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Marines assist in saving endangered species

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

When asking why people joined the Corps, you’d be hard pressed to find someone answer, “To save endangered animals.”

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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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Leaving the CORPS: Career Training for the Real World

Posted April 26, 2012 by Education4military.com

Take the first step to prepare for your post-military career or enhance your current one with Allied’s many available programs. All courses are available online from anywhere in the world. The training provides you with the skills to move ahead in your current job or to transition from the military and build a successful post…

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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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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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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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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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