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Posted April 26, 2012 by Staff

Marine Distress Line Expansion To Corps Wide Capability MarAdmin Number: 226/12  2012 This maradmin announces Corps-wide expansion of the Dstress line. The Dstress line is a CMC initiative that provides an anonymous, Marine-to-Marine counseling and referral service to Marines, attached sailors, and families.  The Dstress line is for all Marines, attached sailors, and families-especially spouses…

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Voices of our Ancestors: the Navajo Code Talker’s Story

Posted July 12, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

A few Marines fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time witnessed an amazing piece of history come alive. On July 2, for the first time in more than 60 years, the Marine Corps’ Navajo code from…

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Fact or Fiction?

Posted August 30, 2012 by

Q:  Do I have to wear my cover while driving on base?   A: According to MCO P1020.34G, headgear will be worn in government vehicles, and in privately owned vehicles on military bases and installations, except when doing so would present a hazard to safe driving. So Marines and sailors thinking they may remove their cover…

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Marines “follow the bomb” with MALS-13

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 ordnance technicians gave station Marines a glimpse of the bread and ballistics of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s aviation operations, Nov. 19, during a, “Follow the Bomb,” event.

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Women’s summit opens eyes of female Marines

Posted May 24, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

Many of the station’s female Marines gathered with a few of their male counterparts for an awareness summit, May 15. Women make up only six percent of the Corps, but despite their small numbers, make a...

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Leader’s Forum: Motivating Marine Corps Quotes

Posted July 26, 2012 by

“The United States Marine Corps, with its fiercely proud tradition of excellence in combat, its hallowed rituals, and its unbending code of honor, is part of the fabric of American myth.”  (Thomas E. Ricks; Making the Corps, 1997) “Being ready is not what matters. What matters is winning after you get there.” (Lt. Gen. Victor…

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Allen Discusses Insider Attacks in ‘60 Minutes’ Interview

Posted October 4, 2012 by Story by Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.

WASHINTON — In a recent interview on the CBS program “60 Minutes” the commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan said he takes his mission personally…

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Ospreys support final WTI exercise

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Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon A MV-22 Osprey refuels from the back of a KC-130 over the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Ranges near Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., April 23.

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Exercise Your Right to Vote!

Posted April 12, 2012 by

Voting is a constitutional right that American citizens eighteen years and older can freely exercise. The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) covers all active-duty members of the Uniformed Services and their families, members of the merchant marine and their families, and US citizens who reside overseas, and assists them in exercising their…

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Yuma mobile team improves Miramar Marines’ aviation capabilities

Posted June 14, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

An improvised Marine Air Traffic Control Mobile Team (MMT) from Marine Aviation Control Squadron 1, working with both local and California units, completed the last leg of a four-part airfield exercise at Auxiliary Airfield II…

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