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Driving More Efficiently

Posted May 24, 2012 by Staff

Drive Sensibly Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration and braking) wastes gas. It can lower your gas mileage by 33 percent at highway speeds and by 5 percent around town. Sensible driving is also safer for you and others, so you may save more than gas money.   Observe the Speed Limit While each vehicle reaches…

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Simplifying The Complicated: Understanding PTSD

Posted September 27, 2012 by Story submitted by MCAS Yuma’s Naval Branch Medical Clinic Mental Health Dept.

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety condition that can result from experiencing an event involving direct or indirect threat of death, serious injury or a physical threat. Such a life-threatening incident could be a car accident, a sexual assault, a natural disaster, physical assault or military combat. Over the course of a lifetime, about…

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Healthy microwave meals

Posted June 21, 2012 by Cpl. Jolene Bopp

Station offers cooking class for healthy microwave alternatives Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines participated in MCAS Yuma’s first microwave cooking class, June 12 at the station community center. The class was designed in fall 2011 by two Semper Fit dietitians based in Miramar, Calif. and Quantico, Va., to help Marines get creative with microwavable…

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Corps adds random breathalyzer tests to repertoire of ways to keep Marines accountable

Posted January 10, 2013 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

YUMA, Ariz. – It seems Marines will now face random breathalyzer tests, as well as tests before assuming a duty post, as part of the Alcohol Screening Program. The days of being allowed one beer at lunch are long gone, and now the days of showing up to work with alcohol still in your system…

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SACO training prepares Marines to help others

Posted May 3, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Six station Marines participated in the Substance Abuse Control Officer’s training last week. All SACO’s Marine Corps wide are required to attend 40 hours of training prior to assuming the position. “For some it’s a full-time position, for others is a collateral duty,” said Virgil S. Tapispisan, station Drug…

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Bolstering Security Through the Fleet Assistance Program

Posted August 23, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Lance Cpl. Daniel Forslin, a Marine Attack Squadron 214 powerline mechanic didn’t think his face would feel like it had been set on fire when he first enlisted in the Marine Corps. “I thought the gas chamber was going to be the worst thing to happen to me,” said Forslin, a native of Fremont, Wis….

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101 Days of Summer heat up MCAS Yuma

Posted May 24, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

MCAS Yuma kicked off the 101 Days of Summer with its annual health and safety fair, where Marines received training and education to safely enjoy the season, May 22. The fair is held at the beginning of the...

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Get your groove on at Ball Boot Camp

Posted October 4, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Jolene Bopp

Semper Fit and Health Promotions began Ball Boot Camp, an eight-week fitness and nutrition class, early this September in an effort to help women prepare for ball season at the GCX, building 686.

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Information on information technologies

Posted June 28, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

While most Marines are experts within their own job fields, we are often quite ignorant of the work others do around us, even though it is present in our everyday lives. A clear example of this is the work Station Information Technologies does…

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Changes to TRICARE Prime Service Areas

Posted March 1, 2013 by

Prime Service Areas are geographic areas where TRICARE Prime is offered. These PSAs were created to ensure the medical readiness of the active duty force by augmenting the capability of military hospitals and clinics. Effective Oct. 1, 2013, TRICARE Prime will no longer be available to beneficiaries living in certain areas of the United States…

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