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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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Marine Corps Family Team Building: Helping Uniformed Families

Posted  August 3, 2012

Marine Corps Family Team Building (MCFTB) is a department within MCCS aboard MCAS Yuma. As part of the Family Readiness Program, MCFTB’s mission is to enhance the readiness of Marines, Sailors and their families, and foster their personal growth through education and training. MCFTB offers a variety of classes and workshops for adults, teens and…

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Dealing with Deployments

Posted  August 3, 2012

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Back To School Puzzle

Posted  August 3, 2012

Can you name all of your back to school supplies? Color and cut out your very own puzzle.

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August is Child Support Awareness Month

Posted  August 3, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — August is Child Support Awareness Month and states and local jurisdictions throughout the nation will work to increase awareness of the importance of both parents participating in the Child Support Program. In recognition of Child Support Awareness Month in California, the Child Support Directors Association (CSDA) is…

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Today’s children, tomorrow’s…

Posted  August 3, 2012

  Miss America   Carly “I love pagents, some day I want to be Miss America. I love making people smile and laugh.” Carly   Teachers   Makenzie “When we play pretend I’m always a teacher. I’m in the first grade so that’s what I want to teach.” Makenzie

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Back to School Jokes for Kids

Posted  August 3, 2012

Knock Knock! Who’s there? Dewey. Dewey who? Dewey have to go to school today?   Have you heard about the teacher who was cross-eyed? She couldn’t control her pupils!   Teacher: James, where is your homework? James: I ate it. Teacher: Why? James: You said it was a piece of cake!   What’s the best…

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News to Use August 3, 2012

Posted  August 3, 2012

Hard Road Closure Access to Airport Loop between Avenue A and County 14th is CLOSED due to a sink hole until further notice.  This includes access to emergency vehicles.   2012 Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Event Please join us for a FREE one-of-a-kind hiring fair sponsored by Hero2Hired (H2H) for job seekers and employers, Aug. 21,…

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School Word Search

Posted  August 3, 2012
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Station MCFTB reaches out to local educators

Posted  August 9, 2012

It’s hard to find a better example of the military supporting the local community than using station resources to inform the people who educate local children.

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