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Kids explore military life at MCAS’ 2012 Children’s Expo

Posted March 22, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

MCAS Yuma opened up its flight line to special needs youth for them to get a taste of the annual Yuma Air Show during the Children’s Expo, March 16. Approximately 60 children from four local schools were all smiles as they got to interact with Marines and view aerial demonstrations and many of the air…

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Station couple travels to Africa to help refugees, gains new insight

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamat

Some couples go to great lengths to better understand one another. One station couple went all the way to Africa. Mike and Bekah DiFelice volunteered with Light Gives Heat for three weeks, February 11- March 4. The Light Gives Heat organization was founded by Dave and Morgan Hansow…

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President Proclaims ‘National Day of Honor’

Posted March 22, 2012 by Compiled by American Forces

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2012 ““ On the ninth anniversary of U.S. forces moving into Iraq, President Barack Obama has proclaimed March 19 to be “A National Day of Honor.” Here’s is the text of the president’s proclamation: “Nine years ago, members of the United States Armed Forces crossed the…

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VMA-214 return from Emerald Warrior 2012

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Approximately 150 Marines and eight aircraft from Marine Attack Squadron 214 returned to the station from the annual joint service exercise Emerald Warrior 2012 March 10. Emerald Warrior 2012, held in the vicinity of Eglin Air Force Base on the Gulf Coast of Florida was designed to improve the…

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Archbishop visits station, God in tow

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Jakob Schulz

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, archbishop of military services, visited MCAS Yuma March 17 through 19 to speak to Catholic Marines. The visit was part of Broglio’s many scheduled visits to military bases throughout the U.S. “I always try to visit myself or have one of my three bishops visit each base…

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5 Questions for the Sonoran Pueblo Assistant Director

Posted March 22, 2012 by

Do you see an increase in business during WTI and how does that effect the Sonoran Pueblo? Business has picked up a great deal during WTI. The importance of WTI on this base is that the following weeks this base is going to see a lot of businesses picking up and  it shows the public…

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MCAS Yuma 2012 Air Show: Another successful show

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma welcomed approximately 60,000 patrons to the 2012 Air Show Saturday, surpassing last years estimate of 45,000. “We expected about 50,000 and I think we are going to bump right up against that or maybe more,” said Colonel Robert C. Kuckuk, MCAS Yuma commanding officer…

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Thinking about a loan?

Posted March 22, 2012 by usa.gov

Home-Equity Loans
A home equity loan could be a smart way to pay off high-interest debt or pay for home repairs. But consider carefully before taking out a home equity loan. If you are unable to make payments on time, you could lose your home.

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Leaving the CORPS: Veterans’ Group Life Insurance

Posted March 22, 2012 by va.gov

What is VGLI?

VGLI is a program of post-separation insurance which allows service members to convert their service member group life insurance coverage to renewable term insurance. Members with full-time SGLI coverage are eligible for VGLI upon release from service.

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Marine Corps Community Services

Posted March 22, 2012 by

Semper Fit  Friday Fit Club When: Fri, March 23, 10am ““ 11am Weekly on Friday, until Dec 28, 2012 Where: Group Fitness Center and Bldg.598 Details:  Friday Fit Club provides an introduction to the benefits of fitness and exercise, nutrition and healthy techniques as well as two fitness classes in the final two weeks of…

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