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Brewer Applauds Official Federal Recognition of Tucson Vet Home

Posted July 26, 2012 by Press Release

PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has designated the Arizona State Veteran Home in Tucson an officially-sanctioned State Veteran Home.

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Exercise Pacific Titan

Posted September 20, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Many say experience is what builds the type of seasoned Marines today’s Corps demands. “Prepared In Peace and War” is the motto Marines held true to during Exercise Pacific Titan…

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Veterans Affairs Home Loan Program Delivers 20 Millionth American Dream

Posted November 1, 2012 by Story by Amaani Lyle

WOODBRIDGE, Va., Oct. 26, 2012 – As three-year-old Joey Carpenter peddled his tricycle over crackling autumn leaves on the driveway…

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F-35B successfully completes first operational flight at MCAS Yuma

Posted February 22, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 conducted its first operational F-35B Lighting II flight at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2013.

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Children and parents celebrate a successful soccer season

Posted March 29, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Station children and their parents celebrated the end of the 2012 youth soccer season with pizza, Gatorade, awards and a waterslide at the Ramada Field on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Saturday, March 24. With children ages three to six attending in the morning and children ages seven to 12…

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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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Exercise Burmese Chase

Posted June 28, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

As the sun rises over the desert hills of southern Arizona, U.S. Marines and British army commandos can clearly see the similarities between Afghanistan and Yuma. From the unbearable heat to the uninhabitable…

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MWSS-374: Paving A Better Future

Posted August 16, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Breaking new ground isn’t easy. Building a foundation, in the most literal sense, is hard work...

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From the mound to the clouds:

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

“30 SECONDS!” A small formation of Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 Marines, most of them combat engineers, stares silently at a small desert clearing.

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Kofa cadets share in Corps hospitality

Posted November 15, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

This year, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma had more than 140 new special guests in attendance at the air station’s annual uniform pageant and cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the Marine Corps’ 237th birthday, Nov. 7.

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