Courtesy photo
0
comments
Marine Corps

MCAS Yuma approaches 50th anniversary

Posted July 19, 2012 by Desert Warrior Staff

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma turns 50 years old July 20. The station started out as Marine Corps Auxiliary Air Station after being signed over from the Air Force to the Navy…

Full Story »

DMO
0
comments
Marine Corps

DMO clarified, making your move easy

Posted September 6, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Shelby Sheilds

Whether it’s time to move on to the next chapter of a Marine Corps career or transitioning back to the civilian world, every Marine will at one point in time will encounter the Distribution Management Office. It’s up to the Marine if this encounter will be pleasant or painful. “We have a lot of Marines…

Full Story »

0
comments
Marine Corps

F-35 Integrated Test Force preps maintainers for operational test

Posted December 13, 2012 by By Laura Mowry and Jess Lozano

When the Joint Strike Fighter Operational Test Team begins testing the F-35 this month, maintenance personnel will be fully self-sufficient and prepared to transition to flight operations. By the time the first aircraft arrives, personnel will have successfully completed all initial training requirements and have already demonstrated the ability to perform specialized maintenance tasks on…

Full Story »

Color1
0
comments
Local

BCD kicks off West Coast Tour in Yuma

Posted March 8, 2012 by

The Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment kicked off its West Coast tour with a performance at MCAS Yuma, March 1. The detachment performed for station personnel on the parade field, moving toward the public with a performance at Kofa High School the same evening and Gila Ridge High School Friday.

Full Story »

Photo by Master Sgt. Grady Fontana
0
comments
Marine Corps

Memorial Day for Marines at Afghanistan’s Helmand post honors fallen warriors

Posted May 31, 2012 by Master Sgt. Grady T. Fontana

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan — As the blistering sun sets, disappearing in the horizon, a solemn wind of silence breezes through the dusky sky along with the first hints of cool evening air here at...

Full Story »

0
comments
Marine Corps

Fact or Fiction? July 26, 2012

Posted July 26, 2012 by

Q:  When do I have to use any extra accumulated leave by?   A:  According to MARADMIN 390/12 all additional leave exceeding 60 days must be used by Sept. 30, 2013. Submit your question to editor.deedub@gmail.com

Full Story »

ColorGuard
0
comments
Marine Corps

MCAS Yuma’s Color Guard represents centuries of success

Posted October 11, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Sean Dennison

It’s one of the most preeminent standards of Corps tradition: the color guard. Every unit, installation and command echelon within the Corps has one…

Full Story »

Photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant
0
comments
Local

EOD welcomed home

Posted April 12, 2012 by

(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…

Full Story »

VMA311A
0
comments
Marine Corps

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…

Full Story »

featuredVMA214
0
comments
Marine Corps

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....

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin