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Leaving the CORPS: Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment

Posted March 29, 2012 by va.gov

What is VR&E VetSuccess program? The VetSuccess program assists veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. For veterans with service-connected disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider work, VetSuccess offers services to improve their ability to live as independently as possible. Services that may be provided by the VR&E…

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Marine Corps Community Services

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Business Operations: Wild West Country Night When: Sat, March 31, 4pm ““ 9pm Where: Pulse the Nightclub (map) Description: Line Dance instruction, horseshoes, roping and hay bale  tossing contest. Prizes for the hottest cowgirl and coolest cowboy 50 cent drink specials for the ladies.  Call 269-2711 for more information Semper-Fit: Friday Fit Club When: Fri, March 30, 9am ““…

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Mr. Mango

Posted March 29, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

I’ve only been to Mr. Mango once, but oh what a once it was. It’s a colorful place, outside and in, staffed by socially friendly girls with bored looks on their faces and occupied by every customer conceivable in a place like Yuma. Charming but gaudy regalia lines the walls, visual throwbacks to both American…

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News to Use March 23, 2012

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Announcing Citi Fraud Early Warning Alerts CitiR Commercial Card recently announced the roll out of a new Fraud Early Warning (FEW) Alerts capability which will allow clients to receive early warnings via short-messaging service and/or e-mail notices when potentially fraudulent activity is detected on your account. U.S. Cardholders are eligible to receive SMS and/or E-mail…

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Tailspotter March 23, 2012

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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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While my ukulele warmly laughs: Marine brings sounds of Pacific to Yuma

Posted March 22, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

The ukulele originated in Hawaii in the 19th century, based on Portuguese guitar-like instruments. The instrument spread in popularity in the 20th century, and even today austere communities such as Yuma are treated to the sounds of…

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Kids explore military life at MCAS’ 2012 Children’s Expo

Posted March 22, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

MCAS Yuma opened up its flight line to special needs youth for them to get a taste of the annual Yuma Air Show during the Children’s Expo, March 16. Approximately 60 children from four local schools were all smiles as they got to interact with Marines and view aerial demonstrations and many of the air…

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Station couple travels to Africa to help refugees, gains new insight

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamat

Some couples go to great lengths to better understand one another. One station couple went all the way to Africa. Mike and Bekah DiFelice volunteered with Light Gives Heat for three weeks, February 11- March 4. The Light Gives Heat organization was founded by Dave and Morgan Hansow…

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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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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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