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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 Aviators: A Century of Service

Posted March 29, 2012 by 2nd MAW Public Affairs

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. More than one hundred years ago, Orville and Wilbur Wright took turns guiding their wood and fabric Flyer over the dunes of Kitty Hawk, N.C. Just over five years later, the Navy had made the decision to acquire flying machines, and by 1912 had four…

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Remembering the Bataan Death March, a Pacific Legacy

Posted May 17, 2012 by Story by Richard A. Long

At dawn, 9 April 1942, Major General Edward P. King, Jr., commanding Luzon Force, Bataan, Philippine Islands, surrendered more than 75,000 starving and disease-ridden American soldiers, sailors, and Marines, and their Filipino allies, to overwhelming Japanese forces. He inquired of...

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VMA-311 leader moves across station

Posted June 28, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Family, friends and Marines of Marine Attack Squadron 311 joined together at the squadron hangar June 22 for the change of command ceremony. Lt. Col. Peter Blake relinquished command of VMA-311…

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Muscle(car) Men

Posted August 16, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

There’s something about a classic muscle car; its an-attention getter, sleek lines and steel parts. They are distinctly American, with an almost cult following...

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Mean GREENS Marines

Posted October 4, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

To increase the daily productivity of missions in remote locations and decrease the warfighters dependence on traditional energy sources…

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Military working dog bids farewell to working life

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

She’s spent her entire lifetime locating explosives and apprehending suspects, all in the name of one thing. Tennis balls.

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MAG-13 Change of Command

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Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Brendan King Col. Michael J. Gough, the outgoing commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 13, escorts his wife during the change of command ceremony for MAG-13, May 23 aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. Gough, who took command of MAG-13 in May 2010 and oversaw the build-up and…

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Canadian Army, Marines join forces, assault mock village

Posted April 12, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

In a scene reminiscent of Apocalypse Now, five Marine UH-1Y Hueys carrying Oscar Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment, landed at the Yuma Proving Ground’s K-9 village searching for a…

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Memorial Day for Marines at Afghanistan’s Helmand post honors fallen warriors

Posted May 31, 2012 by Master Sgt. Grady T. Fontana

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan — As the blistering sun sets, disappearing in the horizon, a solemn wind of silence breezes through the dusky sky along with the first hints of cool evening air here at...

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