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Gimmie’ Shelter: Lincoln Military Housing adds to community

Posted June 14, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

One of the many amenities offered to service members is the option to live in base housing. Convenience, location and lack of utility bills are just some of the reasons why service members may choose to take advantage of this opportunity. Lincoln Military Housing, the privatized group responsible for providing premier homes and outstanding management…

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“Hey, Devil Tree, why’re you sleeping on the job?!”

Posted September 13, 2012 by Photo by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Lance Cpl. Wendy Pintos, left, a Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron administration clerk and a native of Laredo, Texas, and Lance Cpl. Jeremiah Cabbagestalk, a H&HS administration clerk and a native of Mountain River, N.C., display anger toward a tree that fell after one of Yuma’s infamous storms, Sept. 11. The storm happened Sept. 9 and…

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MCAS Yuma commanding officer at Gila Ridge High School

Posted February 22, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Col. Robert C. Kuckuk, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, addressed a full auditorium of educators from all five of the local Yuma high schools as part of the Yuma Union High School District Professional Development Day, Feb. 15. Kuckuk spoke to those in attendance on the merits of his MCAS Yuma Marines…

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K-9 communities from far and wide come together for upcoming summer heat

Posted March 29, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

More than 20 K-9 organizations gathered at the Sonoran Pueblo Friday for the first ever joint training seminar hosted by the Marine Corps Air Station K-9 unit. Units came from all across the Southwest region ranging from California to Tucson…

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News to Use April 26, 2012

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Volunteers needed for 2012 science expo Military and Civilian volunteers are needed for the 2012 Yuma County Science Expo April 27 at the AWC Shoening Conference Center from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are seeking ten volunteer judges for the expo. Volunteers will be provided a free continental breakfast and a lunch. If interested,…

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News to Use May 24, 2012

Posted May 24, 2012 by Staff

Yuma Memorial Day Events Monday May 28, 2012 7:45 a.m. – Quechan Burial Ground at Winterhaven, Calif. 9:00 a.m. – Ocean to Ocean Bridge Ceremony at Gateway Park in the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 19. 10:00 a.m. – Desert Lawn Memorial Park Services  at American Legion Post 19. 11:30 a.m. – Sunset Vista Cemetery Services….

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Marine Corps Community Services provides for air station

Posted July 19, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

MCAS Yuma Marine Corps Community Services offers a variety of programs and services for Marines, sailors and their families to help ease the weight of deployments and everyday military life. MCCS provides for the station the Semper Fit fitness program to family team building, counseling, personal finance and educational services for service members and their…

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Yuma Family Pumpkin Patch

Posted October 18, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

The annual Yuma Family Pumpkin Patch hosted and located at the Champion Church off of Avenue 3E is back in town again. Offering Halloween enthusiasts all the brighter, cheery sides of the holiday, the event had tractor rides, a petting zoo, hay maze, face painting, bounce houses,  various games like sack races, food stands, costume…

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Yuma community residents adopt a squadron

Posted May 31, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

Aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., a squadron adopting a local school or highway is a commonplace occurrence, since volunteer service is a direct reflection of the ideals of the Marine Corps.

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Welcome home MWSS-371

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Smiling faces of loved ones filled the Sonoran Pueblo April 6 as the main body of Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 returned home from a seven-month deployment on April 6. Families flew in from across the United States to greet their Marine as they stepped off the bus.

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