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Marine Explosive Ordnance Device equipment to serve again

Posted April 26, 2012 by Jeff Landenberger

The Mexico state of Sonora has been added to the list of prohibited states. Only preapproved mission-essential travel is authorized to this and all of the other states listed as prohibited including Michoacan, Tamaulipas, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Jalisco and Zacatecas, according to US North Command Force Protection Directive 12-087. Sonora’s…

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Nature’s Deli

Posted May 24, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Few things are as pleasurable as a well-made sandwich, and Main Street’s Nature’s Deli delivers them in spades. Though unassuming and easy to miss, I’d argue Nature’s is one of the better food establishments Yuma has to offer. Their main strength lies in their cold cuts, with crisp vegetables, juicy meat and the basic condiments…

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Yuma Territorial Prison

Posted June 28, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

Yuma Territorial Prison For me, museums are just another place where relics of the old are stored and stared at. I find it hard for them to grab my concentration. But recently, I found a not-so-uninteresting, interactive museum that’s not…

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3/6 uses Yuma terrain to train

Posted October 4, 2012 by Photos by Sgt. Steven Cushman

Sergeant Joseph Martin directs his Marines during a counter improvised explosive device training patrol at the Yuma Proving Grounds, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 3 Lance Cpl. Gregory Gruman sweeps a patrol route with a mine detector during a counter improvised explosive device training patrol at the Yuma Proving Grounds, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 3. Gruman, an Alexandra,…

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Pre-Deployment: The Black Sheep, Nightmares and Avengers’ military appreciation evening muster

Posted May 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Marines, sailors and family members of Marine Attack Squadron 214, Marine Attack Squadron 211, Marine Attack Squadron 311 and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 were brought together for a cross-squadron evening barbecue at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s base chapel courtyard, May 1.

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Archbishop visits station, God in tow

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Jakob Schulz

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, archbishop of military services, visited MCAS Yuma March 17 through 19 to speak to Catholic Marines. The visit was part of Broglio’s many scheduled visits to military bases throughout the U.S. “I always try to visit myself or have one of my three bishops visit each base…

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Castle Dome

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Laura Cardoso

Although a bit of a ways out of town, Castle Dome is definitely worth the drive. The displays of the artifacts were very well done and the nicely written placards telling the specific history of the buildings, people and area were very educational. Don’t forget to walk through the mining area after going through the…

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Opinion: Tattoos: art or unprofessional?

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Over the past few decades it seems society has become more and more accepting of tattoos. This goes hand-in-hand with the younger generation’s fascination with getting tattoos the second they turn 18. There still are some employers who won’t hire people covered in ink or require they wear long sleeves to completely cover them during…

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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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Dealing with Deployments

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