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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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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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MCJROTC hits Yuma high schools, preps future leaders

Posted  May 31, 2012

In the fall, students at Kofa High School in Yuma, Ariz., will have the opportunity to participate in the first Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps offered to Yuma high school students. MCJORTC classes at the school will be available to all students and cover a wide variety of subjects from leadership and military…

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Pentagon Supports Diplomatic, Economic Pressure on Syria

Posted  May 31, 2012

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2012 – The Defense Department supports the U.S. policy of working with international partners to put diplomatic and economic pressure on Syria’s government to help stem the humanitarian crisis there, the Pentagon’s press secretary said here today.…

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Squadron bids farewell to adopted school (until next year)

Posted  May 31, 2012

The dress code for C.W. McGraw Elementary in Yuma, Ariz., is simple: red or blue polo shirts with khakis. However, it’s common to see a Marine Corps uniform among the students every Wednesday. That’s because Marine Attack Squadron 214 has sent out Marines once a...

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Chaplain’s Corner: “Stress and Gravity”

Posted  May 31, 2012

With the exception of while we sleep, human beings are always moving against the force of gravity. Our muscles and bones are constantly put to work moving, balancing and maintaining our bodies. The physical benefits of this kind of work do not take place in the vacuum of space. The lack of gravity for the…

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Flyover

Posted  May 31, 2012

Lt. Col. Terrence J. Dunne lands an AV-8B Harrier onto the HMS Ark Royal, May 21. More than 150 Marines and Sailors with MAG-14 were aboard the Ark Royal to conduct Capella Strike, a two-week training evolution with British counterparts.

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Yuma commemorates those who gave all

Posted  May 31, 2012

Americans in Yuma and across the country spent Monday remembering and celebrating the lives of the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the land of the free. Originally known as Declaration Day, Memorial Day is designed to give tribute to all the men and women…

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Drug Facts: High School Use & Trends

Posted  May 31, 2012

Since 1975, the Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey has measured drug, alcohol, and cigarette use and related attitudes among adolescent students nationwide. Survey participants report their drug use behaviors across three time periods: lifetime, past year, and past month; for some drugs, daily use is also reported. Initially, the survey included 12th-graders only, but in…

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Obama: Memorial Day honors the memory of the fallen

Posted  May 31, 2012

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

Posted  May 31, 2012

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...

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Highway 95 Café

Posted  May 31, 2012

Oh man. Highway 95 Café. Okay, here we go. Growing up in a predominately Asian neighborhood, I got to acquire a taste for Oriental cuisine. After school hang outs were often filled with the aroma of rice bowls, barbeque pork, dumplings, pho soup or pad thai. Yah, yah, most of what we enjoy as Chinese…

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