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Marine Corps

ARFF Marines start, put out, the fire in Miramar

Posted August 9, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

The wailing of a fire engine is a sound no one hopes to hear. It’s the sound of unpredictability and the unknown. To the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting section…

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Health & Safety

CBRN lights Marines’ fire with DECON training

Posted September 27, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Every Marine remembers their first experience with the gas chamber in boot camp. It’s one of the many tear-jerking memories that binds Marines together.

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MCAS Yuma helps Young Marines in growth, development

Posted November 8, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma hosted the local chapter of Young Marines, Nov. 2-3, to help foster positive development for the local youth.

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Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Ken Kalemkarian
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Marine Corps first operational F-35B conducts initial vertical landing

Posted March 29, 2013 by Capt. Staci Reidinger

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Ken Kalemkarian Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, the Corpsí first operational F-35B Lightning II squadron, prepares for flight operations aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. March 21, 2013. VMFA-121 conducted the Marine Corpsí first Short Take Off, Vertical Landing operations outside of a testing environment on the same day….

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H&HS Marines medal in shooting competition

Posted March 29, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Two station Marines took home medals after participating in the Marine Corps West Division shooting matches at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Capt. Alexander Vanston, the Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron adjutant and a native of West Nyack, N.Y., and Sgt. Johnny Paredez, a H&HS combat…

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Station ARFF trains in setting up decontamination site

Posted May 17, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma aircraft rescue and firefighting department trained in setting up a mass decontamination site, May 10-11. The training, part of ARFF personnel’s annual training requirements, educated the firefighters on quickly and effectively constructing a...

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Live Fire: Marines Unload Ammo in Corporals Course First

Posted July 12, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Two Marines cautiously walked and waited for potential enemy contact, not knowing where they will take enemy fire from next. Then, a sudden break in the silence occurs as the sound of gunfire erupts.

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A peek into the life of Cpl. Walker

Posted August 23, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Being promoted to corporal was not the first time Walker took the role as a noncommissioned officer.

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Station helps Yumans G.A.I.N safety knowledge

Posted October 11, 2012 by Photos by Cpl. Sean Dennison

The children of a Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines pose in one of the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting section fire trucks…

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Station gets All-Wrapped during holiday event

Posted December 6, 2012 by Story and Photos by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

Although Jack Frost may not nip your nose in Yuma, Ariz. during December, the spirit of Christmas warms up for the Marines, Sailors and their families at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Nov. 30.

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