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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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News to Use November 29, 2012

Posted November 29, 2012 by

SAVE LIVES AND DONATE BLOOD MCAS Yuma and United Blood Service is having a blood drive Dec. 7 at the station gym from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., promoting for the campaign “Find the hero in you.” Not only can you save lives but for those who donate at the Dec. 7 Blood Drive, Outback…

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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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Posted February 6, 2013 by Staff

Navy and Marines Corps Relief Society seeking volunteers on station New to town and looking to make friends? Is your spouse deployed and you want a productive way to pass the time? Maybe you want to get out of the house for a few hours a week? Or are you looking build your resume? Navy-Marine…

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MCAS Yuma 2012 Air Show: Another successful show

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma welcomed approximately 60,000 patrons to the 2012 Air Show Saturday, surpassing last years estimate of 45,000. “We expected about 50,000 and I think we are going to bump right up against that or maybe more,” said Colonel Robert C. Kuckuk, MCAS Yuma commanding officer…

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Change brings opportunity

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Sgt. Maj. Carlos A. Reina presents the Squadron Colors to Lt. Col. Craig R. Doty to then pass to Lt. Col. Rodney R. Tatum. This marks the official passing of command from the former to the latter. Photo by Cpl. Shelby Shields Sgt. Maj. William Shaw, outbound Marine Attack Squadron 311 Sergeant Major, followed by…

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