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Relief and Appointment

Posted February 15, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

The transfer of power at a relief and appointment ceremony for Yuma-based Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 took place at the parade deck aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Feb. 11.

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Easy, Rider: Staying Safe While Cruisin’ Yuma

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION YUMA, Ariz. – “I did everything by the seat of my pants. That’s why I got hurt so much.” – Evel Knievel It’s getting to be that time of year when Marines and Sailors at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma roll out their old school choppers or new school crotch rockets…

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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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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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Arizona School Tuition Organizations (STO) Information for Military Students Attending Private Schools

Posted December 6, 2012 by By Elena McShane

Arizona state tax payers are allowed to donate a percentage of their state tax dollars through a variety of private school tuition tax credit programs to support K-12 students attending private/parochial schools with tuition scholarships.  Arizona tax payers who choose to donate their state tax dollars to a private school or to a specific student…

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Yuma Marines’ Toys for Tots

Posted December 6, 2012 by By Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Christmas is a time that brings out the best in communities. At Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, through organizations like the Marines Toys for Tots Foundation, people come together to help improve the quality of life for the less fortunate children of Yuma and the nation at large. “It’s an organization sponsored by the Marine…

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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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Kofa cadets share in Corps hospitality

Posted November 15, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

This year, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma had more than 140 new special guests in attendance at the air station’s annual uniform pageant and cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the Marine Corps’ 237th birthday, Nov. 7.

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Masterpiece Barberhop

Posted November 15, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

After perusing the numerous barbershops throughout Yuma, I have now dedicated my weekly haircut to the Masterpiece Barbershop off of 4th Ave. just north of 14th St. Masterpiece has been far and above the best location for getting a trim I have found in Yuma. From the friendly and skilled barbers to the numerous flat-screen…

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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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