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October 4, 2012

Arizona Speaker of the House visits MCAS

Photo by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Col. Robert Kuckuk, first on the left, Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, provides a tour of the AV-8B Harrier Flight Simulation Building to Andy Tobin, second from the left, the Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, and Speaker Tobin’s staff during a MCAS Yuma visit on Sept. 26. Marking Speaker Tobin’s first visit to the air station, he was briefed on the recent infrastructure changes aboard the air station as well as an update on the progress of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter build-up. “We try to make sure Arizona is pro-military, which is what I’m here for,” said Tobin. “We try to be ahead of the curve a little bit.”




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