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Silent Drill

Posted March 1, 2013 by

Marine Corps photograph by Pfc. Brendan King Marines from the Silent Drill Platoon move as one entity at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Feb. 25. The platoon is based out of the historic Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., and is currently on tour and ready to perform here at MCAS Yuma, Ariz. Marine Corps photograph by…

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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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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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The Avengers assemble in Exchange and Marvel’s latest military-only free comic

Posted February 22, 2013 by Chris Ward

Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, and Black Widow are all making their way to military installations around the world via one million free comic books published exclusively for the Armed Forces by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Marvel Custom Solutions.

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The Flying Dutchmen train at MCAS Yuma

Posted February 22, 2013 by by Cpl. William Waterstreet

A detachment of F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Dutch Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) is conducting combat training exercises in conjunction with Marine Corps Air Station Yuma based squadrons over Barry M. Goldwater Range West, Feb. 3 – 23.

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VMA-311 Pre-Deployment ITX

Posted February 15, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

In preparation for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Marine Attack Squadron 311 participated in a month-long Integrated Training Exercise

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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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Relief and Appointment

Posted February 15, 2013 by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

The transfer of power at a relief and appointment ceremony for Yuma-based Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 took place at the parade deck aboard Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Feb. 11.

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It’s a TRAP! Marines Practice Recovery Ops

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Finally, the sound of helicopters overhead, gunfire and explosions in the direction of the enemy, the sight of friendly forces streaming out of their transports.

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MAG-13 Leads Integrated Training Exercise ACE

Posted February 6, 2013 by Story by Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

For more than 11 years, the U.S. Marine Corps has been engaged in combat operations in the Middle East. In that time the way we fight has drastically changed to counter the tactics of our adversaries.

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