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F-35B successfully completes AIM-120 separation

Posted March 29, 2013 by

Lockheed Martin photograph On March 26, the F-35B Lightning II became the first F-35 variant to complete airborne weapons separations on three different munitions, the most of any model. Navy test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Michael Burks released an AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile from BF-3 over water in the Atlantic Test Ranges. The F-35B is…

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Salutes & Awards

Yuma-based Marine awarded Marine Corps Installations West Achievement Award

Posted March 1, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. – Leonardo Da Vinci

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Health & Safety

Changes to TRICARE Prime Service Areas

Posted March 1, 2013 by

Prime Service Areas are geographic areas where TRICARE Prime is offered. These PSAs were created to ensure the medical readiness of the active duty force by augmenting the capability of military hospitals and clinics. Effective Oct. 1, 2013, TRICARE Prime will no longer be available to beneficiaries living in certain areas of the United States…

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Local

Silent Drill

Posted March 1, 2013 by

Marine Corps photograph by Pfc. Brendan King Marines from the Silent Drill Platoon move as one entity at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Feb. 25. The platoon is based out of the historic Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., and is currently on tour and ready to perform here at MCAS Yuma, Ariz. Marine Corps photograph by…

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Commentary

POW recalls ‘hidden treasure’ in lessons learned

Posted March 1, 2013 by Amber Baillie

Courtesy photograph Retired Col. Lee Ellis, a prisoner of war who spent five and a half years in the “Hanoi Hilton” during the Vietnam War, spoke at the Air Force Academy’s National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 21-22, 2013. A prisoner of war held in the “Hanoi Hilton” for five and a half years shared…

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U.S.

F-35s grounded as precaution after crack found in engine blade

Posted March 1, 2013 by Jim Garamone

All F-35s have been grounded as a precaution after a routine engine inspection revealed a crack on an engine blade, Defense Department officials said Feb. 22. Officials call this a “cautionary suspension of flight.” The Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fly F-35s. Inspectors found the crack in an F135 engine installed in an F-35A…

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