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1st MLG CG gets close-up look at ground Marines during WTI

Posted October 25, 2012 by Story and photo by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

The commanding general of 1st Marine Logistics Group, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., visited Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Oct. 17.

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Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano
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Water Tower Hill: Up With the New, Down With the Old

Posted January 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

YUMA, Ariz. – This year, the skyline at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma’s Water Tower Hill will look a little different.

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Photo by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison
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Canadian Army, Marines join forces, assault mock village

Posted April 12, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

In a scene reminiscent of Apocalypse Now, five Marine UH-1Y Hueys carrying Oscar Company, 3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment, landed at the Yuma Proving Ground’s K-9 village searching for a…

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Photo by Master Sgt. Grady Fontana
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Marine Corps

Memorial Day for Marines at Afghanistan’s Helmand post honors fallen warriors

Posted May 31, 2012 by Master Sgt. Grady T. Fontana

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan — As the blistering sun sets, disappearing in the horizon, a solemn wind of silence breezes through the dusky sky along with the first hints of cool evening air here at...

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Photo by Sgt. Tatum Vayavananda
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World

Priorities Set U.S. Africa Command’s Agenda

Posted July 19, 2012 by Donna Mills

After a year of significant change sweeping the African continent – a wave of democratic movements, the emergence of South Sudan as the world’s newest nation and an increase in violent extremism, among…

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Health & Safety

MWSS-371 Marines go on morale-boosting run

Posted August 30, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, Headquarters and Support Company took to the roads for a motivational run at Cannon Air Defense Complex, Aug. 24.

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Records of the U.S. Marine Corps
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U.S.

National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted November 8, 2012 by Dr. Robert B. Kane

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Al — Throughout November, the nation will celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month.

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Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Scott Reel
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Salutes & Awards

Yuma-based Marine awarded Marine Corps Installations West Achievement Award

Posted March 1, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do. – Leonardo Da Vinci

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NOT SO SECRET WEAPON: Ronald T. Roane guides his 75 pound German Shepherd scout dog, Hobo, as they track down the elusive enemy.
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Marine Corps

War Dogs in the Marine Corps in World War II

Posted March 8, 2012 by

In the late summer of 1942, the Marine Corps decided to experiment with the use of dogs in war, which may have been a new departure for the Corps but not a new idea in warfare. Since ancient times dogs have served man in various ways: the Romans used the heavy Mastiffs with armored collars…

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photo by Pfc. Nicholas S. Ranum
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DoD

U.S., Japan Agree on Okinawa Troop Relocation

Posted May 3, 2012 by Karen Parrish

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2012 – U.S. and Japanese officials announced yesterday the two nations have agreed on a plan to relocate U.S. Marines from Okinawa to Guam. The joint statement of the U.S.-Japan...

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