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Yuma Marine displays occupational versatility aboard ship

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Garry J. Welch

USS ESSEX, At sea — Every Marine and Sailor aboard the USS Essex (LHD 2) serves a crucial role in the success of the mission, but Lance Cpl. Samantha A. Sabalboro serves two. Sabalboro, an airframe…

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Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society Volunteers

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(below) Volunteers with the station’s Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society pose for a group photo during their volunteer dinner at the Sonoran Pueblo, April, 17. The dinner is held to recognize the contributions of members of NMCRS, with this year’s motif being “hats off to you for all that you do,” hence the intriguing array of…

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Maj. Thomas Dahoney, retired Marine Attack Squadron 225

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Photo by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet (above) Maj. Thomas Dahoney, a retired Marine Attack Squadron 225 A-4 Skyhawk pilot and a Gold Canyon, Ariz., native, looks and his grandson, Ben Heritage, a Kingston, Mass., native, observe the cockpit of an AV-8B Harrier while Capt. Eric Biskner, the Marine Aircraft Group 13 assistant operations officer and…

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Station Marine displays passion for creativity

Posted April 19, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Do you know a ventriloquist? A violinist? A pianist? Someone who writes poetry? How about an illusionist? Well, now you do. Lance Cpl. Gerod Wallace, a Marine Attack Squadron 513 ordnance technician, and a native of Bay Minette, Ala., does all the above. Wallace traces his enjoyment of hands-on…

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Marine volunteers at country music festival as last act

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

On their final days in the Corps, most Marines spend their time finishing their check out and packing to head on to the next chapter of life. Billy Jay Younger, previously a corporal with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, spent his final days as an active duty Marine volunteering…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Challenging Myths and Misconceptions

Posted April 19, 2012 by Mary Chipman

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and an excellent time to learn more about a devastating crime that can leave broken hearts and ruined careers in its wake. Prior to the 1970s, those who were sexually assaulted had no specialized services available and were often misunderstood and ostracized when they attempted to gain support from…

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Panetta Vows to Continue Fighting Sexual Assault in Military

Posted April 19, 2012 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2012 – With the release of an annual report today on sexual assault in the military, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta vowed to continue fighting to stamp out the crime among service members. DOD officials delivered the Report on Sexual Assault in the Military to the House…

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Marine Attack Squadron 211 heads toward Afghanistan

Posted April 19, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

The pilots of Marine Attack Squadron 211 kicked off the squadron’s deployment to Afghanistan, April 17, beginning their AV-8B Harriers’ travels to Southwest Asia. More than 200 Marines with both the squadron and Marine Aviation Logistics 13 boarded aircraft to follow their brethren the following day…

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Chaplain’s Corner: “Is Image Everything?”

Posted April 19, 2012 by LT Greg Woodard

We live in a world where “image is everything.” Every shiny magazine cover, store, and television program proclaims the message that how you look, what you own, where you live, what you wear, or what you drive, determiners of worth. None of us want to be superficial, but honestly, it is hard not to allow…

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A Message From Secretary of State Ken Bennett

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It is with great pride that I address you, Arizona’s servicemen and women who protect our freedom. As the saying goes, ‘freedom isn’t free’ – you defend our many constitutional freedoms and our right to vote in a free society. I want to personally thank all of you for the sacrifices you make on a…

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