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To know where you’re going, you must first know where you’ve been

Posted June 21, 2012 by Story and Photos Cpl. Shelby R. Shields

VMA-311 passes on pride for rich history, tradition Once a week the Marine Attack Squadron 311 commanding officer gathers his Marines and shares a piece of the Tomcat history, a tradition carried on by past, present…

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VMA-214 achieves missile milestone

Posted August 16, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Sean Dennison

A detachment with a Yuma-based AV-8B Harrier squadron wrote another chapter of the aircraft’s history when they launched, for the first time, an air-to-air missile operationally Aug. 14....

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THE LETTER, A Family’s Tale of War

Posted November 8, 2012 by Terri Guldan

Editors note: The author of the THE LETTER is the sister of a Marine who served during the Vietnam War, she tells his story through letters they exchanged during the war. Johnny’s letter writing technically began in the fall of 1969, soon after he arrived in Camp Pendleton, assigned to the 3RD Battalion 5TH Marines. …

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EOD welcomed home

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(above) The Easter bunny may have been a little late on April 8, but for the children of five explosive ordnance disposal technicians, he brought their fathers home just after 9 p.m. Sgt. Dane Schielke hugs his two daughters after surprising them with his return. The young children of all the technicians were left in…

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Separation

Posted July 19, 2012 by

Educational Counseling The Education Center is staffed by friendly trained counselors capable of providing academic counseling. The Education Center is easy to use and presents information in a clear and helpful manner. Once users zero in on the degree programs, course offerings, or institutions that meet their criteria, they can then explore the details for…

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MWSS-371 refine their skills during training

Posted September 6, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

A Yuma-based engineer company completed their quarterly training required for maintaining job efficiency during deployments at the Barry M. Goldwater Range, Aug. 31.

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Marines Adjust From Hornets and Harriers to the New F-35B

Posted December 13, 2012 by Pfc. Brendan M. King

One of the first things Marines are taught in boot camp is to adapt and overcome through hard and difficult times. For Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 13 at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, things could not be any more obvious. The powerline mechanics of VMFA-121 are learning the nuances of the…

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Chesty, the Mascot, Becomes Children’s Best Friend at Museum

Posted May 10, 2012 by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

Triangle, VA – Parts of the National Museum of the Marine Corps are “going to the dogs” — and to the kids. The Museum recently installed...

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50,000th Devil Pup Graduates on Pendleton

Posted August 3, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Trevon S. Peracca

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A graduation ceremony was held for the nation’s newest Devil Pups at Camp Pendleton’s 52 Area Parade Deck, July 28.

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Joint Strike Fighter conducts first aerial refuel

Posted October 11, 2012 by Photos by Cpl. Brian Adam Jones

Two F-35B Joint Strike Fighters conduct the first aerial refueling of its kind with a KC-130J Hercules in the sky above Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 2. Previous aerial refueling operations with the F-35 had been conducted with test aircraft. Two F-35B Joint Strike Fighters conduct the first aerial refueling of its kind with…

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