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Marine spouse and a Criminal of a teacher

Posted May 17, 2012 by Sgt. Daniel Malta

Teachers mold our youth and prepare them for their future, which is why it’s important for their hard work to be noticed during this year’s teacher appreciation week. One of our very own Marine spouses who teaches at Yuma High School, home to the Criminals(mascot), Mrs. Shannon...

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The Origins of the United States Marine Corps

Posted April 19, 2012 by TECOM.usmc.mil

Immediately after the outbreak of the American Revolution, the colonies went about organizing individual armies and navies. In several of the state navies, provisions were made for the use of Marines. It was not…

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Yuma commemorates those who gave all

Posted May 31, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Americans in Yuma and across the country spent Monday remembering and celebrating the lives of the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the land of the free. Originally known as Declaration Day, Memorial Day is designed to give tribute to all the men and women…

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Marines nerd out at Comic-Con 2012

Posted July 19, 2012 by Story and Photos by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Cosplayers, crafts of cosmic caliber, and copious cameras are common occasion at Comic-Con. Meritable Marines meting out many moments to make this marvel measurably more magnificent are not.

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Dental is dentalacious: Sailors aid thousands each year in Yuma

Posted September 6, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Give or take a few, an adult human being has 32 teeth. A dental company detachment here at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma is in charge of providing care for approximately 144,000 teeth.

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Leader’s Forum: Federal Aid for Yuma Schools

Posted October 25, 2012 by Col. Robert Kuckuk

Ensuring military children are provided a quality education, no matter where we are stationed, is a priority within our Marines Corps.

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MAG-13 Leads Integrated Training Exercise ACE

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

For more than 11 years, the U.S. Marine Corps has been engaged in combat operations in the Middle East. In that time the way we fight has drastically changed to counter the tactics of our adversaries.

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BCD kicks off West Coast Tour in Yuma

Posted March 8, 2012 by

The Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment kicked off its West Coast tour with a performance at MCAS Yuma, March 1. The detachment performed for station personnel on the parade field, moving toward the public with a performance at Kofa High School the same evening and Gila Ridge High School Friday.

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CLC-16 retrieves satellite during convoy exercise

Posted May 3, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Marines from Combat Logistics Company 16 led a convoy to set up and retrieve a Russian satellite for a training operation, April 26-27. The seven Marines and one corpsman, traveling by four seven-tons, out of ...

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Maldonado bids yuma adios

Posted June 14, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Sgt. Maj. Leonard Maldonado’s last day as Marine Attack Squadron’s 214 sergeant major and his last tour of duty in the Marine Corps was a blessedly cool evening for Yuma, Ariz. Perhaps the weather received…

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