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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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Fact or Fiction? July 12, 2012

Posted  July 12, 2012

Q: So what’s the actual deal with hands in the pockets?   A: Along with chewing gum or smoking and the like (to exclude reading books), hands in the pockets are disallowed while walking in uniform or in formation. However, good judgment will govern the application of this policy in the field environment. Hands in pockets…

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5 Questions: Staff Sgt. Jeffery Worley

Posted  July 12, 2012

1. What does the Military Working Dog Program bring to the Corps? The Military Working Dog program has two different types of missions. We have the Field MWDs and the Garrison MWDs.

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

Posted  July 12, 2012

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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General gets front row seat for Exercise Javelin Thrust

Posted  July 12, 2012

As Exercise Javelin Thrust 2012 completes its final week of air-ground task force training, Brig. Gen. James Hartsell, the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade commanding officer, met with Marines from...

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Oasis in the Desert: Waylon’s Water World

Posted  July 12, 2012

On most weekends, I escape to sunny and cool San Diego. But, little did I know that Yuma had a hidden oasis being constructed less than five miles from the air station’s front…

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Yuma Marines complete deployment-for-training

Posted  July 26, 2012

It’s true that every Marine is a rifleman, but this applies at only the most basic level. Very few Marines get the consistent training and practice of infantry skills a true grunt requires.

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ARFF Marines start, put out, the fire in Miramar

Posted  August 9, 2012

The wailing of a fire engine is a sound no one hopes to hear. It’s the sound of unpredictability and the unknown. To the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting section…

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5 Questions: Elena McShane

Posted  August 3, 2012

1. What is the role of the school liaison, and how does it benefit the base community? USMC School Liaisons are the link between military families, local schools and the Marine Corps.  Our top priority is to provide parents, students and educators timely and relevant information to enhance learning and promote academic success.  School Liaisons…

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Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children

Posted  August 3, 2012

The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children directs the governor of Arizona to enter into a compact with other states to remove barriers to educational success that are imposed on children of military families (military children) because of frequent moves and deployment of parents.  Forty-three States belong to this Compact. The Interstate Compact…

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Gov. Brewer’s Panel to Help Meet Education Needs of Children in Military Families

Posted  August 3, 2012

PHOENIX – It’s the eve of the start of another school year, and that can mean plenty of anxiety and sleepless nights for students preparing for class in a different school.

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