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Yuma mobile team improves Miramar Marines’ aviation capabilities

Posted June 14, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

An improvised Marine Air Traffic Control Mobile Team (MMT) from Marine Aviation Control Squadron 1, working with both local and California units, completed the last leg of a four-part airfield exercise at Auxiliary Airfield II…

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VMA-311 gives up the ocean, returns to the desert

Posted June 14, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Welcome Home Marine Attack Squadron 311! Approximately 150 Marines and sailors with Marine Attack Squadron 311 returned home June 7 from a six month deployment in support of the 31st Marine Expeditionary.…

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Romeo’s Car Wash & Auto Detailing

Posted June 14, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

With the constant layers of dust that seem to accumulate on everything lying outside here in Yuma, it’s difficult to keep a car looking like it hasn’t just braved a sandstorm. I am always looking for the best car wash…

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Tomcats Return From Pacific Rim

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An AV-8B Harrier II jet assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 214, based out of MCAS Yuma in Arizona, begins a vertical descent toward the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer off the coast of Southern California. Boxer is on a training exercise preparing for a Western-Pacific deployment scheduled for early next year.

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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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Harrier Airframers provide structure for attack squadrons

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

There are more than 500 panels covering the AV-8B Harrier. That’s more than 500 reasons to exercise utmost prudence when performing maintenance on the aircraft, more than 500 chances for a mistake to...

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Station employees undergo safety training

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Station Marines and civilian employees underwent training with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in an effort to create a safer working environment. The OSHA 10-hour course provides civilian employees an opportunity to learn basic skills and knowledge about protecting the health and safety of themselves and their fellow workers. The course will assist employees…

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Arizona Adventures takes Yuma for a ride

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Riding around on a dune buggy in the desert under the Yuma sun or jet skiing at Lake Martinez may seem like an expensive or unrealistic thing to do as a weekend activity while stationed at MCAS Yuma.

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Events Calendar June 7 – June 12

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Don’t forget to  mention you saw this on the MCCS Events Calendar!   Success over Stress and Anger When: Thu, June 7, 2pm – 4pm Where: Building 598 This weekly group is for individuals who have completed the Anger/Stress Management course and who feel they would benefit from additional support. For more information call 269-2561.   Spa Night: Stress and Coping…

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Main St. Cinemas

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

I, like many Marines from MCAS Yuma, have seen numerous films at the Harkins Yuma Palms 14 Theater. However, until this weekend, I hadn’t visited the Main St. Cinemas downtown, and after my journey there, I will definitely return. Main St. Cinemas offers all the same new releases as other mainstream theaters and provides all…

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