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SMP takes Marines to ‘Sin City’

Posted April 12, 2012 by Lance Cpl. BIll Waterstreet

Twelve station Marines traveled to Las Vegas for a weekend getaway, April 5 – 8. The trip was organized and sponsored by the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Single Marine Program and cost participants $98 for transportation and three nights stay at one of the resorts. “Events like this are designed to increase morale, get…

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Separation: Transition Assistance

Posted June 21, 2012 by Cpl. Jolene Bopp

The 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…

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Fact or Fiction?

Posted August 16, 2012 by

Q: What is the actual policy about sunglasses?  A: According to MARADMIN 504/07, Sunglasses, when worn, will be conservative in appearance without ornamentation. Manufacturer logos should be small and inconspicuous. Sunglasses may be worn on leave, liberty, and in garrison but not in formation unless prescribed by the commander or certified medical authority. When authorized…

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Yuma Marines help build character, integrity in local youth

Posted November 8, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines volunteered their weekend time with the Yuma Chapter of Young Marines, Nov. 2-3, for the purpose of teaching them how to be contributing and active members of their community.

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Leaving the CORPS: Q’s for your employer

Posted May 10, 2012 by Washington.gov

Advancement    Can you tell me how success in this position is measured?    What skills would I need to be successful in this position?    What are the opportunities for personal growth?    What is the retention rate of people in this position? Responsibilities    Tell me about a typical day in this job….

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MAWTS-1 Combat Camera provides vital assets to squadron, station, Corps

Posted July 19, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Twice a year, for seven weeks at a time, the station floods with Marines and service members from across the country and around the world.

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Fact or Fiction?

Posted September 6, 2012 by Staff

Q:  Is Operational Security a solid justification for not shaving in order to not draw attention to yourself. A:  According to MCO 3070.2.34G, there’s a paragraph stating one of the procedures to hold up OPSEC is to “create confusion about or cause multiple interpretations of vital information taken from open sources.” So you could really,…

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Support of USMC Tax Centers

Posted December 13, 2012 by MarAdmin 673/12

Marine Corps legal assistance offices provide seasonal annual income tax preparation and electronic filing services to eligible personnel as part of an income tax assistance program.  This annual program has repeatedly proven to be a major quality of life benefit for our Marine Corps community. Last year alone, Marine Corps tax centers prepared and filed…

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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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