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No more Phishing Scams

Posted May 17, 2012 by David Ager

Examples of Phishing Messages You open an email or text, and see a message like this: “We suspect an unauthorized transaction on your account. To ensure that your account is not compromised, please click the link below and confirm your identity.” “During our regular verification of accounts, we couldn’t verify your information. Please click here…

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CBRN lights Marines’ fire with DECON training

Posted September 27, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Every Marine remembers their first experience with the gas chamber in boot camp. It’s one of the many tear-jerking memories that binds Marines together.

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H&HS achieves more than 100 days free of alcohol, drug incidents

Posted June 14, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Members of MCAS Yuma’s Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron reached 110 consecutive days with no drug or alcohol related incidents. “In my experience, I’ve never seen a squadron of this size go that long without incident,” said Lt. Col. Keith Couch, the H&HS commanding officer. The entire squadron was rewarded with a day off to show…

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No problem: Corps to implement pull-ups for females

Posted December 6, 2012 by Cpl. Michelle Brinn

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — It was intimidating at first. I looked up into the sky at a distance that seemed far too great for me to reach, considering I stand tall at just under five feet. But I was determined. I could do it. I mean, the 70-second flexed-arm hang was a…

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Temporary Financial Assistance

Posted April 26, 2012 by The American Legion

Since its establishment in 1925, The American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program has awarded cash grants to minor children of veterans who are eligible for American Legion membership. These grants help families in need meet the cost of shelter, food, utilities and health expenses, thereby keeping the child or children in a more stable…

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5 Questions: Sgt. Lydwin Grizzle

Posted July 26, 2012 by

1. What is a ground safety manager? A ground safety manager ensures the safety of all personnel in the workplace through training, safety stand downs, assigning collateral duty safety representatives in work places and annual work place inspections.   2. What are some common work place safety issues? There are a variety of issues that…

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When push comes to crunch: abdominal workout

Posted May 24, 2012 by Ron Sikorka

Want to increase athletic performance while maintaining strength, endurance and anaerobic capacity? Try this workout one day out of the week. Goal: Finish all exercises in order in as little time as possible. Rest five minutes and repeat two more times for a total of three rounds…

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Flu Season

Posted September 27, 2012 by Cmdr. Andrew Archilla, Branch Medical Commanding Officer

Vaccinate to protect you and your loved ones from the Flu beginning October 1st.  BHC Yuma will be offering the seasonal flu vaccine every Monday thru Wednesday and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 8-11:30 a.m beginning October 1st.    Due to expected demand and for your added convenience, from October…

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Yuma heat hurting your workout plans?

Posted June 21, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

Station group exercise classes can fill the gap The station’s group exercise center offers a variety of fitness classes to help Marines and spouses stay in shape. “We have a variety of classes for every modality and metabolic need…

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Corps initiates new testing protocols for Spice testing

Posted December 13, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

A Marine Administrative Message signed by Brig. Gen. R. F. Hedelund, director of Marine and Family Programs Division, announced a change in urinalysis testing for synthetic chemical compounds such as Spice. Urinalysis testing for synthetic compounds is separate and distinct from the urinalysis program all specimens are subjected to in the search of service members…

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