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Sports

Minimal is More: Marine takes on new challenge

Posted June 7, 2012 by Cpl. Patrick P. Evenson

Every step is a tender struggle. Every sensation is heightened by each consecutive strike. Most would not even think about braving a cold winter’s day without a coat, or taking an evening stroll around the block...

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Marine Corps

H&HS Marines receive counter-IED training

Posted July 26, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Marines from Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron conducted counter-IED training, July 16 – 17, at Camp Pendleton, Calif., as part of the week-long Deployment For Training exercise.

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Events

Sesame Street dances into hearts of military children

Posted September 13, 2012 by Cpl. Sean Dennison

Residents of Sesame Street temporarily found a new home at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Sept. 6-7. The tour is part of the United Services Organization’s, “Sesame Street…

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World

Air superiority: Harriers continue operations over Helmand

Posted November 1, 2012 by Cpl. Timothy Lenzo

CAMP BASTION, Afghanistan – Two AV-8B Harrier II Plus aircraft appear to dot the gray sky, as ground crewmembers prepare for their arrival.

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Events

The Avengers assemble in Exchange and Marvel’s latest military-only free comic

Posted February 22, 2013 by Chris Ward

Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, and Black Widow are all making their way to military installations around the world via one million free comic books published exclusively for the Armed Forces by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Marvel Custom Solutions.

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Local

While my ukulele warmly laughs: Marine brings sounds of Pacific to Yuma

Posted March 22, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

The ukulele originated in Hawaii in the 19th century, based on Portuguese guitar-like instruments. The instrument spread in popularity in the 20th century, and even today austere communities such as Yuma are treated to the sounds of…

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Local

Tomcats prep for 15th MEU with RUT exercise

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

Before any Marine Expeditionary Unit prepares to set sail on the high seas, various training requirements must be accomplished to ensure complete integration of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. Part of the Realistic Urban Training requirements, which provides opportunities to...

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Salutes & Awards

Marine takes home MCCS Employee of the quarter award

Posted June 21, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

MCAS Yuma’s Marine Corps Community Services staff members hosted an Employee of the Quarter Award’s breakfast June 12 at Club Pulse…

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Marine Corps

Marine for a Day

Posted August 16, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Jovan M. Henry

At only 5 years old, Jorge Solis has dreamed of becoming a Marine for more than half his life. He finally got the chance to live his dream when the Make-A-Wish Foundation partnered with Camp Pendleton to conduct a hands-on tour for Jorge and his family, Aug. 10...

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Health & Safety

Get your groove on at Ball Boot Camp

Posted October 4, 2012 by Story and photo by Cpl. Jolene Bopp

Semper Fit and Health Promotions began Ball Boot Camp, an eight-week fitness and nutrition class, early this September in an effort to help women prepare for ball season at the GCX, building 686.

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