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New alpha male for Los Lobos

Posted July 19, 2012 by

Col. Horace Bly, left, Combat Logistics Company 16 incoming commanding officer, receives the company guideon from Maj. Nowell McKnight…

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Throw some CH-53Ds on it: the history of the Sea Stallion

Posted September 20, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Laura Gauna

After more than 40 years of service, the Marine Corps retired the aging CH-53D heavy lift helicopter after it completed its final combat operation in Afghanistan last month.

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Marine Corps’ first operational F-35B conducts initial Vertical Landing

Posted March 22, 2013 by Capt. Staci Reidinger

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 watched in amazement and satisfaction as the Corps’ first operational F-35B Lightning II squadron conducted its first Short Take Off, Vertical Landing operations aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. March 21, 2013.

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MarAdmins

Posted March 29, 2012 by

OFF BASE CHILD CARE FEE ASSISTANCE PROCEDURE UPDATE   MarAdmin Number: 140/12 In March 2012, Headquarters Marine Corps completed a review of off base child care fee assistance procedures. Established procedures were found to be effective and efficient except for guidance associated with cases of extreme hardship. Guidance regarding off base child care fee assistance…

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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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ARFF Marines start, put out, the fire in Miramar

Posted August 9, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

The wailing of a fire engine is a sound no one hopes to hear. It’s the sound of unpredictability and the unknown. To the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting section…

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Refeuling Ops

Posted October 25, 2012 by Photos courtesy of Phil Myers

Sgt.David Goldblatt, a Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 234 powerline mechanic, works on a refueling exercise at Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) Sandhill, Oct. 24. A Marine with Marie Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169 refuels a Vipers UH-1Y at Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) Sandhill., Oct. 24. A Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron…

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Movie Review: The Last Stand of Fox Company

Posted April 26, 2012 by Cpl. Laura Cardoso

The Last Stand of Fox Company tells the incredible story of a small company of Marines fighting to hold open a mountain pass in Korea. Out-numbered and out-gunned, these 246 Marines hold off 10,000 Chinese soldiers determined to overtake the Toktong Pass near the Choisin Resevoir.…

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Say Cheeese: You’re on Combat Camera

Posted July 12, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Where does imagery you see around base come from? Those photos on the slides you saw in boot camp? The pictures in your curriculum at MOS school? The training videos seen at safety stand downs?

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A peek into the life of Cpl. Walker

Posted August 23, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Being promoted to corporal was not the first time Walker took the role as a noncommissioned officer.

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