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Sterling Global Operations completes U.S. Navy project to clear munitions, firing range and target debris from Arizona Marine Corps Air Station range

Sterling Global Operations, Inc., in a two-year project for the U.S. Navy, removed or recycled some 5.9 million pounds of munitions, firing range and target debris from Marine Corps Air Station at Yuma, Ariz. Sterling Global returned the proceeds from the recycled materials back into the Navy range clearance project. “The resale of recycled materials…

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Joint Light Tactical Vehicle ‘closes capability gap,’ Army says

While the Humvee has served the Army well for some 25 years, there's a "capability gap" in what it can do for warfighters on a 21st-century battlefield, said the Soldier responsible for overseeing its replacement.

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VMA-211 change of command

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. William Waterstreet Lt. Col. Troy Pehrson, the outgoing commander of Marine Attack Squadron 211, center, passes the Marine Corps Colors to Lt. Col. Cory Simmons, the incoming commander of VMA-211, left, as Sgt. Maj. Michael Cayer, the sergeant major of VMA-211, right, salutes this symbolic act of the changing of…

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Welcome home

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano Cpl. Jose Luis Hernandez, a Marine Attack Squadron 513 power line mechanic and a native of Willacoochee, Ga., proposes to his longtime girlfriend Zuleika Oleo, a native of Yuma, Ariz., after returning from a six month deployment with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard Marine Corps Air…

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Yuma community residents adopt a squadron

Aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., a squadron adopting a local school or highway is a commonplace occurrence, since volunteer service is a direct reflection of the ideals of the Marine Corps.


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Hang up And Drive

Posted  September 27, 2012

You may have noticed our PMO officers out of their patrol cars hanging out on corners. What they are doing is watching for people who are choosing not to follow the station order prohibiting cell phone use while driving on base. If you are using your cell phone either to talk or text while driving…

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Acceptance

Posted  September 27, 2012

As our Marine Corps community grieves the combat loss of our heroes, LtCol Raible, and Sgt Atwell, we can expect certain stages in our grief experience before we reach acceptance and renewal.  Denial and anger are two of the common stages of grief that are particularly painful for us.  Let me describe some ways we…

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Till they all come home…

Posted  September 27, 2012

The families of approximately 20 Marines from Marine Attack Squadron 211 waited with excitement and smiles as their Avengers returned from a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, Sept. 22. The group was an advance party, responsible for setting up everything the rest of the squadron will need upon their arrival at a later date….

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Station Exercises Emergency Response

Posted  September 20, 2012

Photo by Craig Fry, Yuma Sun A Marine carries an injured male victim away from the scene of a mock shooting during an emergency response exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Sept. 18. In order to prepare for a shooting similar to the events at Fort Hood, Texas, in November 2009, and to generally…

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MCX nearing two centuries now

Posted  September 20, 2012

Photo by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet Lt. Col. Glen Lindstrom, left, the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma executive officer and a native of Attleboro, Mass., and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Tavarus Dunbar, right, the Marine Corps Community Services business operations department director and a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fl., cut the cake at the Marine…

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Yuma Marine lives life through the lens

Posted  September 20, 2012

Staff Sgt. Aaron Belford, the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron substance abuse control officer and a native of Minneapolis, Minn., looks up…

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5 Questions: Air Force Tech Sgt. Andre Baskin

Posted  September 13, 2012

Air Force Tech Sergeant Andre Baskin has been equipping jet pilots for two decades but the F-35 had changed his job. Content courtesy of the Pensacola News Journal.

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Sesame Street dances into hearts of military children

Posted  September 13, 2012

Residents of Sesame Street temporarily found a new home at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Sept. 6-7. The tour is part of the United Services Organization’s, “Sesame Street…

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Warrior Ride 2012

Posted  September 13, 2012

Bike Contest Winners Cruiser First Place: Mike Bakara, Navy Lt. Cmdr. (Ret) Custom First Place: Master Sgt. David Seidler, MASS-3 Sport First Place: Gunnery Sgt. Jacob Cobb, VMGR-352

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“Hey, Devil Tree, why’re you sleeping on the job?!”

Posted  September 13, 2012

Lance Cpl. Wendy Pintos, left, a Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron administration clerk and a native of Laredo, Texas, and Lance Cpl. Jeremiah Cabbagestalk, a H&HS administration clerk and a native of Mountain River, N.C., display anger toward a tree that fell after one of Yuma’s infamous storms, Sept. 11. The storm happened Sept. 9 and…

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