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News to Use August 24, 2012

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Power Outage on station During the week of 2 thru 6 September 2012, the Installation & Logistics Department will transfer the air station’s electrical distribution system to a new power distribution point of connection. During this transition period station personnel will experience the loss of electrical power to their work centers, barracks, military family housing,…

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Fun for all, MAG-13 takes time to bond

Posted October 18, 2012 by Photos by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Lance Cpl. Yancy Palmer, a Marine Aircraft Group armorer, grills up some hot dogs to be served at the annual MAG-13 family day at Senator’s Wash near Yuma Proving Grounds Oct. 15. Marines and their families with Marine Aircraft Group 13 enjoyed some kayaking provided by Arizona Adventures during the MAG-13 family day at Senator’s…

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News to Use December 13, 2012

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SMP Recreation Center, free Wi-Fi and more The MCAS Yuma Single Marine Program exists to improve the quality of life for single Marines and Sailors aboard MCAS Yuma. We focus on the young, single, enlisted Marine or Sailor, although we also welcome geographical bachelors, single parents, and single officers. The SMP recreation center is often…

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Come fly away

Posted April 26, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

As someone who’s flown in just about every military aircraft I can, often hanging out the back or side to get photos, my expectations for the excitement of hot air ballooning over Yuma weren’t very high to start with. I can admit when I’m wrong, and this was definitely one of those times. Balloons Over…

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News to Use June – 28, 2012

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MCAS Yuma Road Construction The MCAS Yuma main gate will be closed for outbound traffic during working hours due to construction through Friday June 29.  The north gate will be open for both inbound and outbound vehicles from 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Use caution when driving in and around construction areas and prepare for…

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Sesame Street dances into hearts of military children

Posted September 13, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Residents of Sesame Street temporarily found a new home at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Sept. 6-7. The tour is part of the United Services Organization’s, “Sesame Street…

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Fun runs; not just for Marines

Posted November 1, 2012 by Story by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

For the Halloween season, the Civilian Employee Welfare and Recreational Association (CEWRA) put together a spooky event at the Ramada Field at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Oct. 25. “We hosted a Halloween 5k Fun Run for all civilian employees and military supervisors on base,” said Teresa Contrabasso, the CEWRA Association president and a retired…

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News to Use May 17, 2012

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Oasis pool grand Reopening  The Oasis Pool will host its grand reopening, May 18. All station personnel and their families are invited, but please note the times for both groups: Family time will be from 12-6:00 p.m. Adults are invited to attend from 6-8 p.m. The layout of events are as follows: Noon – Pool…

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News to Use July 26, 2012

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Hard Road Closure Access to Airport Loop between Avenue A and County 14th is CLOSED due to a sink hole until further notice.  This includes access to emergency vehicles.   2012 Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Event Please join us for a FREE one-of-a-kind hiring fair sponsored by Hero2Hired (H2H) for job seekers and employers, August…

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News to Use September 27, 2012

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School Bus Reminders for Base Housing Families  Woodard Middle School students who are waiting for the morning bus at the corner of Keith and Monegan Loop are reminded to be at the bus stop each morning on time!  It is not acceptable for students to hang out in the surrounding areas and wait to run …

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