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Events

Station hosts bone marrow donor registry for Gunnery Sgt. Shane Lamont

Posted July 19, 2012 by

Gunnery Sgt. Shane Lamont with Marine Aviation and Weapons Tactics Squadron-1, wife Christa and daughter Audrey pose for a photo at the station child development center.

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5 Questions: Lt. Daniel Chung

Posted December 20, 2012 by

1.) What services do chaplains offer to military personnel? We offer spiritual guidance and advice but also counseling. So if Marines or Sailors come in with marriage problems or stress at work they can come and speak with a chaplain. Some of us have professional degrees but most don’t so it’s not like talking to…

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Sports

Marines drive through in basketball

Posted May 3, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

The basketball courts of the Winterhaven, Calif., Community Center resounded with the footsteps of Marines fighting to take their team to victory, April 27 and 28. The fourteen Marines from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma who comprise the station’s basketball team competed in a tournament against other…

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Marine spouse and a Criminal of a teacher

Posted May 17, 2012 by Sgt. Daniel Malta

Teachers mold our youth and prepare them for their future, which is why it’s important for their hard work to be noticed during this year’s teacher appreciation week. One of our very own Marine spouses who teaches at Yuma High School, home to the Criminals(mascot), Mrs. Shannon...

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Sesame Street dances into hearts of military children

Posted September 13, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Residents of Sesame Street temporarily found a new home at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Sept. 6-7. The tour is part of the United Services Organization’s, “Sesame Street…

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Competitors run a heartbreaking half marathon

Posted September 13, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Trevon S. Peracca

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — More than 1,200 participants competed in the Heartbreak Ridge Half Marathon and 1k Kids Race beginning…

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Catherine Ribeiro + Alpes- Paix

Posted September 13, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

I remember the first time I heard Paix (Peace). I’d like to tell you about it, what I saw, what I felt, when I first heard Catherine Ribeiro’s voice forever imprint upon such feelings of beauty and hope I thought I would start weeping. I’d like to tell you about it, but 5th Amendment and…

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Local

Ciao Bella

Posted September 13, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Ciao Bella In my weekly adventures to find new and undiscovered places to eat in Yuma, there is occasionally a pleasant surprise. Ciao Bella is one such discovery. When driving down 4th Ave. near 22nd St., there is a sign advertising Ciao Bella’s Ristorante Italiano. Seeing this sign and the outside of the restaurant, I…

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World

Where in the World September 13, 2012

Posted September 13, 2012 by

Photo by Cpl. Ed Galo Soldiers with the Afghan National Army carry a simulated casualty on a stretcher and place him in an ambulance as part of a mass casualty simulation held at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Sept. 9, 2012. During the mass casualty simulation, members of the ANA were given a list of symptoms and…

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Marine Corps

Love and War Part II

Posted September 13, 2012 by Sgt. Heather Golden

Courtesy photo Retired Cpl. Anthony Villarreal and his wife, Jessica, smile outside of their home in Lubbock, Texas, in 2011. Anthony was injured in Afghanistan is 2008 when his vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device. MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.  — When you’ve practically lost yourself to a wartime attack,…

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