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Movie Review: Battleship

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

I remember playing the game Battleship as a kid with my cousins. This would happen every family function up until we were about ten. Birthdays, holidays, funerals, Battleship was the only constant in our celebrations. The thing is, my violent cousins would always win. And by win I mean they would look at my battle…

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Events

News to Use May 31, 2012

Posted May 31, 2012 by Staff

Oasis Pool Pricing/hours Daily Lap Swim   FREE Children under 3   FREE Youth (17 & Under)   $1.50 Adult (18 & older)   $2.00 Monthly Passes 17 and under   $20.00 Individual Adult 18 and up   $40.00 Family (Up to 5 members)   $45.00 Season Passes 17 and under   $30.00 Individual Adult…

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Health & Safety

Take a stand against sexual assault

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Jolene Bopp

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Uniform Victim Advocates raise sexual assault awareness by implementing Bystander Intervention training for all non-commissioned officers on May 22. The mandatory Bystander Intervention training is a program to raise sexual assault awareness and show NCOs how they can prevent an assault from happening. The training provides Marines ways to interfere…

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Marines help out at school in operation ‘kinderdogs’

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby R. Shields

Seven Marines from the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma public affairs office volunteered at the Sunrise Elementary School’s annual kindergarten fun day, May 25. This event is held every year just before the students are released for summer but this…

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Technology keeps service members, families closer together

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby R. Shields

Graduation from high school is said to be among the many milestones in a young adult’s life and many high school graduates hope to share in this big moment with their families. For many military children, family members outside their immediate family…

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A call to serve, whether overseas or in community

Posted May 31, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Conscription hasn’t been used to increase the United States Armed Forces since 1973, at the end of the Vietnam War. Today, the members of each military branch are comprised solely of volunteers.

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MCJROTC hits Yuma high schools, preps future leaders

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby R. Shields

In the fall, students at Kofa High School in Yuma, Ariz., will have the opportunity to participate in the first Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps offered to Yuma high school students. MCJORTC classes at the school will be available to all students and cover a wide variety of subjects from leadership and military…

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Squadron bids farewell to adopted school (until next year)

Posted May 31, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

The dress code for C.W. McGraw Elementary in Yuma, Ariz., is simple: red or blue polo shirts with khakis. However, it’s common to see a Marine Corps uniform among the students every Wednesday. That’s because Marine Attack Squadron 214 has sent out Marines once a...

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Events

Yuma commemorates those who gave all

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Americans in Yuma and across the country spent Monday remembering and celebrating the lives of the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the land of the free. Originally known as Declaration Day, Memorial Day is designed to give tribute to all the men and women…

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Highway 95 Café

Posted May 31, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Oh man. Highway 95 Café. Okay, here we go. Growing up in a predominately Asian neighborhood, I got to acquire a taste for Oriental cuisine. After school hang outs were often filled with the aroma of rice bowls, barbeque pork, dumplings, pho soup or pad thai. Yah, yah, most of what we enjoy as Chinese…

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