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Progress Continues Toward NATO Missile Defense System

Posted May 17, 2012 by Donna Miles

The United States will announce at next week’s NATO summit in Chicago that the new missile defense system in Europe has reached interim operational capability, the alliance’s supreme allied...

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Marines helping Marines

Posted June 28, 2012 by

A station wide bone marrow donor registration drive will be held from July 9 to 13. The drive will help determine a possible marrow donor for Gunnery Sgt. Shane Lamont, with Marine Aviation Weapons and...

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Yuma’s Olympians

Posted August 23, 2012 by Story by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

The Olympians on NBC are not the only competitors of their type. For the past 28 years, Yuma, Ariz., has been host to some amazing athletes…

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Lejuene parachute riggers drop in on WTI training

Posted October 11, 2012 by Story by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Look! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No… It’s Marines from Combat Logistics Regiment 2 and CLR-27 doing low altitude static line parachute operations…

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Marines assist in saving endangered species

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

When asking why people joined the Corps, you’d be hard pressed to find someone answer, “To save endangered animals.”

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VMFA-121 Receives fifth, sixth F-35B

Posted May 24, 2013 by

Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. William Waterstreet An F-35B Lightning II lands at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., May 22, becoming the 6th aircraft attached to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121. VMFA-121 is the first operational F-35 squadron in the U.S. military. Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. William Waterstreet Two F-35B Lightning IIs fly…

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Events

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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Squadron bids farewell to adopted school (until next year)

Posted May 31, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

The dress code for C.W. McGraw Elementary in Yuma, Ariz., is simple: red or blue polo shirts with khakis. However, it’s common to see a Marine Corps uniform among the students every Wednesday. That’s because Marine Attack Squadron 214 has sent out Marines once a...

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MCAS Yuma’s Marine and NCO of the Year

Posted July 19, 2012 by

Sgt. Rodriguez : NCO of the Year Sergeant Rodriguez was born on 18 January 1988 in Harlingen, Texas where he was raised and completed his high school education at Harlingen High School in 2006.

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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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