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Marine spouse and a Criminal of a teacher

Posted May 17, 2012 by Sgt. Daniel Malta

Teachers mold our youth and prepare them for their future, which is why it’s important for their hard work to be noticed during this year’s teacher appreciation week. One of our very own Marine spouses who teaches at Yuma High School, home to the Criminals(mascot), Mrs. Shannon...

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Marine volunteers at country music festival as last act

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

On their final days in the Corps, most Marines spend their time finishing their check out and packing to head on to the next chapter of life. Billy Jay Younger, previously a corporal with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, spent his final days as an active duty Marine volunteering…

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New email-based system to streamline clinic interactions

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

The Branch Medical Clinic has a new method of communication between patients and providers. A new, secure email-based system allows patients to contact their providers for myriad reasons, eliminating the need to call in and possibly be placed on hold. “The purpose is to facilitate effective communication between the provider and the patient.  They can…

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Station employees undergo safety training

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Station Marines and civilian employees underwent training with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in an effort to create a safer working environment. The OSHA 10-hour course provides civilian employees an opportunity to learn basic skills and knowledge about protecting the health and safety of themselves and their fellow workers. The course will assist employees…

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Love in War

Posted August 30, 2012 by Sgt. Heather Golden

Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. — When you’ve practically lost yourself to a wartime attack, been set on fire, clawed yourself free of wreckage without all your limbs intact…

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Water Tower Hill: Up With the New, Down With the Old

Posted January 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

YUMA, Ariz. – This year, the skyline at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s Water Tower Hill will look a little different.

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Mr. Mango

Posted March 29, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

I’ve only been to Mr. Mango once, but oh what a once it was. It’s a colorful place, outside and in, staffed by socially friendly girls with bored looks on their faces and occupied by every customer conceivable in a place like Yuma. Charming but gaudy regalia lines the walls, visual throwbacks to both American…

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Face of Defense: Marine Earns Top-Shooter Status

Posted April 26, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Paul Peterson

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., April 23, 2012 – Gunnery Sgt. Joshua A. Peterson is one of the few riflemen to earn a coveted place on the Marine Corps Shooting Team, where the time-honored art of...

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College and career fair educates station on future choices

Posted May 17, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

Military friendly schools and employers gathered in the Sonoran Pueblo to give station residents a glimpse at their future Monday. The college and career fair had 38 prospective employers and colleges, all looking for a few good men and women to transfer from the Corps’ ranks to theirs.

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Welcome to Yuma

Posted June 21, 2012 by Photo by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Col. Robert Kuckuck, station commanding officer, welcomes more than 50 new Marines and their families to MCAS Yuma at the monthly Welcome Aboard Brief, June 20 at the Sonoran Pueblo. This brief is a great tool to help Marines get acclimated to what amenities are available on station.

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