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POW recalls ‘hidden treasure’ in lessons learned

Posted March 1, 2013 by Amber Baillie

Courtesy photograph Retired Col. Lee Ellis, a prisoner of war who spent five and a half years in the “Hanoi Hilton” during the Vietnam War, spoke at the Air Force Academy’s National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 21-22, 2013. A prisoner of war held in the “Hanoi Hilton” for five and a half years shared…

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Opinion: Commend the deserving, encourage the wayward

Posted March 29, 2012 by Cpl. Jakob Schulz

All too often I see the line between noncommissioned officers and junior enlisted Marines blurring. I see lance corporals and privates first class talking back to corporals and sergeants, and NCO’s getting too friendly with the Marines they’re supposed to be leading and setting the standard for. When I picked up…

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Yuma leadership assesses Corps’ suicide prevention training

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Station leadership attended a suicide prevention site brief at the station chapel, May 1-3. Led by Master Gunnery Sgt. Phillip Bush, senior enlisted advisor for behavioral health, Headquarters Marine Corps, staff noncommissioned officers and officers gathered to understand where...

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New Financial Guidance May Help Troops as They Move

Posted June 28, 2012 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 – Homeowners with military transfer orders will be immediately eligible for short sales under new guidance to mortgage servicers that may help tens of thousands of military…

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New Marine Officers Will Add to Legacy of Excellence

Posted August 16, 2012 by Karen Parrish

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta offered congratulations and a challenge to a group of newly minted Marine Corps officers during a commissioning ceremony today at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle, Va....

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Allen Discusses Insider Attacks in ‘60 Minutes’ Interview

Posted October 4, 2012 by Story by Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.

WASHINTON — In a recent interview on the CBS program “60 Minutes” the commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan said he takes his mission personally…

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First marine operational F-35 pilots, maintainers attend transition training

Posted November 29, 2012 by Story and photo by Ensign Lisa M. Lill

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE Fla – The first two operational Marine fighter pilots from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA 121) attended F-35 transition training at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla from September 17 through November 20.

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Aviation Logistics Marine chosen for USO leadership award

Posted May 10, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Reba James

One of our own, Cpl. MaryBeth Monson, a structural mechanic with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 (MALS-13) aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., and a native of Weston, Idaho, has been selected as the United Service Organization’s (USO) Woman of the Year Military Leadership Award.

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Inventor, entreprenuer, Marine, all-around good time

Posted April 12, 2012 by Lance Cpl. BIll Waterstreet

Democritus, an Ancient Greek philosopher, once said, “Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold. Happiness dwells in the soul.” Anyone who doubts the truth of these words need only meet Cpl. Michael “Mikey” Raymundo. “I just like to have fun and not worry about what’s going to…

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Station celebrates national fitness day

Posted May 31, 2012 by Pfc. Zach Scanlon

On May 23, 2012 a fitness day was held at the MCX on MCAS Yuma for Marines and their families. The event was to promote Michele Obama’s fitness month program. At this event there was a Marine...

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