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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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MCAS Yuma H&HS Field Meet

Posted May 24, 2013 by

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano Marines from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., took part in a squadron-wide field meet in which all the sections competed in various physical training events to strengthen camaraderie and teamwork. A portion of the field meet required the participating…

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Marine volunteers at country music festival as last act

Posted April 19, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

On their final days in the Corps, most Marines spend their time finishing their check out and packing to head on to the next chapter of life. Billy Jay Younger, previously a corporal with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, spent his final days as an active duty Marine volunteering…

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Wounded Warriors, families connect with first ever Warrior Family Games

Posted June 7, 2012 by Cpl. Jovane M. Henry

More than 200 wounded warriors, their spouses and dependents participated in Camp Pendleton’s first Warrior Family Games at the Wounded Warrior Battalion-West compound here, June 1.

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Yuma Marines complete deployment-for-training

Posted July 26, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

It’s true that every Marine is a rifleman, but this applies at only the most basic level. Very few Marines get the consistent training and practice of infantry skills a true grunt requires.

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MWSS-371 refine their skills during training

Posted September 6, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

A Yuma-based engineer company completed their quarterly training required for maintaining job efficiency during deployments at the Barry M. Goldwater Range, Aug. 31.

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