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Marine’s love of racing carries over into Corps

Posted August 9, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

“America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, bad-ass speed.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, 1936 There are two kinds of people in this world: those who race and those who don’t.

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Yuma Marine lives life through the lens

Posted September 20, 2012 by Story by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Staff Sgt. Aaron Belford, the Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron substance abuse control officer and a native of Minneapolis, Minn., looks up…

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Welcome Home Avengers

Posted November 8, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Sons, daughters, mothers, fathers, friends and fellow service members gathered to welcome home Marines from Marine Attack Squadron 211 and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13…

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Marine Corps’ first operational F-35B conducts initial Vertical Landing

Posted March 22, 2013 by Capt. Staci Reidinger

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 watched in amazement and satisfaction as the Corps’ first operational F-35B Lightning II squadron conducted its first Short Take Off, Vertical Landing operations aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. March 21, 2013.

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VMA-214 Blacksheep honor historic Marine

Posted March 29, 2012 by Cpl. Jakob Schulz

Marine Attack Squadron 214 honored the accomplishments of a former squadron pilot Feb. 9 at a memorial service in Carpinteria, Calif. The service honored Capt. Kenneth Newton Linder, a pilot in the squadron when it was still Marine Fighting Squadron 214 during WWII. Linder served aboard the USS…

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Progress Continues Toward NATO Missile Defense System

Posted May 17, 2012 by Donna Miles

The United States will announce at next week’s NATO summit in Chicago that the new missile defense system in Europe has reached interim operational capability, the alliance’s supreme allied...

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Marines helping Marines

Posted June 28, 2012 by

A station wide bone marrow donor registration drive will be held from July 9 to 13. The drive will help determine a possible marrow donor for Gunnery Sgt. Shane Lamont, with Marine Aviation Weapons and...

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Yuma’s Olympians

Posted August 23, 2012 by Story by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

The Olympians on NBC are not the only competitors of their type. For the past 28 years, Yuma, Ariz., has been host to some amazing athletes…

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Lejuene parachute riggers drop in on WTI training

Posted October 11, 2012 by Story by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Look! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No… It’s Marines from Combat Logistics Regiment 2 and CLR-27 doing low altitude static line parachute operations…

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Marines assist in saving endangered species

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

When asking why people joined the Corps, you’d be hard pressed to find someone answer, “To save endangered animals.”

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