch troop committee coordinator and a ...

MCAS Yuma H&HS Field Meet

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano Marines from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., took part in a squadron-wide field meet in which all the sections comp...


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