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April 26, 2013

MCAS Yuma Environmental Department cleans up ‘adopted’ street for Earth Day Event

Station personnel from the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Environmental Department in Yuma, Ariz., conduct a street cleanup on Palo Verde Street as a part of an MCAS Yuma Earth Day event on April 23. The station personnel take part annually in the street cleanup and MCAS Yuma Marines volunteer their time to help with the Earth Day events.

Don R. Black, Marine Aircraft Group 13 Compliance Officer at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma and native of St. Louis, Mo., picks up a piece of trash during the street cleanup conducted by the station’s.

Environmental Department personnel on April 23. The street clean up was on MCAS Yumaís ìadoptedî street, Palo Verde Street, as a part of the week long Earth Day events sponsored by MCAS Yumaís Environmental Department.

Since 2004, the Environmental Department from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., has been a member of the City of Yumaís Adopt-A-Street Program. They adopted Palo Verde Street in Yuma, Ariz., and on the morning of April 23 they conducted a street clean up on their personal stretch of pavement. Various units and departments on the Air Station also participated in Earth Day activities both on base and in the surrounding community to be a part of the communityís environmental stewardship.




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