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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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Blacksheep hit the lake for deployment relaxation, fun

Posted  August 9, 2012

Photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant More than 275 Marines and family members from the squadron were also on the lake, enjoying some quality time with one another. The squadron worked with Arizona Advntures and the bureau of Land Management to make the day possible and a success.

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HHS Sgt. named MCI-W NCO of the Quarter

Posted  August 9, 2012

What does it take to be considered one of the Marine Corps’ best? What must a Marine achieve to be recognized as a cut above the rest?

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Where in the World August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

Photo by Cpl. Jonathan Wright Staff Sgt. Bryan Robbins, platoon sergeant for 3rd plt., Company G., Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, calls for mortar support during a live-fire exercise here, July 13. Photo by…

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Brownie’s Cafe

Posted  August 9, 2012

Exuding small town charm, with a 50s diner interior, Brownie’s immediately welcomed me with its relaxed atmosphere the moment I stepped it. Granted, I was the youngest customer in there by a good 40 years, but in a way that added to the charm. Service was fast and friendly. My waitress’ smile never left her…

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Entertainment Review August 9, 2012

Posted  August 9, 2012

Remember Lou Reed? The guy who fronted The Velvet Underground, debatably the most important rock group ever to exist (whatever, Beatles)? Well, he’s gotten pretty bad the last couple of decades. His most recent work, a collaboration with Metallica called Lulu, was a huge misstep (by both entities) that resulted in another fracture for his…

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Marine’s love of racing carries over into Corps

Posted  August 9, 2012

“America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, bad-ass speed.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, 1936 There are two kinds of people in this world: those who race and those who don’t.

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Tips for parents, kids

Posted  August 3, 2012

Whether you’re a parent or educator, use these resources and tips to prepare for the new school year.   Check-Ups and Immunizations It’s a good idea to take your child in for a physical and eye exam before school starts. If your child will be participating in a sports activity, your family doctor may have…

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Chaplain’s Corner: Get Excited!

Posted  August 3, 2012

If you listen outside your window you will hear the voices of the combined choirs. The children are singing in anticipation to the beginning of the new school year. The parents are raising their voices in harmony welcoming this new academic year; same event evoke different motivations.  This is amusing; however different, the parent’s motivation…

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Every Child is an Artist…

Posted  August 3, 2012

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up -Pablo Picasso

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Events Calendar August 2 – August 8, 2012

Posted  August 3, 2012

August 3, 2012   Friday Night Care When: Fri, Aug. 3, 6pm – Sat, Aug.4, 12am Where: CDC Building 1085 Hourly care for all registered children. For more information call 269-2350.   Youth Center Birthday Celebration Potluck When: Fri Aug. 3, 7pm – 10pm Where: Youth Center Come celebrate with your friends. Birthday celebration for all August birthdays. Bring your favorite…

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