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Movie- Hit and Run

Posted September 6, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

When my date this last weekend requested we see the new movie “Hit and Run”, I was momentarily excited. What could it be about, a court drama involving a car accident or a romance with elements of a good action romp? Perhaps, an abusive father finally gets what’s coming to him and has to flee?…

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Health & Safety

Choose My Plate: Nutrition facts

Posted September 6, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Getting the right amounts of daily nutrients can be a challenge, and may be the reason many people choose to turn to supplements to fill in the missing gaps. Station health educator Nikki Dallam shares easy ways to ensure healthy food choices by using the MyPlate method. “MyPlate is the new food pyramid,” said Dallam….

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They see me slidin’ They hatin’

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Photo By Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet Cpl. Jonathan Chu, left, the Marine Aircraft Group 13 supply noncommissioned officer-in-charge and a native of Oakland, Calif., and Sgt. Matthew Babcock, right, the Marine Attack Squadron 311 power line NCOIC and a native of Hightstown, N.J., jump into a water slide at the Oasis Pool on Marine Corps…

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Dental is dentalacious: Sailors aid thousands each year in Yuma

Posted September 6, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Give or take a few, an adult human being has 32 teeth. A dental company detachment here at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma is in charge of providing care for approximately 144,000 teeth.

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News to Use September 6, 2012

Posted September 6, 2012 by

Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families The United Services Organization, in conjunction with Sesame Street muppeteers, will be putting on shows for military families, Sept. 6-7. The Sept. 6 shows on Thursday at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The Sept. 7 show on Friday will be held at 9:30 a.m.   Government Commercial Purchase Card…

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Marine Corps

Fact or Fiction?

Posted September 6, 2012 by Staff

Q:  Is Operational Security a solid justification for not shaving in order to not draw attention to yourself. A:  According to MCO 3070.2.34G, there’s a paragraph stating one of the procedures to hold up OPSEC is to “create confusion about or cause multiple interpretations of vital information taken from open sources.” So you could really,…

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5 Questions: Elmo

Posted September 6, 2012 by

1.   Why is Sesame Street here? Elmo and all of Elmo’s friends came to sing and dance for all of our friends. Elmo can’t wait to see the big smiles on everyone’s faces!   2.  What do you think of Marines? Elmo is so proud of all our troops and their families. Elmo is…

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MWSS-371 refine their skills during training

Posted September 6, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

A Yuma-based engineer company completed their quarterly training required for maintaining job efficiency during deployments at the Barry M. Goldwater Range, Aug. 31.

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Take out the trash

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Photo By Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet Cpl. Daniel Vargas, a Marine Aircraft Logistics Company 13 aviation communications security technician and a native of Chino, Calif., cleans up trash off the beaches of Gateway Park in Yuma, Ariz., Aug. 31. Vargas joined four other Marines Friday morning in restoring the natural beauty of the Colorado River…

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DMO clarified, making your move easy

Posted September 6, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Shelby Sheilds

Whether it’s time to move on to the next chapter of a Marine Corps career or transitioning back to the civilian world, every Marine will at one point in time will encounter the Distribution Management Office. It’s up to the Marine if this encounter will be pleasant or painful. “We have a lot of Marines…

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