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Priorities Set U.S. Africa Command’s Agenda

Posted July 19, 2012 by Donna Mills

After a year of significant change sweeping the African continent – a wave of democratic movements, the emergence of South Sudan as the world’s newest nation and an increase in violent extremism, among…

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MWSS-371 Marines go on morale-boosting run

Posted August 30, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, Headquarters and Support Company took to the roads for a motivational run at Cannon Air Defense Complex, Aug. 24.

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1st MLG CG gets close-up look at ground Marines during WTI

Posted October 25, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

The commanding general of 1st Marine Logistics Group, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., visited Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Oct. 17.

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Water Tower Hill: Up With the New, Down With the Old

Posted January 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

YUMA, Ariz. – This year, the skyline at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s Water Tower Hill will look a little different.

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NOT SO SECRET WEAPON: Ronald T. Roane guides his 75 pound German Shepherd scout dog, Hobo, as they track down the elusive enemy.
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War Dogs in the Marine Corps in World War II

Posted March 8, 2012 by

In the late summer of 1942, the Marine Corps decided to experiment with the use of dogs in war, which may have been a new departure for the Corps but not a new idea in warfare. Since ancient times dogs have served man in various ways: the Romans used the heavy Mastiffs with armored collars…

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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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Africom Will Maintain ‘Light Footprint’ in Africa

Posted June 14, 2012 by Donna Miles

STUTTGART, Germany, June 12, 2012 – The United States has no plans to seek permanent bases in Africa, and, in the spirit of the new defense strategic guidance, will continue to maintain a “light footprint”…

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Marine Corps

Gov. Brewer’s Panel to Help Meet Education Needs of Children in Military Families

Posted August 3, 2012 by From the Office of Governor Brewer

PHOENIX – It’s the eve of the start of another school year, and that can mean plenty of anxiety and sleepless nights for students preparing for class in a different school.

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Dempsey meets with Turks to discuss regional issues

Posted September 20, 2012 by Jim Garamone

ANKARA, Turkey, Sept. 17, 2012 – The paving stones on the Road of Lions leading to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk’s mausoleum are purposely placed about three inches apart…

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National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted November 8, 2012 by Dr. Robert B. Kane

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Al — Throughout November, the nation will celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month.

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