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Yuma F-35B is lifted to new heights by firefighter unit

Posted February 15, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

With the arrival of the F-35B to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 13 must run through a gauntlet of tests, protocols and procedures with the new F-35B before it is deemed fully flight operational.

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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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Fire Safety

Posted May 24, 2012 by Staff

FIRE PREVENTION ORDER NUMBER AZ-030-12-01  FIRE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, COLORADO RIVER DISTRICT LAKE HAVASU FIELD OFFICE Pursuant to 43 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 9212.2, because of extreme fire hazard conditions, the following acts are prohibited on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) administered land in Arizona and California…

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5 Questions with Don Foltz

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Don Foltz is the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce Committee Chairman.

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Mean GREENS Marines

Posted October 4, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

To increase the daily productivity of missions in remote locations and decrease the warfighters dependence on traditional energy sources…

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Marine Corps weapons, tactics instructor course finishes with mass troop insertion

Posted May 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Brendan King

The initial component to Final Exercise One for Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One Weapons and Tactics Instructor course began on April 23 at the Laguna Army Airfield near MCAS Yuma, Ariz.

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Leaving the CORPS: TAP your way into TAMP

Posted April 12, 2012 by Cpl. Jolene Bopp

Newly-improved Transition Assistance Management Program focuses on individual needs of each Marine and sailor. As most know, TAMP is a program designed to help Marines and their families transition from military to civilian life. “The student now has options to help them along their selected pathway,” said Richard Welch, the station career resource center manager….

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AH-SO

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

I love sushi and I love steak. It goes without saying I adore Ah-So Sushi & Steak. One of the fancier restaurants at the Yuma Palms, Ah-So combines traditional Japanese cooking with Western culinary sentiments, creating a dinging experience both savory and satisfactory. The full dinners, such as the chicken teriyaki, are prepared right in…

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Marines help out at school in operation ‘kinderdogs’

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

Seven Marines from the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma public affairs office volunteered at the Sunrise Elementary School’s annual kindergarten fun day, May 25. This event is held every year just before the students are released for summer but this…

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