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World-wide remembrance

Posted September 27, 2012 by

Coalition Forces attend a memorial service in honor of Lt. Col. Christopher K. Raible at Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan Sept. 19, 2012. Raible, commanding officer of Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3D Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward), was killed in action while repealing an enemy attack on Camp Bastion Sept. 14,…

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Lt. Col. Arbogast takes command of H&HS

Posted June 28, 2012 by Photos by Cpl. Jolene Bopp

Past and present Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron commanding officers, Lt Col. Keith Couch and LtCol. Karl Arbogast, salute the color guard during the H&HS change of command ceremony June 22…

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VMFA(AW)-121 under new leadership

Posted October 4, 2012 by Photo by Lance Cpl. Melissa Eschenbrenner

Sgt. Maj. Timothy P. Haney, the sergeant major of Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 121 passes the colors to the on-coming and off-going commanding officers, during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Sept. 28. During the ceremony, Lt. Col. Michael R. Waterman, the off-going commanding officer relinquished his…

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Yuma Navy League Honors station, WTI Marines

Posted May 3, 2012 by Courtesy story

A large gathering of Yuma Navy League members gathered at the Emerald Springs Resort to honor the Marine Aircraft Group 13 Marine and noncommissioned officer in charge of the Quarter from Marine Corps Air Base, Yuma. Lance Cpl. Juan de la Cruz, a Marine Attack...

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VMA-311 leader moves across station

Posted June 28, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Family, friends and Marines of Marine Attack Squadron 311 joined together at the squadron hangar June 22 for the change of command ceremony. Lt. Col. Peter Blake relinquished command of VMA-311…

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted October 18, 2012 by

Pfc. Eugene A. Obregon, one of the first Hispanic Marine recipients of the Medal of Honor. MARADMIN 445/12: In honor of the many contributions made by the Hispanic community to the United States, the nation observes Hispanic heritage month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Hispanic Heritage Month originally began in 1968 as Hispanic heritage…

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Employee of the Quarter

Posted May 10, 2012 by Staff

Mr. Steve Klauck, Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 Family Readiness Officer, was deemed MCAS Yuma’s employee of the quarter by Col. Robert Kuckuk, MCAS Commanding Officer, for his outstanding workmanship and dedication to the the station’s mission. “I was absolutely humbled to recently receive the MCAS Employee of the...

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Annual MCCS department awards

Posted June 28, 2012 by Photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

Several Marine Corps Community Services sections received awards from station commanding officer Col. Robert Kuckuk, June 20.

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Station Drug Demand Reduction Program wins DoD honors two years running

Posted October 18, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

The station’s Drug Demand Reduction Program was selected as the winner of the 22nd annual Secretary of Defense Community Drug Awareness Award, marking the second time the station has earned the honor in a row. Every year, DDRPs from throughout the Marine Corps and entire Department of Defense submit packages detailing why they should receive…

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Obama: Memorial Day honors the memory of the fallen

Posted May 31, 2012 by Armed Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — “Memorial Day is a time for Americans to honor the memory of the service members who died in the nation’s wars and an opportunity to pray for the day when such wars no longer occur,” President Barack Obama said in his Memorial Day proclamation issued today. “Our nation endures and thrives because…

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