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EOD and CLC-16 Marines visit junior high school career day fair

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Four Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines paid a visit to 4th Avenue Junior High School for its Career and College Readiness Day in Yuma, Ariz., May 4. Two Marines hailed from station Explosive Ordinance...

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Military Comfort Center Volunteers

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Volunteers from the Military Comfort Center in the Yuma International Airport paid a visit to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s air traffic control facilities, April 24. The MCC cares for military personnel as they travel, making the journey easier for servicemen and women, and this gave the volunteers...

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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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News to Use April 26, 2012

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Volunteers needed for 2012 science expo Military and Civilian volunteers are needed for the 2012 Yuma County Science Expo April 27 at the AWC Shoening Conference Center from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are seeking ten volunteer judges for the expo. Volunteers will be provided a free continental breakfast and a lunch. If interested,…

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Marine wives take on military life for Jane Wayne Day

Posted April 26, 2012 by Staff

In the final event of Jane Wayne Day, the spouses geared up and loaded M16A4 service rifles, firing from the same positions their Marines do for annual rifle qualification. In true Yuma fashion, the temperature was above 100 degrees on the range, giving the spouses a taste of the heat their Marines...

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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 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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Marine volunteers at country music festival as last act

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

On their final days in the Corps, most Marines spend their time finishing their check out and packing to head on to the next chapter of life. Billy Jay Younger, previously a corporal with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, spent his final days as an active duty Marine volunteering…

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Country Thunder, Hear My Cry: Station SMP supports music festival

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Eight Marines with the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Single Marine Program served as volunteer security for the 2012 Country Thunder USA in Florence, Ariz., April 12-15. Country Thunder is one of the largest and most anticipated country …

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News to Use April 12, 2012

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Military Academy and ROTC Scholarship Career night It’s time for the 3rd Annual Career Night, for all Yuma County and Eastern Imperial County high schools. The event will be held at Kofa High School in the auditorium April 18 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m Testing Opportunity College Level Examination Program and DANTES Subject Standardized Test…

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