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Station stands up new C-12B static display

Posted November 1, 2012 by Photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

A UC-12B Huron made its final voyage to a display area with a little help from a crane, Oct. 24 at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. Considered an aviation workhorse and utilized for transport and cargo missions as well as support of military operations between naval stations, MCAS Yuma found it appropriate to retain one…

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Station Marine takes the cake on, off duty

Posted November 1, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Sean Dennison

A good baker is hard to crumb by. Not so for a Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 information systems management office chief.

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Leader’s Forum: Federal Aid for Yuma Schools

Posted October 25, 2012 by Col. Robert Kuckuk

Ensuring military children are provided a quality education, no matter where we are stationed, is a priority within our Marines Corps.

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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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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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City of Yuma plane finds final resting place in public’s eye

Posted October 18, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

In 1949, Yuma appeared to be heading to its’ deathbed. The war was over and the military had shut down the air base.

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Yuma Family Pumpkin Patch

Posted October 18, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

The annual Yuma Family Pumpkin Patch hosted and located at the Champion Church off of Avenue 3E is back in town again. Offering Halloween enthusiasts all the brighter, cheery sides of the holiday, the event had tractor rides, a petting zoo, hay maze, face painting, bounce houses,  various games like sack races, food stands, costume…

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Yuma SAR pilot writes, publishes novel

Posted October 11, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Sometimes when Marines find themselves with downtime, they play video games. When Capt. Shaheed Shabazz, a Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron UH-1N Huey pilot, found himself with some spare time, he wrote a book. “I was on my first boat deployment in 2009,” he said. “The theme of someone getting the ultimate revenge just popped into…

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After Burner

Posted October 11, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Despite it being right down the road, I don’t think anyone’s ever reviewed the After Burner Mexican Grille on base. That changes today. Or if we already have reviewed, just go with it; it’s lunchtime and I want some Afterburner. The meat selection is impressive, and very well-prepared. The grille’s carnitas are a personal favorite…

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Arizona Speaker of the House visits MCAS

Posted October 4, 2012 by Photo by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Col. Robert Kuckuk, first on the left, Commanding Officer of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, provides a tour of the AV-8B Harrier Flight Simulation Building to Andy Tobin, second from the left, the Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives, and Speaker Tobin’s staff during a MCAS Yuma visit on Sept. 26. Marking Speaker Tobin’s…

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