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A Merry Marine Corps Christmas

Posted November 29, 2012 by

Photo by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet Pfc. David Dickerman Rossi, a Marine Aircraft Group 13 Marine Air Ground Task Force planner and a native of Sacramento, Calif., volunteers to help the children of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma decorate cookies at Marine Corps Family Team Building, Nov. 26., during one of their Christmas-themed events, “Elf…

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First marine operational F-35 pilots, maintainers attend transition training

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story and photo by Ensign Lisa M. Lill

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE Fla – The first two operational Marine fighter pilots from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA 121) attended F-35 transition training at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla from September 17 through November 20.

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Marketing yourself for a second career

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story by Alicia Ruvalcaba

Courtesy photo The Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Career Resource Management Center has sponsored a once-a-year lecture regarding transition that is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Sonoran Pueblo Club.  Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), and is entitled “Marketing Yourself  for a Second Career”.  The event will…

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MCSC team provide tools for families to cope with challenges

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story by Traci Kelley

QUANTICO, Va. — Marine Corps Systems Command’s (MCSC) Family Readiness On Point Team came into existence in May 2011 with a vision to keep faith with our families by communicating, connecting and caring.

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Politics: bringing out the worst in people

Posted November 15, 2012 by Pfc. Brendan King

This most recent presidential election really started to make me dislike politics. Not so much with how the votes were counted up, or even who ended up winning the election, because in the end, no matter who is elected president, I will respect that person as my boss and will go to war for that…

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News to Use November 15, 2012

Posted November 15, 2012 by

Thanksgiving Dinner at  American Legion Post 19 H. H. Donkersley American Legion Post 19 will be serving turkey dinner with all the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day (22 November) from noon to 4 p.m. at 2575 S. Virginia Drive.  Everyone is welcome, and there is no cost for dinner. For more information, please contact Senior Vice…

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Education Update

Posted November 15, 2012 by Staff

MARADMIN 625/12  MARINE CORPS INTERNET-BASED TUITION ASSISTANCE IMPLEMENTATION This message provides information pertaining to the marine corps implementation of the internet-based tuition assistance request and approval process.  The process will be converted from a paper-based format to a web-based procedure. The web TA request and approval process has been in use at marforres since 2006…

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Yuma honors Veterans through parade, community

Posted November 15, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Yuma hosted its annual Veterans Day parade on 4th avenue, Nov. 12. Active-duty Marines from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma took part in the event, honoring those who have served before them. MCAS Yuma’s base Color Guard and tactical vehicles from Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 paraded alongside other organizations, including the Boy Scouts of…

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Kofa cadets share in Corps hospitality

Posted November 15, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

This year, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma had more than 140 new special guests in attendance at the air station’s annual uniform pageant and cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the Marine Corps’ 237th birthday, Nov. 7.

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Pentagon Ceremony Marks Marine Corps’ 237th Birthday

Posted November 15, 2012 by Amaani Lyle

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2012 – As the U.S. Marine Corps approaches its 237th birthday Nov. 10, military officials gathered at the Pentagon today to enjoy a slice of both the service’s storied history and its ceremonial cake.

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