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Till they all come home…

Posted September 27, 2012 by Photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

The families of approximately 20 Marines from Marine Attack Squadron 211 waited with excitement and smiles as their Avengers returned from a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, Sept. 22. The group was an advance party, responsible for setting up everything the rest of the squadron will need upon their arrival at a later date….

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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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News to Use June 7, 2012

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MCAS YUMA ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE June 7-8 and June 18-22: The MCAS Yuma Main Gate will be closed for outbound traffic.  All drivers must use the North Gate to exit the air station. Please take delays in to consideration when planning your travel on and off station, watch for construction workers and expect lowered speed…

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Yuma Marines making a splash

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Photos by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet Marines from Marine Aircraft Logistics Squadron 13 grill hot dogs for the rest of their unit at the Oasis Pool at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Aug. 16. This was part of the MALS-13 pool party for Marines and families, as a celebration of the unit’s return from deployment….

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Featured Events & Specials October 2012

Posted October 11, 2012 by

Saturday, October 13th UFC 153 Catch the UFC fights at the Cactus Bowl. Light Heavyweight fight featuring Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar, Nogueira vs. Herman, Teixeira vs. Maldonado, and Fitch vs. Silva. Live on pay-per-view. Limited seating available. $1.50 per game. 1900 to close. No reservations. For more information call 269-5585. Tuesday October 23rd – Wednesday, October 31st Red Ribbon…

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Remembrance: The American Legion’s Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration

Posted December 13, 2012 by By Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

A Navy bosun’s mate rings the ceremonial bell as veterans from campaigns spanning American history share a moment of silence and solidarity for those only able to attend in spirit. The sound resonates across the American Legion Post 19’s Main Hall in Yuma to commemorate National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Dec. 7. The revered naval…

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News to Use April 19, 2012

Posted April 19, 2012 by Staff

Candlelight Vigil For Sexual Assault Victims There will be a Candlelight Vigil to pay tribute to victims of sexual assault Sat., April 28, from 4-4:30 p.m. at the Station Chapel.  The event is sponsored by the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office and the Office of the Chaplain in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. …

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Exercise Burmese Chase

Posted June 28, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

As the sun rises over the desert hills of southern Arizona, U.S. Marines and British army commandos can clearly see the similarities between Afghanistan and Yuma. From the unbearable heat to the uninhabitable…

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Warrior Ride 2012

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Bike Contest Winners Cruiser First Place: Mike Bakara, Navy Lt. Cmdr. (Ret) Custom First Place: Master Sgt. David Seidler, MASS-3 Sport First Place: Gunnery Sgt. Jacob Cobb, VMGR-352

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EOD welcomes back brothers-in-arms

Posted November 1, 2012 by Story and photo by Pfc. Brendan King

Three station explosive ordinance disposal technicians returned from a seven-month Afghanistan deployment October 26.

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