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MACS-1 Falconers Return to arizona

Posted August 30, 2012 by Cpl. Laura Gauna

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s hangar 220 doors rattled as shouts and cheers from families and friends welcomed home their beloved Marines and Sailors from a six-month Afghanistan deployment, August 22.

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News to Use October 18, 2012

Posted October 18, 2012 by

MMEA/MMOA Station visit MMEA will be on station Oct. 25. FTAP Brief in the theater for FY13 FTAP Marines: 8-9:30 a.m. Career Brief from 10-11 a.m. for sergeants and above. Manpower Brief from 1-2 p.m. for officers and SNCOs. The MMOA Aviation monitors will visit the station Oct. 22-23. They will provide an overall MMOA…

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It’s a TRAP! Marines Practice Recovery Ops

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Finally, the sound of helicopters overhead, gunfire and explosions in the direction of the enemy, the sight of friendly forces streaming out of their transports.

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Station Marines celebrate Earth Day by running on Earth

Posted May 3, 2012 by Staff

Photo by Cpl. Shelby Shields (above) Station personnel get ready to run in celebration of Earth Day at the air station, April 22.   (below) Station environmental personnel pose for a shot after picking up trash in Yuma, Ariz, in celebration of Earth Day, April 22.

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General gets front row seat for Exercise Javelin Thrust

Posted July 12, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

As Exercise Javelin Thrust 2012 completes its final week of air-ground task force training, Brig. Gen. James Hartsell, the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade commanding officer, met with Marines from...

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MCCS Highlights

Posted September 20, 2012 by

Operation Ball Gown Friday, October 5th Marine Corp family Team Building present Operation Ball Gown. A free ball gown giveaway, fashion show, prizes and food. All military spouses and significant others are welcome! Dress giveaway is determined by lottery. October 5th, 2012, doors open at 6, located at the Sonoran Pueblo. For more information call 269-6544   Play…

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Annual uniform pageant kicks off without a hitch

Posted November 8, 2012 by

Marines, sailors, VIP guests and members of the local community gathered on the station parade field to witness the annual uniform pageant and cake cutting ceremony Nov. 7 in honor of the 237th Marine Corps Birthday. Traditionally the pageant highlights today’s Marines dressed in the uniforms of our Corps’ past ranging from the Revolution to…

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Commandant’s Corps-wide “Heritage Tour”

Posted May 24, 2012 by Staff

Gen. James F. Amos, the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Barrett, the 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, visited MCAS Yuma as a part of the Commandant’s Corps-wide “Heritage Tour” being conducted over the coming months…

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Blacksheep hit the lake for deployment relaxation, fun

Posted August 9, 2012 by

Photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant More than 275 Marines and family members from the squadron were also on the lake, enjoying some quality time with one another. The squadron worked with Arizona Advntures and the bureau of Land Management to make the day possible and a success.

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News to Use: October 4, 2012

Posted October 4, 2012 by

2012 Quail and Small Game Camp The 2012 Quial and Small Game Camp sponsored by The Yuma Valley Rod & Gun Club, Southwest Arizona HPC and The Arizona Game & Fish Department, is scheduled for Oct. 19-21. The camp is open to junior hunters age 17 years and under, but must be accompanied by a…

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