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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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Yuma H.S. engineer students tour new JSF hangars

Posted October 25, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

The first, and possibly only, civilians to tour one of the new Joint Strike Fighter hangars before the arrival of the first F-35 squadron at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma filed in on Oct. 18.

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Yuma F-35B is lifted to new heights by firefighter unit

Posted February 15, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Zachary Scanlon

With the arrival of the F-35B to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 13 must run through a gauntlet of tests, protocols and procedures with the new F-35B before it is deemed fully flight operational.

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VMA-214 return from Emerald Warrior 2012

Posted March 22, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

Approximately 150 Marines and eight aircraft from Marine Attack Squadron 214 returned to the station from the annual joint service exercise Emerald Warrior 2012 March 10. Emerald Warrior 2012, held in the vicinity of Eglin Air Force Base on the Gulf Coast of Florida was designed to improve the…

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Wounded Warriors ride the wave to rehabilitation

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Derrick Irions

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Sun rays pierced through the early morning clouds as ocean waves curled and crashed onto Camp Pendleton’s Del Mar shore. Juan M. Garcia, assistant secretary of the Navy returned to Pendleton’s waterfront, May 5, to surf alongside Wounded…

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City of Yuma supports station exercise

Posted June 21, 2012 by Photo by Capt. Staci Reidinger

Six City of Yuma employees were recognized for their superior support of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s Exercise Desert Fire on June 6, 2012 at the Yuma City Hall. MCAS Yuma partners with city…

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