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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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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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Maj. Thomas Dahoney, retired Marine Attack Squadron 225

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Photo by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet (above) Maj. Thomas Dahoney, a retired Marine Attack Squadron 225 A-4 Skyhawk pilot and a Gold Canyon, Ariz., native, looks and his grandson, Ben Heritage, a Kingston, Mass., native, observe the cockpit of an AV-8B Harrier while Capt. Eric Biskner, the Marine Aircraft Group 13 assistant operations officer and…

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News to Use May 10, 2012

Posted May 10, 2012 by Staff

Cheerleaders wanted Auditions for the 2012 MCAS Yuma Cheerleading, Dance and POM Squadron will be held 6-7 p.m., May 30, at the Community Center. For more information, contact William Tracu at (928) 269- 2324. New and improved station pool The station pool is currently open for lap swimmers only, Monday thru Friday from 6 –…

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News to Use June 7, 2012

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MCAS YUMA ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE June 7-8 and June 18-22: The MCAS Yuma Main Gate will be closed for outbound traffic.  All drivers must use the North Gate to exit the air station. Please take delays in to consideration when planning your travel on and off station, watch for construction workers and expect lowered speed…

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Yuma Art Center

Posted September 6, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Yuma isn’t touted as being a key destination for artists, but that does not mean man-made beauty cannot be found here. The Yuma Art Center is the nexus of human creativity in the city. Galleries are frequently updated, with enough variety in mediums to keep the patrons coming back. Everything from photographic exhibits to sculptures…

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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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Child abuse prevention month: the history

Posted April 12, 2012 by Child Welfare Information Gateway

Increasing public awareness of the need to ensure the safety and welfare of children led to the passage of the first Federal child protection legislation, the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, in 1974. While CAPTA has been amended many times over the years, most recently with the CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010, the purpose…

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Marine Explosive Ordnance Device equipment to serve again

Posted April 26, 2012 by Jeff Landenberger

The Mexico state of Sonora has been added to the list of prohibited states. Only preapproved mission-essential travel is authorized to this and all of the other states listed as prohibited including Michoacan, Tamaulipas, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Jalisco and Zacatecas, according to US North Command Force Protection Directive 12-087. Sonora’s…

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Nature’s Deli

Posted May 24, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Few things are as pleasurable as a well-made sandwich, and Main Street’s Nature’s Deli delivers them in spades. Though unassuming and easy to miss, I’d argue Nature’s is one of the better food establishments Yuma has to offer. Their main strength lies in their cold cuts, with crisp vegetables, juicy meat and the basic condiments…

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