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Squadron bids farewell to adopted school (until next year)

Posted May 31, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

The dress code for C.W. McGraw Elementary in Yuma, Ariz., is simple: red or blue polo shirts with khakis. However, it’s common to see a Marine Corps uniform among the students every Wednesday. That’s because Marine Attack Squadron 214 has sent out Marines once a...

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Every Child is an Artist…

Posted August 3, 2012 by

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up -Pablo Picasso

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1st MLG CG gets close-up look at ground Marines during WTI

Posted October 25, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

The commanding general of 1st Marine Logistics Group, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., visited Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Oct. 17.

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New Navy vessel named after Yuma

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The U.S. Navy has decided to name one of their newest Joint High-Speed Vessels after the city of Yuma, Ariz., forming an even deeper bond between the local community and our military. Political officials from the state of Arizona and the city of Yuma were informed of the decision by the Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary…

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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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Marine volunteers at country music festival as last act

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

On their final days in the Corps, most Marines spend their time finishing their check out and packing to head on to the next chapter of life. Billy Jay Younger, previously a corporal with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, spent his final days as an active duty Marine volunteering…

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New email-based system to streamline clinic interactions

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

The Branch Medical Clinic has a new method of communication between patients and providers. A new, secure email-based system allows patients to contact their providers for myriad reasons, eliminating the need to call in and possibly be placed on hold. “The purpose is to facilitate effective communication between the provider and the patient.  They can…

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Station employees undergo safety training

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Station Marines and civilian employees underwent training with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in an effort to create a safer working environment. The OSHA 10-hour course provides civilian employees an opportunity to learn basic skills and knowledge about protecting the health and safety of themselves and their fellow workers. The course will assist employees…

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Love in War

Posted August 30, 2012 by Sgt. Heather Golden

Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. — When you’ve practically lost yourself to a wartime attack, been set on fire, clawed yourself free of wreckage without all your limbs intact…

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Water Tower Hill: Up With the New, Down With the Old

Posted January 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

YUMA, Ariz. – This year, the skyline at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s Water Tower Hill will look a little different.

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