Salutes & Awards

September 27, 2012

World-wide remembrance

Marines, family, friends at home, in the fight pay tribute to Yuma’s fallen heroes

Coalition Forces attend a memorial service in honor of Lt. Col. Christopher K. Raible at Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan Sept. 19, 2012. Raible, commanding officer of Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3D Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), was killed in action while repealing an enemy attack on Camp Bastion Sept. 14, 2012.

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, commander, International Security Assistance Force, pays tribute to Lt. Col. Christopher K. Raible at Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan Sept. 19, 2012. Raible, commanding officer of Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3D Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), was killed in action while repealing an enemy attack on Camp Bastion Sept. 14, 2012.

A moment of silence, led by Marine Aircraft Group Chaplain Timothy Power, was held at the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Chapel during a memorial service for Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing avionics technician Sgt. Bradley W. Atwell, 27, of Kokomo, Ind. Atwell died on Sept. 14 while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.




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VMA-211 change of command

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. William Waterstreet Lt. Col. Troy Pehrson, the outgoing commander of Marine Attack Squadron 211, center, passes the Marine Corps Colors to Lt. Col. Cory Simmons, the incoming commander of VMA-211...
 
 
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MAG-13 Change of Command

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Brendan King Col. Michael J. Gough, the outgoing commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 13, escorts his wife during the change of command ceremony for MAG-13, May 23 aboard Marine Corp...
 
 
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Lieutenant Colonel Weathers awarded Bronze Star

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Brendan King Maj. Gen. Steven W. Busby, commanding general of Third Marine Aircraft Wing, left, congratulates Lt. Col. Brent Weathers on receiving the Bronze Star. Weathers, an AV-8B Harrie...
 

 
Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Reba James

Aviation Logistics Marine chosen for USO leadership award

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Reba James Cpl. MaryBeth Monson, a structural mechanic with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 (MALS-13) aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., and a native of Weston, Idaho, has b...
 
 
Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Scott Reel

Yuma-based Marine awarded Marine Corps Installations West Achievement Award

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. - Leonardo Da Vinci
 
 
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MCAS Yuma 2012 Employee of the Year Awarded

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. – Michael Harris, an Installation and Logistics Department engineering technician and a 17-year employee of the air station, was awarded the MCAS Yuma 2012 Employee of the Year Award Dec. 20.
 




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