Author Archive
 

 
0
comments
Events

Events

Posted February 6, 2013 by Staff

Navy and Marines Corps Relief Society seeking volunteers on station New to town and looking to make friends? Is your spouse deployed and you want a productive way to pass the time? Maybe you want to get out of the house for a few hours a week? Or are you looking build your resume? Navy-Marine…

Full Story »

Photo by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet
0
comments
Events

It’s a TRAP! Marines Practice Recovery Ops

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Finally, the sound of helicopters overhead, gunfire and explosions in the direction of the enemy, the sight of friendly forces streaming out of their transports.

Full Story »

Photo by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet
0
comments
Marine Corps

MAG-13 Leads Integrated Training Exercise ACE

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

For more than 11 years, the U.S. Marine Corps has been engaged in combat operations in the Middle East. In that time the way we fight has drastically changed to counter the tactics of our adversaries.

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Events

2013 MCI West Commander’s Conference

Posted February 6, 2013 by

Photo by LCpl. Ryan E. Lampro, MCAS Yuma Combat Camera Marine Corps Installations West – Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton commanders, sergeants major and their spouses took part in the 2013 MCI West Commander’s Conference Jan. 23-24 at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. The conference included a tour of the new facilities aboard MCAS…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Local

Easy, Rider: Staying Safe While Cruisin’ Yuma

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. – “I did everything by the seat of my pants. That’s why I got hurt so much.” – Evel Knievel It’s getting to be that time of year when Marines and Sailors at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma roll out their old school choppers or new school crotch rockets…

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Health & Safety

Corps adds random breathalyzer tests to repertoire of ways to keep Marines accountable

Posted January 10, 2013 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

YUMA, Ariz. – It seems Marines will now face random breathalyzer tests, as well as tests before assuming a duty post, as part of the Alcohol Screening Program. The days of being allowed one beer at lunch are long gone, and now the days of showing up to work with alcohol still in your system…

Full Story »

Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano
0
comments
Local

Water Tower Hill: Up With the New, Down With the Old

Posted January 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

YUMA, Ariz. – This year, the skyline at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s Water Tower Hill will look a little different.

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Commentary

The not-so-great American gun-grab

Posted January 10, 2013 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

YUMA, Ariz. – In the wake of a recent tragedy, everyone from politicians to the talking heads in the media to the average Joe on the street has been talking about gun control. So far, the one measurable result of all this talk has been an explosion in the sales of firearms people fear may…

Full Story »

Cpl. William Waterstreet
0
comments
Salutes & Awards

MCAS Yuma 2012 Employee of the Year Awarded

Posted January 10, 2013 by Cpl. William Waterstreet

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.

Full Story »

 
0
comments
Local

2012 Year in Review

Posted December 20, 2012 by Photo By: Michael D. Jackson

Navy test pilot Lt. Christopher Tabert flies F-35B aircraft BF-3 with inert AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles Sept. 19 over the Atlantic Test Ranges. The test flight evaluated airplane structural loads and flying qualities during maneuvering flight. The F-35B is the variant of the Joint Strike Fighter designed for use by U.S. Marine Corps, as well as…

Full Story »

 
 


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin