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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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Health & Safety

5 Questions: Sgt. Lydwin Grizzle

Posted  July 26, 2012

1. What is a ground safety manager? A ground safety manager ensures the safety of all personnel in the workplace through training, safety stand downs, assigning collateral duty safety representatives in work places and annual work place inspections.   2. What are some common work place safety issues? There are a variety of issues that…

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50,000th Devil Pup Graduates on Pendleton

Posted  August 3, 2012

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A graduation ceremony was held for the nation’s newest Devil Pups at Camp Pendleton’s 52 Area Parade Deck, July 28.

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Hey Kids, Who’s YOUR Hero?

Posted  August 3, 2012

Artwork by Nathaniel Brennan My parents of course. My dad lets me go to Reno with him and camp and he let’s me go to my friend Eli’s a lot. My mom takes me to Wild River and we play video games and eat pizza. – Nathaniel Brennan   Artwork by Nevaeh Rodgriguez My dad-…

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Station kids share their favorite Yuma food spots

Posted  August 3, 2012

Cold Stone Creamery Abby Graham says: My favorite resturant is Cold Stone, because they have ice cream and you can put anything on it. My family goes together for desert.

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Poetry Corner

Posted  August 3, 2012

The Life of a Marine by Aja Wells   I see those Marines Work so hard. They also save the country. You see jets fly in the sky. When your Marine family is away. There is a reason why they’re away.

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Children’s Book Reviews

Posted  August 3, 2012

Cadence Teal on The Judy Moody Series They’re really funny and always teach you something. Especially lessons about never giving up and following your dreams.

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Upcoming station Youth Sports

Posted  August 3, 2012

Cheerleading July 2nd-Aug. 3rd: Registration. July 13th: Clinic. Aug. 13th: Practice Starts. Sept. 22nd: Season Begins. Dec. 31st: Season Ends.   Flag Football July 16th – Sept. 5th: Registration. Sept. 6th – 8th: Clinic, Coaches Meeting, Team Assignment. Sept.9th: Practice Starts. Sept. 22nd: Season Begins. Dec. 15th: Season Ends.   Soccer (2012-2013) Nov. 26th – Jan….

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Don’t let outside opinions determine your situation

Posted  July 26, 2012

If you have ever told someone you are stationed in Yuma, the common response might have been, “Oh wow, that stinks.” Or something along those lines. Most Marines would probably agree, but let me provide some food for thought. As a daughter of a former master sergeant and air-winger, my dad always told me, “Every…

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Events

News to Use July 26, 2012

Posted  July 26, 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, August…

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Fact or Fiction? July 26, 2012

Posted  July 26, 2012

Q:  When do I have to use any extra accumulated leave by?   A:  According to MARADMIN 390/12 all additional leave exceeding 60 days must be used by Sept. 30, 2013. Submit your question to editor.deedub@gmail.com

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