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City of Yuma plane finds final resting place in public’s eye

Posted October 18, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

In 1949, Yuma appeared to be heading to its’ deathbed. The war was over and the military had shut down the air base.

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Welcome home

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Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano Cpl. Jose Luis Hernandez, a Marine Attack Squadron 513 power line mechanic and a native of Willacoochee, Ga., proposes to his longtime girlfriend Zuleika Oleo, a native of Yuma, Ariz., after returning from a six month deployment with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard Marine Corps Air…

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Tailspotter March 23, 2012

Posted March 22, 2012 by

Spirit Spirit is a young friendly female labrador retriever mix. She is up to date with all her vaccines and spayed. She is ready to go home with you today.  For more information about adopting, contact the Humane Society of Yuma at  928-782-1621.

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Marine Attack Squadron 211 heads toward Afghanistan

Posted April 19, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

The pilots of Marine Attack Squadron 211 kicked off the squadron’s deployment to Afghanistan, April 17, beginning their AV-8B Harriers’ travels to Southwest Asia. More than 200 Marines with both the squadron and Marine Aviation Logistics 13 boarded aircraft to follow their brethren the following day…

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Marines gain confidence in new gas chamber

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

The station’s new individual protective equipment confidence exercise facility, commonly known as the gas chamber, saw its first use by Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron Marines at its location near MCAS Yuma’s pistol range, May 8. Before being used for training purposes, station chemical, biological…

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Events Calendar June 7 – June 12

Posted June 7, 2012 by

Don’t forget to  mention you saw this on the MCCS Events Calendar!   Success over Stress and Anger When: Thu, June 7, 2pm – 4pm Where: Building 598 This weekly group is for individuals who have completed the Anger/Stress Management course and who feel they would benefit from additional support. For more information call 269-2561.   Spa Night: Stress and Coping…

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Chaplain of the Corps

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Rear Adm. Margaret Kibben, the 18th Chaplain of the Marine Corps

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Arizona School Tuition Organizations (STO) Information for Military Students Attending Private Schools

Posted December 6, 2012 by By Elena McShane

Arizona state tax payers are allowed to donate a percentage of their state tax dollars through a variety of private school tuition tax credit programs to support K-12 students attending private/parochial schools with tuition scholarships.  Arizona tax payers who choose to donate their state tax dollars to a private school or to a specific student…

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Yuma squadron supports NATO forces in CONUS

Posted March 29, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Approximately 60 Marines returned from supporting a joint-service international exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho, March 20. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron 513 integrated with service members from around the world during Exercise Mountain Roundup. The exercise saw various NATO…

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Noncombatant Evacuation Operation

Posted April 26, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron DIamant

Yuma’s Kiwanis Park was abuzz with activity Friday night, as Marines participating in the Weapons and Tactics Instructor course completed a noncombatant evacuation operation as part of their curriculum. The event takes place twice a year, drawing crowds of locals to watch as Marine CH-53E helicopters land...

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