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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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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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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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Changes to TRICARE Prime Service Areas

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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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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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Outbound International Mailing of Lithium Batteries

Posted May 10, 2012 by David Ager

Effective May 16, 2012 until further notice, USPS will prohibit outbound international mailing of lithium metal or lithium-ion batteries and devices containing lithium batteries. This change is required by standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU)…

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National Safety Council Safety Tips Labor Day 2012

Posted August 30, 2012 by

The National Safety Council releases traffic fatality estimates and safety tips for Labor Day weekend every year.

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Station helps Yumans G.A.I.N safety knowledge

Posted October 11, 2012 by Photos by Cpl. Sean Dennison

The children of a Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines pose in one of the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting section fire trucks…

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Fire Safety

Posted May 24, 2012 by Staff

FIRE PREVENTION ORDER NUMBER AZ-030-12-01  FIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, COLORADO RIVER DISTRICT LAKE HAVASU FIELD OFFICE Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 9212.2, because of extreme fire hazard conditions, the following acts are prohibited on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) administered land in Arizona and California…

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