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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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Marine Attack Squadron 211 heads toward Afghanistan

Posted April 19, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

The pilots of Marine Attack Squadron 211 kicked off the squadron’s deployment to Afghanistan, April 17, beginning their AV-8B Harriers’ travels to Southwest Asia. More than 200 Marines with both the squadron and Marine Aviation Logistics 13 boarded aircraft to follow their brethren the following day…

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A call to serve, whether overseas or in community

Posted May 31, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Conscription hasn’t been used to increase the United States Armed Forces since 1973, at the end of the Vietnam War. Today, the members of each military branch are comprised solely of volunteers.

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Station comes together for bone marrow registry

Posted July 19, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison and Cpl. Jolene Bopp

The air station hosted a bone marrow donor registry at the Marine Corps exchange to help one of its own Marines, July 13.

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Range Wardens preserve desert, historical landmarks

Posted September 6, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

It’s hard to say exactly what the station’s Range Wardens do every day, because one day for them rarely resembles any other.

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Marines simulate U.S. Embassy evacuation in Yuma, Twentynine Palms

Posted October 25, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One Weapons and Tactics Instructor course conducted a noncombatant evacuation operation exercise in the City of Yuma, Ariz.…

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Relief and Appointment

Posted February 15, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

The transfer of power at a relief and appointment ceremony for Yuma-based Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 took place at the parade deck aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Feb. 11.

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Archbishop visits station, God in tow

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Jakob Schulz

Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, archbishop of military services, visited MCAS Yuma March 17 through 19 to speak to Catholic Marines. The visit was part of Broglio’s many scheduled visits to military bases throughout the U.S. “I always try to visit myself or have one of my three bishops visit each base…

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MCAS Yuma says farewell to old Air Traffic Control Tower comes down

Posted May 3, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

The old air traffic control tower, which has long stood companion to base operations, is soon to exist only as a memory. The red and white Marine Corps Air Station Yuma ATC tower has been condemned, and it is...

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Biden Promotes Service to Military Families

Posted June 21, 2012 by Lisa Daniel

Dr. Jill Biden shed light on her message of rallying support for military families yesterday with a presentation before one of the world’s largest gatherings devoted to national serivce and volunteerism.…

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