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MCAS Yuma H&HS Field Meet

Posted May 24, 2013 by

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano Marines from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., took part in a squadron-wide field meet in which all the sections competed in various physical training events to strengthen camaraderie and teamwork. A portion of the field meet required the participating…

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While my ukulele warmly laughs: Marine brings sounds of Pacific to Yuma

Posted March 22, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

The ukulele originated in Hawaii in the 19th century, based on Portuguese guitar-like instruments. The instrument spread in popularity in the 20th century, and even today austere communities such as Yuma are treated to the sounds of…

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Country Thunder, Hear My Cry: Station SMP supports music festival

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Eight Marines with the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Single Marine Program served as volunteer security for the 2012 Country Thunder USA in Florence, Ariz., April 12-15. Country Thunder is one of the largest and most anticipated country …

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Fod-Finding Truck Helps Free Debris Off Airfield

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Over the past four months, the station has been implementing yet another piece of its overall efforts to create a Foreign Object Debris free airfield. A black petroleum-based soil stabilization solution has been sprayed on just under half (the most high traffic areas) of the station’s airfield. “This method is primarily used for FOD mitigation,”…

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Movie Review: Battleship

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

I remember playing the game Battleship as a kid with my cousins. This would happen every family function up until we were about ten. Birthdays, holidays, funerals, Battleship was the only constant in our celebrations. The thing is, my violent cousins would always win. And by win I mean they would look at my battle…

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Rocky’s Pizzeria & Italian Foods

Posted August 16, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

There are precious few locations for good pizza in Yuma. Besides the retail chains and Benito’s on base, there are only a handful of local pizzerias that make their pizza from scratch. Rocky’s Pizzeria falls somewhere in the middle of the pizza pie. Boasting an impressive assortment of Italian dishes next to its homemade pizza,…

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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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K-9 communities from far and wide come together for upcoming summer heat

Posted March 29, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

More than 20 K-9 organizations gathered at the Sonoran Pueblo Friday for the first ever joint training seminar hosted by the Marine Corps Air Station K-9 unit. Units came from all across the Southwest region ranging from California to Tucson…

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Leaving the CORPS: Career Training for the Real World

Posted April 26, 2012 by Education4military.com

Take the first step to prepare for your post-military career or enhance your current one with Allied’s many available programs. All courses are available online from anywhere in the world. The training provides you with the skills to move ahead in your current job or to transition from the military and build a successful post…

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Officers’ Spouses’ Club donates $3,000 in scholarships to military families

Posted May 17, 2012 by Jenny Kuckuk

The Officers’ Spouses’ Club of MCAS Yuma held their Scholarship and Philanthropy Awards Banquet on May 8, 2012. They awarded three $1,000 scholarships to military family members: one each to high school seniors Amanda McShane…

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