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Yuma commemorates those who gave all

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Americans in Yuma and across the country spent Monday remembering and celebrating the lives of the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the land of the free. Originally known as Declaration Day, Memorial Day is designed to give tribute to all the men and women…

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Paint It Red

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Photos by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison Food service specialists Pfc. Justine Strickland, a native of Dallas, and Lance Cpl. Jhon Betancurt, a native of Lauderhill, Fla., paint the interior of the station chow hall as part of a general renovation of the facility, July 24. Food service specialists Pfc. Justine Strickland, a native of Dallas…

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16th Street Burger King Drive-through

Posted October 25, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Hey Marines, do you want to lose all faith in humanity while simutaneously unnecessarily starving yourself? Then you need to expose yourself to the horror that is the drive through at Burger King on 16th Street. Half an hour. Half an hour for some measly burgers and fries and onion rings. Oh wait, no, they…

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Navy to name new vessel after city of Yuma, Ariz.

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U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona is praising the Navy’s decision to name its latest Joint High Speed Vessel after the city of Yuma. McCain says the naming is a “worthy recognition of the people of Yuma and all they do to support the men and women of our military.” Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says…

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BCD kicks off West Coast Tour in Yuma

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The Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment kicked off its West Coast tour with a performance at MCAS Yuma, March 1. The detachment performed for station personnel on the parade field, moving toward the public with a performance at Kofa High School the same evening and Gila Ridge High School Friday.

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SMP takes Marines to ‘Sin City’

Posted April 12, 2012 by Lance Cpl. BIll Waterstreet

Twelve station Marines traveled to Las Vegas for a weekend getaway, April 5 – 8. The trip was organized and sponsored by the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Single Marine Program and cost participants $98 for transportation and three nights stay at one of the resorts. “Events like this are designed to increase morale, get…

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EOD and CLC-16 Marines visit junior high school career day fair

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Four Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines paid a visit to 4th Avenue Junior High School for its Career and College Readiness Day in Yuma, Ariz., May 4. Two Marines hailed from station Explosive Ordinance...

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Arizona Adventures takes Yuma for a ride

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Riding around on a dune buggy in the desert under the Yuma sun or jet skiing at Lake Martinez may seem like an expensive or unrealistic thing to do as a weekend activity while stationed at MCAS Yuma.

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Yuma Palms Regional Center

Posted August 23, 2012 by Cpl. Laura Gauna

After two years in Yuma, there is one spot I find myself coming back to time and time again. Located at the northeast corner of 16th Street and Interstate 8, Yuma Palms Regional Center features more than 490,000 square feet of department and specialty stores, restaurants and entertainment, as well as walkways, plazas and gathering…

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2012 Year in Review

Posted December 20, 2012 by Photo By: Michael D. Jackson

Navy test pilot Lt. Christopher Tabert flies F-35B aircraft BF-3 with inert AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles Sept. 19 over the Atlantic Test Ranges. The test flight evaluated airplane structural loads and flying qualities during maneuvering flight. The F-35B is the variant of the Joint Strike Fighter designed for use by U.S. Marine Corps, as well as…

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