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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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Opinion: Commend the deserving, encourage the wayward

Posted  March 29, 2012

All too often I see the line between noncommissioned officers and junior enlisted Marines blurring. I see lance corporals and privates first class talking back to corporals and sergeants, and NCO’s getting too friendly with the Marines they’re supposed to be leading and setting the standard for. When I picked up…

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Children and parents celebrate a successful soccer season

Posted  March 29, 2012

Station children and their parents celebrated the end of the 2012 youth soccer season with pizza, Gatorade, awards and a waterslide at the Ramada Field on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Saturday, March 24. With children ages three to six attending in the morning and children ages seven to 12…

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Pentagon seeks less for construction, more for conservation

Posted  March 23, 2012

The Defense Department is asking for less money for military construction and more for energy conservation in its fiscal 2013 budget request, the deputy undersecretary of defense for installations and environment told a Senate panel March 21. Dorothy Robyn said her staff uses joint planning and rigorous analysis to ensure that the right mix of…

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News to Use March 23, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Announcing Citi Fraud Early Warning Alerts CitiR Commercial Card recently announced the roll out of a new Fraud Early Warning (FEW) Alerts capability which will allow clients to receive early warnings via short-messaging service and/or e-mail notices when potentially fraudulent activity is detected on your account. U.S. Cardholders are eligible to receive SMS and/or E-mail…

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Tailspotter March 23, 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Spirit Spirit is a young friendly female labrador retriever mix. She is up to date with all her vaccines and spayed. She is ready to go home with you today.  For more information about adopting, contact the Humane Society of Yuma at  928-782-1621.

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While my ukulele warmly laughs: Marine brings sounds of Pacific to Yuma

Posted  March 22, 2012

The ukulele originated in Hawaii in the 19th century, based on Portuguese guitar-like instruments. The instrument spread in popularity in the 20th century, and even today austere communities such as Yuma are treated to the sounds of…

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Kids explore military life at MCAS’ 2012 Children’s Expo

Posted  March 22, 2012

MCAS Yuma opened up its flight line to special needs youth for them to get a taste of the annual Yuma Air Show during the Children’s Expo, March 16. Approximately 60 children from four local schools were all smiles as they got to interact with Marines and view aerial demonstrations and many of the air…

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Station couple travels to Africa to help refugees, gains new insight

Posted  March 22, 2012

Some couples go to great lengths to better understand one another. One station couple went all the way to Africa. Mike and Bekah DiFelice volunteered with Light Gives Heat for three weeks, February 11- March 4. The Light Gives Heat organization was founded by Dave and Morgan Hansow…

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President Proclaims ‘National Day of Honor’

Posted  March 22, 2012

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2012 ““ On the ninth anniversary of U.S. forces moving into Iraq, President Barack Obama has proclaimed March 19 to be “A National Day of Honor.” Here’s is the text of the president’s proclamation: “Nine years ago, members of the United States Armed Forces crossed the…

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VMA-214 return from Emerald Warrior 2012

Posted  March 22, 2012

Approximately 150 Marines and eight aircraft from Marine Attack Squadron 214 returned to the station from the annual joint service exercise Emerald Warrior 2012 March 10. Emerald Warrior 2012, held in the vicinity of Eglin Air Force Base on the Gulf Coast of Florida was designed to improve the…

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