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Joint Light Tactical Vehicle ‘closes capability gap,’ Army says

Posted June 21, 2013 by David Vergun

While the Humvee has served the Army well for some 25 years, there's a "capability gap" in what it can do for warfighters on a 21st-century battlefield, said the Soldier responsible for overseeing its replacement.

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Face of Defense: Marine Earns Top-Shooter Status

Posted April 26, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Paul Peterson

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., April 23, 2012 – Gunnery Sgt. Joshua A. Peterson is one of the few riflemen to earn a coveted place on the Marine Corps Shooting Team, where the time-honored art of...

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Harrier Airframers provide structure for attack squadrons

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

There are more than 500 panels covering the AV-8B Harrier. That’s more than 500 reasons to exercise utmost prudence when performing maintenance on the aircraft, more than 500 chances for a mistake to...

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Brewer Applauds Official Federal Recognition of Tucson Vet Home

Posted July 26, 2012 by Press Release

PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has designated the Arizona State Veteran Home in Tucson an officially-sanctioned State Veteran Home.

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Exercise Pacific Titan

Posted September 20, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Many say experience is what builds the type of seasoned Marines today’s Corps demands. “Prepared In Peace and War” is the motto Marines held true to during Exercise Pacific Titan…

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Veterans Affairs Home Loan Program Delivers 20 Millionth American Dream

Posted November 1, 2012 by Story by Amaani Lyle

WOODBRIDGE, Va., Oct. 26, 2012 – As three-year-old Joey Carpenter peddled his tricycle over crackling autumn leaves on the driveway…

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F-35B successfully completes first operational flight at MCAS Yuma

Posted February 22, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 conducted its first operational F-35B Lighting II flight at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2013.

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Children and parents celebrate a successful soccer season

Posted March 29, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Station children and their parents celebrated the end of the 2012 youth soccer season with pizza, Gatorade, awards and a waterslide at the Ramada Field on Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Saturday, March 24. With children ages three to six attending in the morning and children ages seven to 12…

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EOD and CLC-16 Marines visit junior high school career day fair

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Four Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines paid a visit to 4th Avenue Junior High School for its Career and College Readiness Day in Yuma, Ariz., May 4. Two Marines hailed from station Explosive Ordinance...

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Exercise Burmese Chase

Posted June 28, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

As the sun rises over the desert hills of southern Arizona, U.S. Marines and British army commandos can clearly see the similarities between Afghanistan and Yuma. From the unbearable heat to the uninhabitable…

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