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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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MCAS Yuma’s Marine and NCO of the Year

Posted July 19, 2012 by

Sgt. Rodriguez : NCO of the Year Sergeant Rodriguez was born on 18 January 1988 in Harlingen, Texas where he was raised and completed his high school education at Harlingen High School in 2006.

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Military working dog bids farewell to working life

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

She’s spent her entire lifetime locating explosives and apprehending suspects, all in the name of one thing. Tennis balls.

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Photo illustration by  Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison
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Pass and Review: MAG-13, H&HS receive new Sgts. Maj.

Posted June 7, 2012 by

Sgt. Maj. Michael Montoya, left, walks with Sgt. Maj. William Wiseman onto the station parade field during the Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron relief and appointment ceremony, June 5, where Wiseman passed the sword of office to H&HS’ new senior enlisted advisor, Montoya.

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Hey Kids, Who’s YOUR Hero?

Posted August 3, 2012 by

Artwork by Nathaniel Brennan My parents of course. My dad lets me go to Reno with him and camp and he let’s me go to my friend Eli’s a lot. My mom takes me to Wild River and we play video games and eat pizza. – Nathaniel Brennan   Artwork by Nevaeh Rodgriguez My dad-…

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