YUMA PROVING GROUNDS, YUMA, Ariz. – The landscape is mountainous and arid with temperatures nearing 100 degrees. A large group of Marines crouched low just behind the crest of a ridgeline.
Eight Marines with the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Single Marine Program served as volunteer security for the 2012 Country Thunder USA in Florence, Ariz., April 12-15. Country Thunder is one of the largest and most anticipated country â€¦
MCAS Yuma received the Secretary of the Navyâ€™s 2011 Environmental Award in Recognition of Outstanding Achievement for Environmental Quality, Non-Industrial Installation, in Washington D.C., June 5.â€¦
World War I. World War II. The Korean War. Vietnam. Operation Iraqi Freedom. These bloody affairs, and others across the world and time, may never yield all their secrets of the fallen.
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma hosted its second annual Multicultural Day event at the parade deck, Nov. 1. Multicultural day is organized to educate Americans on individual’s diverse backgrounds.
Marine Corps photograph by Top of Formby Cpl. Scott L. Tomaszycki A forklift loads gear and supplies onto a Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 KC-130J Hercules at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., March 22. VMGR-252 transported 20,000 pounds of gear to the course. Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 made a cross-country flight…
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma welcomed approximately 60,000 patrons to the 2012 Air Show Saturday, surpassing last years estimate of 45,000. “We expected about 50,000 and I think we are going to bump right up against that or maybe more,” said Colonel Robert C. Kuckuk, MCAS Yuma commanding officer…