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Yuma Territorial Prison

Posted June 28, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

Yuma Territorial Prison For me, museums are just another place where relics of the old are stored and stared at. I find it hard for them to grab my concentration. But recently, I found a not-so-uninteresting, interactive museum that’s not…

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3/6 uses Yuma terrain to train

Posted October 4, 2012 by Photos by Sgt. Steven Cushman

Sergeant Joseph Martin directs his Marines during a counter improvised explosive device training patrol at the Yuma Proving Grounds, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 3 Lance Cpl. Gregory Gruman sweeps a patrol route with a mine detector during a counter improvised explosive device training patrol at the Yuma Proving Grounds, Yuma, Ariz., Oct. 3. Gruman, an Alexandra,…

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Pre-Deployment: The Black Sheep, Nightmares and Avengers’ military appreciation evening muster

Posted May 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Marines, sailors and family members of Marine Attack Squadron 214, Marine Attack Squadron 211, Marine Attack Squadron 311 and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 were brought together for a cross-squadron evening barbecue at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s base chapel courtyard, May 1.

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Archbishop visits station, God in tow

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Jakob Schulz

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, archbishop of military services, visited MCAS Yuma March 17 through 19 to speak to Catholic Marines. The visit was part of Broglio’s many scheduled visits to military bases throughout the U.S. “I always try to visit myself or have one of my three bishops visit each base…

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Castle Dome

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Laura Cardoso

Although a bit of a ways out of town, Castle Dome is definitely worth the drive. The displays of the artifacts were very well done and the nicely written placards telling the specific history of the buildings, people and area were very educational. Don’t forget to walk through the mining area after going through the…

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Opinion: Tattoos: art or unprofessional?

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Over the past few decades it seems society has become more and more accepting of tattoos. This goes hand-in-hand with the younger generation’s fascination with getting tattoos the second they turn 18. There still are some employers who won’t hire people covered in ink or require they wear long sleeves to completely cover them during…

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Technology keeps service members, families closer together

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby R. Shields

Graduation from high school is said to be among the many milestones in a young adult’s life and many high school graduates hope to share in this big moment with their families. For many military children, family members outside their immediate family…

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Dealing with Deployments

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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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Weapons & Tactics Instructor course

Posted March 29, 2012 by Compiled by Desert Warrior Staff

Helicopters will take to the skies and Marines will train in parks around Yuma and Brawley during biannual Weapons and Tactics Instructors course. WTI is a time when Marine Corps aviators conduct world class training. The history of WTI can be traced back to the 1950′s when the Marine Corps introduced…

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