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Military Child Education Coalition visits Yuma

Posted September 27, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Shelby Shields

It’s no surprise military children live a much different and sometimes more stressful life than their civilian counterparts. Approximately 40 participants attended a seminar by the Military Child Education Coalition at the Hilton Garden Inn Pivot Point Conference Center in Yuma, Ariz. Sept. 20 – 21 to address ways to assist military children with day-to-day…

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Yuma key to Marine pilot training, VMAT-203 acknowledges

Posted March 22, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Brendan King

Working together to complete a common goal is the backbone of the Marine Corps and something that the pilots learn quickly at the beginning stages of flight training. Many new Marine pilots travel to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma throughout the year to receive follow-on aviation training, and for good reason. “Coming out here I…

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From the Farm

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamat

After spending nearly three years in Yuma, I’m sometimes still amazed at the things I haven’t done. I managed to cross one more item off my list when I recently traveled to From the Farm on Highway 95, east of Yuma. I finally managed to try a date shake, a milk shake with one of…

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Inventor, entreprenuer, Marine, all-around good time

Posted April 12, 2012 by Lance Cpl. BIll Waterstreet

Democritus, an Ancient Greek philosopher, once said, “Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold. Happiness dwells in the soul.” Anyone who doubts the truth of these words need only meet Cpl. Michael “Mikey” Raymundo. “I just like to have fun and not worry about what’s going to…

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Earth Day Message 2012

Posted May 3, 2012 by

MarAdmin Number: 222/12 2012 Environmental considerations have a significant impact on our mission as a marine corps, both directly and indirectly. As a fighting force, we recognize the interdependence of our mission, the environment, and the communities in which we operate, both at home and abroad. Good environmental stewardship protects the condition of…

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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

Posted June 21, 2013 by

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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