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Marine Corps weapons, tactics instructor course finishes with mass troop insertion

Posted May 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Brendan King

The initial component to Final Exercise One for Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One Weapons and Tactics Instructor course began on April 23 at the Laguna Army Airfield near MCAS Yuma, Ariz.

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VMA-214 return from Emerald Warrior 2012

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Approximately 150 Marines and eight aircraft from Marine Attack Squadron 214 returned to the station from the annual joint service exercise Emerald Warrior 2012 March 10. Emerald Warrior 2012, held in the vicinity of Eglin Air Force Base on the Gulf Coast of Florida was designed to improve the…

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The Origins of the United States Marine Corps

Posted April 19, 2012 by TECOM.usmc.mil

Immediately after the outbreak of the American Revolution, the colonies went about organizing individual armies and navies. In several of the state navies, provisions were made for the use of Marines. It was not…

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AH-SO

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

I love sushi and I love steak. It goes without saying I adore Ah-So Sushi & Steak. One of the fancier restaurants at the Yuma Palms, Ah-So combines traditional Japanese cooking with Western culinary sentiments, creating a dinging experience both savory and satisfactory. The full dinners, such as the chicken teriyaki, are prepared right in…

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Marines help out at school in operation ‘kinderdogs’

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby R. Shields

Seven Marines from the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma public affairs office volunteered at the Sunrise Elementary School’s annual kindergarten fun day, May 25. This event is held every year just before the students are released for summer but this…

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Brownie’s Cafe

Posted August 9, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Exuding small town charm, with a 50s diner interior, Brownie’s immediately welcomed me with its relaxed atmosphere the moment I stepped it. Granted, I was the youngest customer in there by a good 40 years, but in a way that added to the charm. Service was fast and friendly. My waitress’ smile never left her…

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MCAS Yuma helps Young Marines in growth, development

Posted November 8, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma hosted the local chapter of Young Marines, Nov. 2-3, to help foster positive development for the local youth.

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MarAdmins

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OFF BASE CHILD CARE FEE ASSISTANCE PROCEDURE UPDATE   MarAdmin Number: 140/12 In March 2012, Headquarters Marine Corps completed a review of off base child care fee assistance procedures. Established procedures were found to be effective and efficient except for guidance associated with cases of extreme hardship. Guidance regarding off base child care fee assistance…

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Yuma Marine displays occupational versatility aboard ship

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Garry J. Welch

USS ESSEX, At sea — Every Marine and Sailor aboard the USS Essex (LHD 2) serves a crucial role in the success of the mission, but Lance Cpl. Samantha A. Sabalboro serves two. Sabalboro, an airframe…

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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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