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Marine Corps Family Team Building: Helping Uniformed Families

Posted August 3, 2012 by From the office of MCFTB

Marine Corps Family Team Building (MCFTB) is a department within MCCS aboard MCAS Yuma. As part of the Family Readiness Program, MCFTB’s mission is to enhance the readiness of Marines, Sailors and their families, and foster their personal growth through education and training. MCFTB offers a variety of classes and workshops for adults, teens and…

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Installation Personnel Administration Center: Quarterly Newsletter

Posted October 11, 2012 by

1. Are all of my children eligible for automatic family coverage? Any unmarried dependent child under the age of 18 is automatically covered under family insurance. This includes natural born children, legally adopted children, and stepchildren who are members of the Servicemember’s household. In addition, unmarried children who, after attaining the age of 18 years…

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Marine Aviators: A Century of Service

Posted March 29, 2012 by 2nd MAW Public Affairs

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. More than one hundred years ago, Orville and Wilbur Wright took turns guiding their wood and fabric Flyer over the dunes of Kitty Hawk, N.C. Just over five years later, the Navy had made the decision to acquire flying machines, and by 1912 had four…

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A call to serve, whether overseas or in community

Posted May 31, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Conscription hasn’t been used to increase the United States Armed Forces since 1973, at the end of the Vietnam War. Today, the members of each military branch are comprised solely of volunteers.

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Fact or Fiction? June 21, 2012

Posted June 21, 2012 by Desert Warrior Editor

Are we supposed to salute the flag outside the headquarters building when walking past it?

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Yuma’s future F-35B hits the mark

Posted August 16, 2012 by

Courtesy of Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightening II, expected to arrive at MCAS Yuma, Ariz. by the end of the year, accomplished a significant milestone Aug. 8 by demonstrating a successful weapons release during a flight at Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD. U.S. military officials at…

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F-35 makes its mark in Marine Corps, Air Force

Posted November 15, 2012 by Courtesy Story

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The engines roared overhead as an F-35B fell into formation.

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Canadian Army, Marines join forces, assault mock village

Posted April 12, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

In a scene reminiscent of Apocalypse Now, five Marine UH-1Y Hueys carrying Oscar Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment, landed at the Yuma Proving Ground’s K-9 village searching for a…

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TRAP mission prepares reservists for combat

Posted July 19, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Ali Azimi

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. – The roar of the propellers above the helicopter was deafening. A screech rang throughout the hull, where eight Marines and the flight crew sat.

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Love and War Part II

Posted September 13, 2012 by Sgt. Heather Golden

Courtesy photo Retired Cpl. Anthony Villarreal and his wife, Jessica, smile outside of their home in Lubbock, Texas, in 2011. Anthony was injured in Afghanistan is 2008 when his vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device. MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif.  — When you’ve practically lost yourself to a wartime attack,…

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