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VMA-513 celebrates last ball before decommissioning

Posted November 15, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

One could come up with many trivial sayings regarding the decommissioning of a Marine Attack Squadron, but none would truly do the feelings and emotions felt by those in the squadron justice.

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Take a Stand

Posted May 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Brendan King

The first annual "Take a Stand" bike ride to raise awareness for sexual assault.

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Marines familiarize themselves with external lift operations

Posted April 12, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1’s Weapons and Tactics Instructor course covers an impressive range of military exercises meant to school Marines on how to best execute operations as if they were in theater. One operation is the external lift, which involves aircraft transporting a variety…

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Summit Charts NATO Course in Afghanistan, for Future

Posted May 24, 2012 by Jim Garamone

NATO hasn’t just endured, it has thrived, President Barack Obama said at the conclusion of the alliance’s summit in Chicago today. Alliance and partner-nation leaders met in the Windy City and covered a range of...

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Voices of our Ancestors: the Navajo Code Talker’s Story

Posted July 12, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

A few Marines fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time witnessed an amazing piece of history come alive. On July 2, for the first time in more than 60 years, the Marine Corps’ Navajo code from…

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Love in War

Posted August 30, 2012 by Sgt. Heather Golden

Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif. — When you’ve practically lost yourself to a wartime attack, been set on fire, clawed yourself free of wreckage without all your limbs intact…

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City of Yuma plane finds final resting place in public’s eye

Posted October 18, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

In 1949, Yuma appeared to be heading to its’ deathbed. The war was over and the military had shut down the air base.

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Yuma Harrier squadron heads off on final deployment

Posted December 13, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

The last group of a Yuma-based AV-8B Harrier squadron left for their final deployment, Dec. 5.

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VMA-211 change of command

Posted June 7, 2013 by

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. William Waterstreet Lt. Col. Troy Pehrson, the outgoing commander of Marine Attack Squadron 211, center, passes the Marine Corps Colors to Lt. Col. Cory Simmons, the incoming commander of VMA-211, left, as Sgt. Maj. Michael Cayer, the sergeant major of VMA-211, right, salutes this symbolic act of the changing of…

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Noncombatant Evacuation Operation

Posted April 26, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron DIamant

Yuma’s Kiwanis Park was abuzz with activity Friday night, as Marines participating in the Weapons and Tactics Instructor course completed a noncombatant evacuation operation as part of their curriculum. The event takes place twice a year, drawing crowds of locals to watch as Marine CH-53E helicopters land...

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