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Health & Safety

Yuma leadership assesses Corps’ suicide prevention training

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Station leadership attended a suicide prevention site brief at the station chapel, May 1-3. Led by Master Gunnery Sgt. Phillip Bush, senior enlisted advisor for behavioral health, Headquarters Marine Corps, staff noncommissioned officers and officers gathered to understand where...

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Events

EOD and CLC-16 Marines visit junior high school career day fair

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Four Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines paid a visit to 4th Avenue Junior High School for its Career and College Readiness Day in Yuma, Ariz., May 4. Two Marines hailed from station Explosive Ordinance...

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Local

Tomcats prep for 15th MEU with RUT exercise

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

Before any Marine Expeditionary Unit prepares to set sail on the high seas, various training requirements must be accomplished to ensure complete integration of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. Part of the Realistic Urban Training requirements, which provides opportunities to...

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Motorcycle training: Not just another check in the box

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Anyone on station who rides a motorcycle, and even those who don’t, are regularly being reminded of training and proper riding equipment. Marines are constantly hearing things like “make sure you take all the riding courses” and “always wear your PPE (proper protective...

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Chesty, the Mascot, Becomes Children’s Best Friend at Museum

Posted May 10, 2012 by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

Triangle, VA – Parts of the National Museum of the Marine Corps are “going to the dogs” — and to the kids. The Museum recently installed...

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Sports

Wounded Warriors ride the wave to rehabilitation

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Derrick Irions

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Sun rays pierced through the early morning clouds as ocean waves curled and crashed onto Camp Pendleton’s Del Mar shore. Juan M. Garcia, assistant secretary of the Navy returned to Pendleton’s waterfront, May 5, to surf alongside Wounded…

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Local

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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Salutes & Awards

Yuma Navy League Honors station, WTI Marines

Posted May 3, 2012 by Courtesy story

A large gathering of Yuma Navy League members gathered at the Emerald Springs Resort to honor the Marine Aircraft Group 13 Marine and noncommissioned officer in charge of the Quarter from Marine Corps Air Base, Yuma. Lance Cpl. Juan de la Cruz, a Marine Attack...

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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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DoD

U.S., Japan Agree on Okinawa Troop Relocation

Posted May 3, 2012 by Karen Parrish

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2012 – U.S. and Japanese officials announced yesterday the two nations have agreed on a plan to relocate U.S. Marines from Okinawa to Guam. The joint statement of the U.S.-Japan...

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