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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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Officers’ Spouses’ Club donates $3,000 in scholarships to military families

Posted May 17, 2012 by Jenny Kuckuk

The Officers’ Spouses’ Club of MCAS Yuma held their Scholarship and Philanthropy Awards Banquet on May 8, 2012. They awarded three $1,000 scholarships to military family members: one each to high school seniors Amanda McShane…

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Marines foster relations with local students

Posted May 17, 2012 by Staff

Local students from Palmcroft Elementary School, Otondo Elementary School, South West Christian Elementary School toured the air station as part of a community-building event hosted by various units on base. Students got to mingle with military dog handlers, F-5 Tiger II pilots as well…

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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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Papa San

Posted May 17, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

I love rice bowls; in fact, I might even have a slightly unhealthy obsession with them. When I first came to Yuma three years ago, I was depressed to see a total lack of Asian food places, but with a little bit of looking and recon work, I found a few. I had been told…

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When push comes to crunch: abdominal workout

Posted May 17, 2012 by by ACE Fitness

Abdominal training has developed a lot over  the past 20 years. Straight legged sit ups and straight leg raises became bent knee sit ups, crunches and now to the abdominal and drawing exercises on fit balls. FIT BALLS – Fit balls have been a useful training tool for abdominals and stabilisers when sitting on a…

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News to Use May 10, 2012

Posted May 10, 2012 by Staff

Cheerleaders wanted Auditions for the 2012 MCAS Yuma Cheerleading, Dance and POM Squadron will be held 6-7 p.m., May 30, at the Community Center. For more information, contact William Tracu at (928) 269- 2324. New and improved station pool The station pool is currently open for lap swimmers only, Monday thru Friday from 6 –…

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Yuma leadership assesses Corps’ suicide prevention training

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Station leadership attended a suicide prevention site brief at the station chapel, May 1-3. Led by Master Gunnery Sgt. Phillip Bush, senior enlisted advisor for behavioral health, Headquarters Marine Corps, staff noncommissioned officers and officers gathered to understand where...

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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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EOD and CLC-16 Marines visit junior high school career day fair

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Four Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines paid a visit to 4th Avenue Junior High School for its Career and College Readiness Day in Yuma, Ariz., May 4. Two Marines hailed from station Explosive Ordinance...

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