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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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VMA-513 celebrates last ball before decommissioning

Posted November 15, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

One could come up with many trivial sayings regarding the decommissioning of a Marine Attack Squadron, but none would truly do the feelings and emotions felt by those in the squadron justice.

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MAG-13 carries on birthday run tradition

Posted November 15, 2012 by Story and photos by Pfc. Brendan King

Marines from Marine Aircraft Group 13 held their annual Marine Corps Birthday motivational run Nov. 8. at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma to celebrate the Corps’ 237th birthday.

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News to Use November 8, 2012

Posted November 8, 2012 by Staff

CITY OF YUMA VETERANS DAY PARADE The City of Yuma will host its Veterans Day parade on Monday, Nov. 12 and will begin at approximately 9 a.m.  The parade will travel on 4th Avenue south from 16th Street, then east on 25th Street, then south on Virginia Drive to the American Legion Post 19 at…

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VETERANS DAY DEALS 2012

Posted November 8, 2012 by Staff

OLIVE GARDEN Veterans Eat Free. Olive Garden  Restaurants offer a free meal (with  proof of service) from a list of several entrees on a special menu. This special is scheduled for Nov. 12. Additionally, some Olive Garden restaurants will also give out a $10 gift card to veterans for a future visit. APPLEBEE’S Military Veterans…

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Station hosts second annual Multicultural Day

Posted November 8, 2012 by Story and photos by Pfc. Brendan King

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma hosted its second annual Multicultural Day event at the parade deck, Nov. 1. Multicultural day is organized to educate Americans on individual’s diverse backgrounds.

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Annual uniform pageant kicks off without a hitch

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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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Welcome Home Avengers

Posted November 8, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Sons, daughters, mothers, fathers, friends and fellow service members gathered to welcome home Marines from Marine Attack Squadron 211 and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13…

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News to Use November 1, 2012

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VMA-211 Returns from Afghanistan On Thurs afternoon, Nov. 1, VMA-211 Marines are scheduled to return from a six month deployment in Afghanistan.  Friends and family as well as station personnel are highly encouraged to attend their homecoming at the VMA-211 hangar.  If interested in attending the homecoming, please call (928)269-2275 for the exact time of…

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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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