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Obama Pledges Responsible Drawdown in Afghanistan

Posted September 6, 2012 by Donna Miles

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2012 – The United States will remain focused on the mission in Afghanistan while working toward ending the war in a responsible way that protects…

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India Company conducts platoon and company combined arms attacks

Posted October 25, 2012 by Story and photo by Sgt. Steve Cushman

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.

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It’s a TRAP! Marines Practice Recovery Ops

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Finally, the sound of helicopters overhead, gunfire and explosions in the direction of the enemy, the sight of friendly forces streaming out of their transports.

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Country Thunder, Hear My Cry: Station SMP supports music festival

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

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 …

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Environmental department receives SECNAV award

Posted June 14, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

MCAS Yuma received the Secretary of the Navy’s 2011 Environmental Award in Recognition of Outstanding Achievement for Environmental Quality, Non-Industrial Installation, in Washington D.C., June 5.…

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HHS Sgt. named MCI-W NCO of the Quarter

Posted August 9, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

What does it take to be considered one of the Marine Corps’ best? What must a Marine achieve to be recognized as a cut above the rest?

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Yuma celebrates national remembrance of the fallen: POW/MIA

Posted September 27, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Sean Dennison

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.

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Station hosts second annual Multicultural Day

Posted November 8, 2012 by Story and photos by Pfc. Brendan King

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.

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VMGR-252 Hercs support WTI

Posted March 29, 2013 by Cpl. Scott L. Tomaszycki

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…

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MCAS Yuma 2012 Air Show: Another successful show

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

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…

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